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

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.

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

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

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"

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.

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…

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.

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.