Rockefeller Chapel

Rockefeller Chapel

Rockefeller Chapel
Carillon Construction 24
II: Buildings and Grounds
John D. Rockefeller Jr. presented the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial Carillon to the University of Chicago in memory of his mother. Installed in the university's chapel, it was dedicated Thanksgiving Day, 1932. Consisting of 72 bells, including a bass bell weighing 18.5-tons, the carillon was cast in Croydon, England by the foundry of Gillett & Johnston.
University Chapel
Rockefeller, Laura Spelman, 1839-1915 | Rockefeller, John Davison, 1874-1960 | Carillons | Bell towers | Gillett & Johnston Foundry
Photographic prints; 17.5 x 22.5 cm
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924; Mayers, Murray & Philip
5850 S. Woodlawn Avenue | University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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