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

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One page lease agreement and accompanying map of the area and relevant buildings, near Buffalo, Texas. Copy signed by Merchants and Planters Oil Company secretary, Benjamin Botts Rice.

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Panoramic black and white photograph featuring buildings with construction scaffolding, drainage pipes, temporary buildings and large puddles of standing water on the ground.

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Newsclipping identified in scrapbook as Houston Post, Sept. 26, 1900

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New York Journal, Night Special, Thursday Nov. 1, 1900, pages 1 and 2, as clipped by Henry Romeike news clipping service. Reverse side features headline "Patrick Gave Rice Poison, says Valet Jones"

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New York Journal, Oct. 8, 1900, as clipped by Henry Romeike news clipping service. Hand drawn illustrations include interior of Rice's apartment and view of Patrick and Jones behind bars.

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New York Journal, Sunday Oct. 7, 1900, pages 61-62. Illustrations include diagram of rooms in Mr. Rice's apartment, drawings of Capt. James A. Baker, Dr. Walker Curry, and more. Page 2 headline "Chemist's Report in the Rice Case will be of Grave…

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New York Journal, Friday Oct. 5, 1900, page 1. Illustrations include a formally dressed William Marsh Rice leaning on a cane, the latest portrait of Rice sitting with his cane.

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New York Journal, Oct. 21, 1900, pages 1-2. Illustrations include Jones hypnotizing Rice, a man about to stab another man, two men harassing a man in a chair, and a man hypnotizing a seated woman. Page 2 headline reads "Can Weaponless Murder Be…

Galveston Hurricane (1900) - The New York Times.pdf
Newspaper article published by the New York Times, Sept. 10, 1900.