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Color postcard featuring the R.M. Munster, on which Dr. and Mrs. Edgar Odell Lovett of Rice Institute traveled during their world tour, 1908-1909.

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This postcard features the SS Mongolia, a steamship traveled on by Edgar Odell Lovett, Mary Hale Lovett and F. Carrington Weems on their world tour for the Rice Institute in 1909. They traveled from Russia to Japan and from Japan to Hawaii aboard…

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Pamphlet detailing the first and second cabin rates and schedules for the Pacific Railway Company's line of "Empresses" (steamships). Stamped in red across the pamphlet cover are the words " All C.P.R. Steamers are equipped with Marconi wireless…

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

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Handwritten envelope addressed to Major H.S. Hale, from Edinburgh, from his daughter Mary Hale Lovett, who was tour educational institutions with her husband, Edgar Odell Lovett, of the then Rice Institute. The Lovett's children stayed at the home of…

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Letter from Rice Institute President Edgar Odell Lovett to his sister-in-law Annie Hale, while traveling in Japan at the end of the world tour for Rice Institute. In the letter, he details the travel and homecoming plans for himself and his wife…

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The Kanaya Hotel opened in 1873 and is one of Japan's oldest and best-known western-style establishments.
This item was collected on the world tour taken by Rice Institute President Edgar Odell Lovett, his wife Mary Hale Lovett, and Secretary for…

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The Capitoline Hill, as it is called in English, is between the Forum and the Campus Martius, is one of the seven hills of Rome. It is an urban plan laid by Michelangelo, connecting buildings through a central axis and plaza.
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Letter asking Ms. Hale to please address her correspondence to Dr. and Mrs. Lovett care of the Embassy of the United States of America, Tokyo, Japan.