Current Exhibits in Fondren Library

While visiting Fondren Library, be sure to check out our rotating exhibits.


1st floor exhibit cases near Woodson Research Center and Elevator C Hurricanes and floods at Rice University / Tips for recovering wet books & documents
1st floor Hobby Information Concourse :"Camp Logan in Memorial Park: Houston's Hidden History" exhibit offers a brief account of the history of Camp Logan, a World War I training camp once situated in what is today's Memorial Park in northwest Houston. Co-curated by Dylan Dickens (Martel '18), Dr. Jeffrey Fleisher and the Woodson Research Center.
1st floor hallway "Camp Logan Centennial 1917-2017 postcards" features selections of historic postcards from the Robbie Morin Camp Logan Collection on loan to the Woodson Research Center
Inside Woodson Research Center "Do Your Bit: the American Red Cross during World War I" features selections from Woodson Research Center collections about the American Red Cross during the First World War.
3rd floor Lovett Lounge "Houston in 1912" features selections from Woodson Research Center collections documenting Houston in 1912, the year Rice Institute opened.
6th floor exhibit cases "Bling... Trophy Style" showcases the Woodson Research Center's varied collection of trophies and awards, some of very unusual design.
Rice Memorial Center trophy case "Sammy the Owl: selections from our University Archives" In conjunction with Rice Athletics new branding initiative, the evolution of Rice Athletics' mascot Sammy the Owl is featured through photographs, memorabilia, and ephemera from the University Archives.