The first game of the Rice Owls Football season starts on Saturday at 2:30 and will be televised on NBC. To get ready for the impending action, here are some images of the Owls winning big games.
Tags: Rice Owls Football
Tags: Baker College, Dale Sawyer, Elise Sawyer, O-Week, Will Rice College
O-Week (orientation week) can be described as distilling the high points of Rice student life into six days. New students wear their college T-Shirts, go to cheer battles, practice Beer Bike, learn about Rice’s academic structure, and bond with each other. Here are some rather recent photographs that capture the hectic week.
Tags: Baker College, Jones College, O-Week
This Sunday marks the beginning of O-Week. In honor of this long tradition, let’s look at images of students moving into the colleges.
Tags: illuminated manuscripts
That would be our newly acquired and digitized illuminated manuscripts. They both date from the mid to late 13th century. If you would like more information on the leafs, click on the picture to read the dealer’s description of the object.
Tags: Pender Turnbull, Ray Watkin Hoagland
The Library Committee officially started planning the archives in 1949. In 1968, the library allocated space for the Woodson Research Center. The image above shows how the back room of the archives looked in 1969. The shelves behind Ray Watkin Hoagland and Pender Turnbull are still in the back of the Woodson Research Center in the same position with the same tile flooring underneath them.
Tags: Allie May Autry, beach, Galveston Beach
With temperatures in the mid-90s this week, let’s look at others having fun on the beach.
Fondren Library recently acquired a new scanner called the Indus. With this new tool, we’ve been able to scan larger maps and panoramic photographs. We’re quite excited about the larger items that we can now easily scan and post online.
Here are a few images from the 1920s. If you’d like to see the images up close, click on the image and look at the jp2 version.