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Invitation to the Formal Opening of Rice Institute, addressed to Dr. James Edwin Thompson, President of Victoria University of Manchester

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Title

Invitation to the Formal Opening of Rice Institute, addressed to Dr. James Edwin Thompson, President of Victoria University of Manchester

Subject

Rice University -- History

Description

Engraved scroll signed by Dr. Edgar Odell Lovett of Rice Institute.

Abstract

Invitations such as this one were sent out to delegates from the world's universities to invite them to celebrate the opening of Rice Institute and to make a statement about the kind place Rice was to be. The invitation were signed by President Lovett personally, included a full program of the three days of celebratory events and lectures, and were mailed in a handmade wooden tube especially created for this purpose. Read the lectures in the three volume set online, "The Book of the Opening," at https://scholarship.rice.edu/handle/1911/35962.

Source

Rice University Archives General Photo files, "Formal Opening", Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

Publisher

Rice University

Date

1912

Rights

This material is in the public domain and may be freely used, with attribution. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.

Has Version

See full digital object online at http://hdl.handle.net/1911/63451

Format

text

Type

Image

Identifier

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