The Woodson is home to a very large number of early Rice business office papers, some rescued from the basement of Allen Center and some from heaven only knows where. A while back I found this little note to the Board of Trustees sitting on a book truck waiting to be put back in its folder. I include it here as representative of the mountain of mundane documents that will surely crush me one day, or at least crush my will to go on:
I also include it because it has a couple really cool pictures attached:
A lot of our money came from investments like this one.