Lovett, Edgar Odell, 1871-1957
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 494
Abstract Family correspondence, photographs, travel and community involvement records, business information, newsclippings, academic realia and genealogies for the Edgar Odell Lovett family and related families such as the Hale and Wicks families. In addition to providing detailed family history, this material documents the close administrative and philanthropic relationship of the Lovetts and others primarily to Rice Institute, and to a lesser degree the Art League of Houston and the Houston Museum of...
Identifier: MS 060
Abstract: The personal papers of Edgar Odell Lovett, first President of Rice Institute, span almost his entire life. The collection has material about his education at UVA and in Europe, his career at Princeton, his hiring by the Board of Trustees of the Rice Institute, and extensive personal correspondence with friends and societies he was involved with throughout his life. The collection also includes reprints of articles and speeches written by Lovett throughout his life.
Dates: Bulk, 1908-1946 1871-1957; Majority of material found within 1908 - 1946