There’s only one thread left hanging:
The last thing Alan Chapman noted was that whoever it was that was asking questions about the early history of the power plant ought to get over to the archives and ask Nancy Boothe about it.
Nancy, ’52, was head of the archives when I first walked in as an overly eager graduate student. It took about a week for her to realize that I was going to be such a nuisance that she might as well teach me how to find what I needed myself. For that and much, much more I owe her a great debt. We all do, really. For her work preserving the history of Rice Nancy received the ARA Meritorious Service Award in 2004 :
I can’t resist a picture of her as an undergrad in 1952, third from the bottom:
And as long as we’re at it, one more of her goofing around in the Woodson, circa 1970s:
Bonus: We don’t always have flowers in the Woodson but you certainly will get service if you ring the bell.