Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Gorin Cornerstone Contents, 1931

  • American flag
  • Photograph of Orville B. Gorin
  • Group picture taken in the home of President Emeritus Albert Reynolds Taylor upon the celebration of his golden wedding anniversary and 82nd birthday, Oct. 16, 1928. (Pictured are original faculty then still at Millikin University, including Librarian Eugenia Allin.)
  • Copy of two books by A.R. Taylor: The Life Story of James Millikin and his own Autobiography. (Both remain available in the Staley Library stacks.)
  • MU college catalogs (the first one and the one for 1931) and the MU Directory of Students and Faculty for 1931. (Copies also available in the Staley Library archives.)
  • Copy of the then-current Presbyterian Advance (the "Youth and Education" number)
  • Current issue of the Decaturian and a publicity brochure called Millikin Views. (Copies also available in the Staley Library archives.)
  • Program of the Cornerstone Laying exercises.
  • Eight new pennies, one each from the following:
    • Library Science students Miriam Jean Newcomer, Katherine Walker, Margaret Stewart, and Helen Marshall
    • Library student assistants Kathleen Kinnaman, Marjorie Durham, Ruth Jockisch, and Wilbur D. Sleeper.

to Library history home page
This page created on Feb.14, 2000      

Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Millikin University - Decatur, IL