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Wichita in Sedgwick County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Morrison Library

 
 
Morrison Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
1. Morrison Library Marker
Inscription.  

In memory of
Nathan Jackson Morrison, LL.D.
Founder and President of
Fairmount College
1895 - 1907

Federal Emergency
Administration of Public Works
Franklin D. Roosevelt
President of the United States
Harold L. Ickes
Administrator of Public Works

University Library
1939

The Municipal University of Wichita
Board of Regents
S. Carnot Brennan • Otto R. Souders
Mrs. R.M. Gouldner • Dr. Harry W. Horn
Winn E. Holmes • John M. Kirkwood
Walter S. Henrion • James W. Ross
Elmer R. Corn
————
Wm. M. Jardine, President
Roy W. Elliott, Comptroller
Downing P. O'Harra, Librarian
W.D. Jochems, Counselor
————
Fnake E. Blaser, Contractor
Ed Forsblom, Architect

 
Erected 1939 by Wichita State University [The Municipal University of Wichita].
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEducation.
 
Location.
Morrison Library Federal & University Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
2. Morrison Library Federal & University Markers
37° 43.153′ N, 97° 17.707′ W. Marker is in Wichita, Kansas, in Sedgwick County. Marker is on Alumni Drive, on the right when traveling north. Markers are at the main entrance to Morrison Hall [formerly Library], about 200 feet southeast of the intersection of Alumni Drive and Perimeter Road, on the Wichita State University campus. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wichita KS 67260, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bicentennial of the Birth of George Washington (a few steps from this marker); Fiske Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fiske Hall Centennial Celebration (approx. 0.2 miles away); Edwin A. Ulrich (approx. 0.2 miles away); McKnight Art Center (approx. 0.2 miles away); Memorial '70 (approx. ¼ mile away); Standing Proudly on the Hill (approx. ¼ mile away); Pizza Hut Number One (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wichita.
 
Also see . . .
1. WSU Morrison Hall [formerly Library]. (Submitted on June 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. WSU, Former Presidents, Nathan Morrison. (Submitted on June 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Morrison Library, now Morrison Hall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
3. Morrison Library, now Morrison Hall
Markers in entrance portico
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 320 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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