Monthly Archives: February 2020

Main Street

I’m off to find out whether my next grandchild will be a boy or a girl so I’m a bit rushed. (I don’t care, by the way.) But this is just delicious. Rice off to the upper left. What do … Continue reading

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“William Marsh Rice Correspondence, Miscellaneous”

I’ve been looking around in the Early Rice Institute papers this week and, as always, it’s proven to be a cornucopia of weirdness. It’s a deeply confusing collection, both tedious and   haphazard, a jumbled mountain of litigation records, business … Continue reading

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Campus Map, 1949 plus the 1958 Class Elections

This is an interesting little map. It came from a 1949 student handbook and it shows several things I wasn’t familiar with, including the infirmary, the numbered stadium gates, and which walkways were paved:   The red handwriting delineate where … Continue reading

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“I considered throwing away all these photos,” 2020

I walked in this morning and was immediately presented with a box of really pretty good pictures taken by a Rice student for a photography class in 2010. (It seems impossible but that’s already ten years ago!) She sent them … Continue reading

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