Ima Hogg, pianist and founder of the Houston Symphony Society, tells Captain Baker and President Lovett that she will underwrite a music program at Rice to stimulate development of a music department. Her friend Estelle Sharp donates funds to support studies in civics and philanthropy. Their private support continues for several years.

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Ima Hogg at the piano, 1920s.
Ima Hogg Papers, 1824-1977, CN 06573, The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
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