Rockefeller Chapel

Rockefeller Chapel

Rockefeller Chapel
Cornerstone Laying 1
II: Buildings and Grounds
University of Chicago Chapel cornerstone laying, June 11, 1926 at which philosophy professor James Hayden Tufts delivered an address. A box was placed inside the cornerstone containing copies of John D. Rockefeller's letters about financial endowments and the approval of a chapel, and photographs of him and his son. Coins, university and city publications, and photographs of university presidents Harper, Judson, Burton, and Mason were also added.
University Chapel
Tufts, James Hayden, 1862-1942 | Speeches | Chapels (Rooms or structures) | Dedications (Ceremonies) | Cornerstones | Building ceremonies
Photographic prints; 19.5 x 24.3 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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