[William Stamps and Libbie Rice Farish with daughter Martha Farish Gerry]

Description:

William Stamps Farish and Libbie Rice Farish (far right) with daughter Martha Farish Gerry standing by rail in industrial setting.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: c. 1945  
Partner(s):
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Collection(s):
Robert Joy Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 302
Past 30 days: 5
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: c. 1945
  • Digitized: September 26, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States
Era
Oil and Gas, 1901-Present
Date
c. 1945  
Description:

William Stamps Farish and Libbie Rice Farish (far right) with daughter Martha Farish Gerry standing by rail in industrial setting.

Note:

Libbie Rice Farish (1888-1978) was a member of the Rice family of Houston. Her great-uncle William Marsh Rice founded Rice University. She was the wife of William Stamps Rice, a founder of Humble Oil and Refining Company and later president of Standard Oil. She was a patron of the arts and education, a lifetime trustee of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, a founding trustee of St. John's School, a trustee of the William Stamps Farish Fund at Rice University and a major contributor to the Society for the Performing Arts.

Physical Description:

Original print, black & white. 9" x 7"

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Partner:
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Collection:
Robert Joy Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: MS39-05-002
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth18588
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public