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  • Collection: William Marsh Rice and the Founding of the Institute

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Signed print of the Rice Institute seal.

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Labeled by the photographer as "Harris Bayou from Main Street, 3-28-13, Schleuter, Houston"

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Features businesses such as Lumberman's National Bank, Cockerell & Bonner Druggists, The Columbia Shoe Store and the Binz Building. Advertisements include Lawrence Barrett Cigar and "Richelieu Beer, Made in Houston".

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Features trolley cars, automobiles and businesses such as Foley Bros., Barringer Norton Co., Leopold & Price, Millers Sample Shoe Parlors, the Binz Building, and advertisement for "The New Owl 5 cent Cigar".

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Head and shoulders painted portrait of McAshan.

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Head and shoulders painted portrait of Raphael.

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Leather covered booklet read from by Rice Institute President Edgar Odell Lovett. Describes the order of events, locations, brief biographies of the inaugural lecturers, and a schedule of the lectures. Event dates include October 11-13, 1912.

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Black and white image of a flowered prairie field on the land that would become Rice Institute and later Rice University.