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Professor Conant and Professor Coombs

Professor Conant and Professor Coombs

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Title:
Professor Conant and Professor Coombs
Description:
A postcard showing Professor L.L. Conant presenting Professor Combs, Secretary of the Commemoration Committee, with a gold watch and fifty American Roses at the Gates to Alumni Field during the dedication of Alumni Field to the Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts. The watch and roses were given in commemoration of the fact that it was his fiftieth birthday on the same weekend that Worcester Polytechnic Institute was celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the school's founding. Alumni Field and the Alumni Gymnasium were given to the college by the Worcester Polytechnic Institute Alumni in honor of the school's 50th Anniversary.
Date:
June 8, 1915
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, George C. Gordon Library
University Archives and Special Collections
Collection (local):
Worcester Polytechnic Institute History Collection
Subjects:
Alumni and alumnae--Associations, institutions, etc.: Building dedications
Worcester Polytechnic Institute--Buildings and grounds
Worcester Polytechnic Institute--Anniversaries
Worcester Polytechnic Institute--History
Universities and Colleges--Massachusetts--Worcester
Conant, Levi L. (Levi Leonard), 1857-1916
Places:
MassachusettsWorcester (county)Worcester
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Notes:
Is a part of the Worcester Polytechnic Institute History Collection. University Archives and Special Collections, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, George C. Gordon Library, Worcester, Massachusetts. http://www.wpi.edu/+library
Language:
English
Identifier:
2008-37
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