[Dr. W. V. Houston and Lamar Fleming Jr.]

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Dr. W. V. Houston (president of Rice University 1946-61) and Lamar Fleming Jr. Exterior shot.

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Original print, sepia. 4.25" x 6.25". Feathered edges.

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Creator: Unknown. March 3, 1946.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Robert Joy Collection and was provided by The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 308 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Dr. W. V. Houston (president of Rice University 1946-61) and Lamar Fleming Jr. Exterior shot.

Physical Description

Original print, sepia. 4.25" x 6.25". Feathered edges.

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Lamar Fleming, Jr. (1892-1964) joined the Anderson, Clayton and Company cotton merchandiser in 1911. He was president from 1939 to 1953 and chairman of the board from 1953 to 1960. He served on the boards of the University of Houston, Rice University, the Kinkaid School, Texas Children's Hospital, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, and Baylor University Medical Foundation. He was also vice chairman of President Dwight D. Eisenhower's Commission on Foreign Economic Policy.

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Robert Joy Collection

Considered Houston's premiere portraitist, Robert Joy painted more than 350 portraits over a career that spanned more than 40 years. Lawyers, politicians, and the Houston social elite were among those who sat for Joy, including notable figures like President Lyndon B. Johnson and philanthropist Ima Hogg.

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  • March 3, 1946

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[Dr. W. V. Houston and Lamar Fleming Jr.], photograph, March 3, 1946; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18594/: accessed May 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.