New exhibit online: Lovett World Tour

Color postcard featuring the R.M. Munster, on which Dr. and Mrs. Edgar Odell Lovett of Rice Institute traveled during their world tour, 1908-1909.

Around the World with Edgar Odell Lovett!

This exhibit features  items  collected on the 1908-1909 world tour taken by Rice Institute President Edgar Odell Lovett, his wife Mary Hale Lovett, and Secretary for Rice’s Board of Trustees, Carrington Weems.

The mission of the tour was to research the best characteristics of the world’s top universities and plan the academic, administrative, student and physical structure of the Rice Institute.

There will be more exhibits on this site soon – stay tuned!

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