Monthly Archives: May 2017

Come Hell or High Water, 1975

Well, I’m back in town after the holiday weekend. My trip to Seguin had to be postponed but it was for a wonderful reason: a generous donor offered a collection (quite an important one) to the Woodson and I needed … Continue reading

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Good Contact, c1970

I love baseball and I hope Rice plays until there aren’t any games left. Rebellious as I am, I refused to crop it. Bonus: I’m headed off early for the long weekend, partly for fun and then with a side … Continue reading

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“the passing of an old sentinel,” 1921

Yesterday I was looking for something in some William Ward Watkin materials and I found this little poem written by Dr. Lovett and its accompanying explanation. It was in a folder labeled “Landscaping.” While I do follow the logic, that … Continue reading

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Your Summer Assignment, 1915

Deny everything. These rumors are pretty interesting, even 102 years later: Bonus: View from third floor of Space Science, which is about to start demo for the big renovation.

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Friday Follies: En garde!

Oh, those zany band guys. There’s actually quite a bit going on in this picture. Bonus: 

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Gate Number . . . 4??

I was not expecting this: It’s there right at the bottom–drawings for Gate 4, with wonderful owls on the top. I’m on record as not being a total nut for owls (I’ve seen way too many collections of owls made … Continue reading

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Another Note About Gate Number 3

There’s really no end to the things you could say about Gate Number 3. In a single afternoon in the Woodson I found more information and images than I can coherently discuss so here are just a few of the … Continue reading

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