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The Science Hall Groundbreaking, 1911 November 15

Identifier: U201.01.0413.00028


A group of men observe in a semi-circle around chancellor Henry A. Buchtel (who clutches a spade) and Bishop William Fraser McDowell. The inscription identifies this as the groundbreaking for the Science Hall on November 15, 1911.


  • 1911 November 15

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

9 x 16 inches black and white


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Inscription and Marks

Handwritten across the top of the image, "1. Bishop Lewis, 2. Bishop McIntyre, 3. Bishop McDowell, Former Chancellor 4. The Chancellor, Henry A. Buchtel; The Science Hall Ground Breaking, 15th November 1911." Handwritten down the right-hand side of the image, "5. The Rev. L.G. Naftzger of Indiana, 6. The Rev. O.W. Auman, 7. Professor Harrop, 8. Bishop Hughes, 9. Mr. Frank McDonough." Handwritten above each of the identified figures in the photo is their assigned number from the list, 1 through 9.


Repository Details

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