The Engraved Printing Plates of Rice University Scenes contain twenty-three plates showing buildings, landscapes, and people of importance to the university throughout the years. The materials range in date from 1912 to the 1980s, and would be useful for researchers looking at changes to Rice University over the years.
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Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish material from the Engraved Printing Plates of Rice University Scenes must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library.
Biographical / Historical
The Engraved Printing Plates of Rice University Scenes are comprised of plates showcasing areas at Rice at different points in time, including buildings like Anderson and Lovett Halls, Fondren Library, and the Mechanical Engineering building, as well as relevant historical figures like Edgar Odell Lovett, the University’s first president.
Over the years, Rice University has changed, expanding what began as a cluster of buildings to the developed campus it boasts today. The printing plates in this collection showcase Rice's changes to buildings and landscapes through the years, as well as several important historical figures.
Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University 6100 Main St.
Engraved Printing Plates of Rice University Scenes, 1912-1980, UA 417, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University. https://archives.library.rice.edu/repositories/2/resources/1378 Accessed December 10, 2023.