The Rice Decennial Celebration, 1922

It was pretty low key, as these things go. John Grier Hibben, Woodrow Wilson’s successor as president of Princeton, gave an address at the annual Thanksgiving Day reunion “in commemoration of the completion of the first ten years of the Rice Institute as an educational institution.” Here’s the Thresher article about the occasion:

Hibben November 1922

And a picture of the speaker:Hibben photo 1922

But here’s what made me smile when I ran across it a few days ago–the bill:

Decennial Budget



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3 Responses to The Rice Decennial Celebration, 1922

  1. Wow! That letter is a far cry from Banner, isn’t it? 😉

  2. Buddy Chuoke '75 says:

    Never knew that the Owls played a football game on Thanksgiving. Was it an early tradition that faded away?

  3. George Webb says:

    The University Club seemed to figure prominently in the Decennial events. Where was it?

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