Map of Edgar Odell Lovett's world tour, 1908-1909

Map created in 2009 detailing the route taken in 1908-1909 by Edgar Odell Lovett, Mary Hale Lovett and F. Carrington Weems for the Rice Institute.

While seeking the expertise of international scholars and educators to help shape the Rice Institute, Lovett visited schools, colleges, universities, art galleries and other cultural organizations. 

Countries they visitied include but are not limited to: England, Ireland, Scotland, Norway, Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, France, Holland, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Turkey, Hungary, Austria, Poland, Russia and Japan.