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07/18/1918 (9 pgs)

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 1

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

Correspondence from Rice Institute student Otto Eisenlohr to his high school sweetheart and eventual wife, Gainor Roberts, regarding student life, academics and athletics at Rice Institute, and contemporary newsclippings and photographs.

Topics include Rice during the First World War, Houston from 1915-1921, science at Rice Institute, hazing of freshmen by upperclassmen, secret societies on campus, popular movies, dances, Rice football, basketball, and baseball, and ROTC activities during the first World War.


  • Creation: 1915-1921


Access Restrictions

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.


From the Collection: 5 Linear Feet (10 boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas Repository

Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston Texas 77005 USA