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William Marsh Rice and the Founding of the Institute

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William Marsh Rice and the Founding of the Institute

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Items in the William Marsh Rice and the Founding of the Institute Collection

Damage from storm of 1900 in Galveston
Photo on cardboard mat. Damage from storm of 1900 in Galveston. A group of men (11) are searching a pile of wooden rubble left behind after the storm. Back of photo reads: Galveston, Texas, October 7, 1900. APPEAL FOR THE HOMELESS OF GALVESTON. Does…

William Marsh Rice at age 34, print made from original oil painting
Inscribed "From an original oil painting of William M. Rice at the age of 34 years, Presented by Wm. M. Rice, Jr., to the Institute, December 1908"

Margaret Bremond Rice, portrait
Black and white photograph of a color painting portrait hung on the walls of the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Portrait of William Marsh Rice, in middle age
Photographic print of a painted portrait

Portrait of Mrs. Elizabeth Baldwin Rice
Charcoal portrait of the second Mrs. William Marsh Rice, seated in a chair, three-quarter length, possibly circa 1880.

	Portrait of Cesar Maurice Lombardi
Photographic reproduction of an oil painting

First Board of Trustees of the Rice Institute and President Edgar Odell Lovett
Back row, left to right: Benjamin Botts Rice, Edgar O. Lovett, Emanuel Raphael, William Marsh Rice, Jr. Front row: James Everett McAshan, Cesar Maurice Lombardi, James Addison Baker, Jr.

Charter of the William M. Rice Institute (handwritten copy version)
Handwritten copy of the original charter document for the Rice Institute, written in one person's hand, including names of those who signed the document and what seals were present.

Number of Dead May Reach 10,0000, newspaper article on Galveston Storm of 1900
Newspaper article published by the New York Times, Sept. 10, 1900.

Last will and testament of Mrs. Elizabeth Baldwin Rice, 1896 carbon copy with handwritten annotations
5 page carbon copy of the typed will, with handwritten annotations