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Robert Brackett Memorial

 
 
Professor Robert D. Brackett Marker image. Click for full size.
By J.T. Lambrou, September 10, 2021
1. Professor Robert D. Brackett Marker
Inscription.  
In Memory Of
Professor Robert D. Brackett
National Director And Founder Of
Sigma Rho Tau
1966

 
Erected 1966.
 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: EducationFraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical year for this entry is 1966.
 
Location. 42° 16.574′ N, 83° 44.335′ W. Marker is in Ann Arbor, Michigan, in Washtenaw County. Marker can be reached from South University Avenue, 0.1 miles east of South State Street, on the left when traveling east. The marker is located on the path between Haven Hall and Hatcher Graduate Library. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 419 South State Street Mason Hall, Ann Arbor MI 48109, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Xi Psi Phi Fraternity (here, next to this marker); Acacia (within shouting distance of this marker); Spanish-American War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Tappan Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Central Forty and The Diag (about
Professor Robert D. Brackett Marker image. Click for full size.
By J.T. Lambrou, September 10, 2021
2. Professor Robert D. Brackett Marker
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300 feet away); Joseph Whiting (about 300 feet away); Douglass Houghton (about 300 feet away); Samuel Denton (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ann Arbor.
 
Also see . . .  Robert Brackett Memorial. Excerpt:
Brackett founded Sigma Rho Tau, the engineering speech society, in 1929, which gave training and experience in public speaking to hundreds of engineering students. As national director of SRT, he helped establish chapters at numerous colleges.
(Submitted on September 13, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 13, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. This page has been viewed 34 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 13, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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