Unveiling Willy’s Statue

Unveiling ceremony of the statue of William Marsh Rice, 1930

After its official unveiling on June 8, 1930, the statue of William Marsh Rice became a favorite of photographers and a popular meeting place on campus. Here he his through the years.

William Marsh Rice statue with four students, seated, 1955

William Marsh Rice statue with four students, seated, 1955

Snow on the William Marsh Rice statue, 1977

Snow on the William Marsh Rice statue, 1977

Turning the statue of Willy back into place, 1988

Turning the statue of Willy back into place, 1988

Students gathered around the statue of William Marsh Rice, ca. 1992

Students gathered around the statue of William Marsh Rice, ca. 1992

 

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