Eugene B. Elliott, University Library Dedicatory Address, 1967

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Eugene B. Elliott, University Library Dedicatory Address, 1967

Description

Eugene Elliott served as Eastern Michigan University from 1949 to 1965. During Elliott’s tenure, the university underwent a period of growth unprecedented in its history. In this address, Elliott stresses the need to keep library development at the top of the list of university priorities. Elliott speaks to the fact that even in troubling socioeconomic times, libraries are of the utmost value, and that this new University Library, located at the center of campus, will act as “the intellectual heart, pumping new ideas through the veins of Eastern Michigan University.”

Creator

Elliott, Eugene B

Date Created

1967-05-12

Subject

Eugene Elliott; University Library; World War Two; Eastern Michigan University; Joseph Warner; E. Walred Erickson; Harold Sponberg; population growth; baby boomers; Faculty

Identifier

https://commons.emich.edu/speeches/37

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Copyright to the audio resource and its transcript is held by the content creator, author, artist or other entity, and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any other format without written permission of the copyright owner, Eastern Michigan University Archives (lib_archives@emich.edu).

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