Exhibits - 100th
Anniversary Commemorating the Laying of the Cornerstone of the
Memorial Library is pleased to announce that it has mounted an
Exhibit entitled "100th Anniversary Commemorating Laying of
the Cornerstone of the Main Building". The Exhibit highlights
the history of the laying of the Cornerstone of the building of
the International Bureau of American Republics on May 11, 1908. It
showcases historical photographs of the construction of the
building, the benefactor Andrew Carnegie who provided financial
support for the building, the Architects Paul Crét and Albert
Kelsey and the delegates who attended the ceremony.
Also on display is a
list of the contents of the box placed under the cornerstone.
accompanies the Exhibit.
The Exhibit is
mounted in display cases on the corridor behind the Patio of the
Main Building, outside of the Simon Bolívar Room and in the
Reference Area of the Columbus Memorial Library on the Ground
Floor of the Administration Building.
Please take some
time to view this Exhibit which will remain mounted until the end
of August, 2008.
Columbus Memorial Library