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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].
 
Location. 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. Touch for map. Markers are at the main entrance to Morrison Hall [formerly Library], about 200 feet southeast
Morrison Library Federal & University Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
2. Morrison Library Federal & University Markers
of the intersection of Alumni Drive and Perimeter Road, on the Wichita State University campus. Marker is in this post office area: Wichita KS 67260, United States of America.
 
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. mile away); Standing Proudly on the Hill (approx. mile away); Pizza Hut Number One (approx. 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.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkEducationMan-Made Features
 
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 June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 271 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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