Monthly Archives: December 2018

Hanszen 229, 1957

After I got over the shock of Kinsey’s sudden appearance yesterday I spent some time studying the interior dorm shots in Mr. Davidson’s slides. I conclude thus: He lived in South Hall when he arrived at Rice and stayed there … Continue reading

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Let Us Raise a Glass Tonight to Jim Kinsey

Every once in a while I see something so unexpected that I lose my breath. This afternoon I was scanning some more of the slides that were given to us by David Davidson ’57 ’58, enjoying his interesting eye and … Continue reading

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1967 Revisions–Rice University Student Handbook

We have copies of all the student handbooks in the Woodson but as whoever wrote this list noted, the changes from year to year tend to be quite small. Thus, if you need to know when something changed trying to … Continue reading

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Friday Follies: “Some Owlfit”

Taken on January 17, 1926. Don’t they look great? And not one but two dogs! If you zoom in you can see that the writing on the side of the car says “Censored.” Bonus: This was extremely tempting but I … Continue reading

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Rice Boys at a Rest Stop Somewhere in Texas, 1943

A while back I wrote about the the little notebook filled with carefully kept records of offenses against the Rules for Slimes that was donated to the Woodson by Ed Jennings ’48 ’49 and his family. They have since shared … Continue reading

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George Bush Takes In A Game at Rice Stadium, no date

Well, I got home tonight and realized I left my laptop in the Woodson. This means a short post because I am far from adept with this newfangled iPad, but frankly my day was a bit of a circus so … Continue reading

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New Views of Campus, 1953-58

Yesterday one of my beloved colleagues in the Woodson showed me something wonderful–several small boxes of slides taken by an alumnus during his student days in the 1950s. He recently sent them to Alumni Affairs and they in turn sent … Continue reading

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