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Permission to publish from the Red Bale/Percy Arthur Memorabilia Collection, UA 224, must be obtained from Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.
Percy Arthur was Captain of the 1934 Rice Institute football team and participated in the Rice Owls first Southwestern Conference championship in 1934. Previously Arthur had been captain of the 1929 Reagan High School football team. Following graduation from Rice, he attended Columbia University, receiving a master’s degree in education and in 1936 returned to Rice as assistant football coach. Later he became South Texas Agency manager for the Southland Life Insurance Company. He married Ivy Arthur Bale in 1940.
Allen “Red” Bale was Percy Arthur’s football teammate and college roommate. He coached at Rice University and became an athletic director there. He married Ivy Arthur Bale, Percy Arthur’s widow, in 2000.
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Red Bale / Percy Arthur Rice Institute football memorabilia collection, UA 224, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University. http://archives.library.rice.edu/repositories/2/resources/779 Accessed December 07, 2022.