Monthly Archives: December 2021

Merry Christmas From the Tsanoff Family, no date

One of the small delights in the Tsanoff family papers was the discovery that at some point during her high school years Katherine began producing the family’s Christmas cards and continued doing so for many years. They’re all woodblock prints … Continue reading

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“Our world has changed much and yet very little since the angels sang over Bethlehem,” 1961

I’ve mentioned the Rice television show a couple of times before (here and here) and recently I ran across part of the script for the Christmas program in 1961. The only pieces in the folder were the introduction and the … Continue reading

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Peace Through Superior Firepower, no date

This is one of the more interesting Christmas cards I’ve found in the archives– Seasons Greetings From the Lockheed Missiles Division! As far as I know the only Rice tie is that I came across it in the files of … Continue reading

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Bluebonnet Bowl, 1961

Well, Covid has closed Fondren again, this time at least until January 3rd. What this means is that my Christmas posts will have to come from whatever odds and ends I’ve scanned and saved on my laptop over the years. … Continue reading

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Cocktail Hour, no date

It’s 5:00 and I’m about to have one even though I’ll never be as cool as architecture profs Andy Todd and Will Cannaday. Bonus: I’ll also never be as cool as my little grandson, who just walked right up and … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from Jones North, 1959

Yesterday I received a wonderful surprise. In the mail came a big packet sent by loyal reader Karl Benson ’63 that turned out to be full of photographs taken by his late wife, Carolyn Susan Emmenecker, class of 1963 (no … Continue reading

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“I’m pissed,” no date

I found this sequence of images in the Bill Wilson stuff we recently acquired. There are no dates or labels of any kind. I know at least one of you out there knows what’s going on here though, so if … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Leftovers

I happened upon this while browsing in old Threshers the other day. My first instinct was to save it for next year but after all who knows where any of us will be by then. So here we have Thanksgiving, … Continue reading

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