Kent, Sidney A.

Kent, Sidney A.

Kent, Sidney A.
Memorial Tablet 1
I: Individuals and Groups
Tablet in bas-relief depicts Sidney A. Kent, president of the Chicago Packing & Provision Company, director of the Chicago Board of Trade, and president of the Corn Exchange Bank. A philanthropist, Mr. Kent provided the funds to build, furnish, and equip the Kent Chemical Laboratory at the University of Chicago. The tablet inscription reads: This building is dedicated to a fundamental science, in the hope that it will be a foundation stone laid broad and deep for the temple of knowledge in which as we live, we have life.
Kent, Sidney Albert, 1834-1900 | Businessmen | Directors (Administrators) | Philanthropists | Chicago Packing & Provision Company (Firm) | Bas-reliefs (Sculpture)
Reproductive prints; 24.0 x 17.0 cm
Taft, Lorado, 1860-1936
University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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