Bill Cashen, Ernest Patty, William Wood and Ted Loftus speak at the University of Alaska cornerstone rededication on September 13, 1962 in Fairbanks, Alaska

Cashen, William R. (William Robert), 1914-1981


1 audiotape reel (60 min.) : analog, 3 3/4 ips, mono ; 7 in.
Bill Cashen talks about the original cornerstone laying and Audrey Loftus. Ernest Patty talks about the pioneers who selected the site for the college, Harriet Hess, the original cornerstone laying on July 4, 1915, John J. Buckley, Judge Wickersham, original financing for the college, and W.F. Thompson. William Wood talks about the first class of students at the Agricultural College and School of Mines. Ted Loftus talks about the original cornerstone and the plaque which was donated by the alumni association.
Old call number: U00-15.
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Recorded in Fairbanks, Alaska on September 13, 1962.
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