Gilchrist Hall Cornerstone Contents

University Archives Record Series 00/04/01 Gilchrist Hall Cornerstone

After a fire destroyed the original Gilchrist Hall on May 12, 1972, the cornerstone was recovered from the ruins. That cornerstone was opened on October 7, 1972, and the material noted below was discovered.

  • 1. Iowa. General Assembly. 15th, 1874. Senate File 207, A Bill for an Act to Establish a State Normal School. (Miller) 2p.

     

  • 2. First Catalogue of Iowa State Normal School, Cedar Falls, Black Hawk Co., Academical Year 1876-7. Cedar Falls, Gazette Steam Printing Office, 1877. 26 p. Tables and Advertisements.

     

  • 3. Second Annual Catalogue of Iowa State Normal School, Cedar Falls, Black Hawk Co., Academical Year 1877-8. Cedar Falls, Gazette Steam Job Department, 1878. 31 p. Advertisements.

     

  • 4. Third Annual Catalogue of Iowa State Normal School, Cedar Falls, Black Hawk Co., Academical Year 1878-9. Cedar Falls, Gazette Steam Job Department, 1879. 34 p. Table.

     

  • 5. Fourth Annual Catalogue of Iowa State Normal School, Cedar Falls, Black Hawk County. Academical Year 1879-80. Cedar Falls, Gazette Steam Book and Job Printing House, 1880. 34 p. Table.

     

  • 6. Fifth Annual Catalogue of Iowa State Normal School, Cedar Falls, Black Hawk County. Academical Year 1880-81. Cedar Falls, Gazette Steam Book and Job Printing House, 1882. 35 p. Table.

     

  • 7. Sixth Annual Catalogue of Iowa State Normal School, Cedar Falls, Black Hawk County. Academical Year 1881-2. Cedar Falls, Gazette Steam Book and Job Printing House, 1882. 57 p. Table.

     

  • 8. Report of the State Normal School at Cedar Falls. School Year 1876-77. Des Moines, R.P. Clarkson, State Printer, 1877. 43 p.

     

  • 9. Second Biennial Report of the State Normal School, at Cedar Falls. School Years 1877-78 and 1878-79. Printed by Order of the General Assembly. Des Moines, F.M. Mills, State Printer, 1879. 38 p.

     

  • 10. Third Biennial Report of the State Normal School at Cedar Falls, Iowa. School Years, 1879-80 and 1880-81. Printed by Order of the General Assembly. Des Moines, F.M. Mills, State Printer, 1881. 26 p.

     

  • 11. Report of the Joint Committee of the Nineteenth General Assembly of the State of Iowa, Appointed to Visit the State Normal School Located at Cedar Falls. Printed by Order of the General Assembly. Des Moines, F.M. Mills, State Printer, 1882. 6 p.

     

  • 12. Rules for the Officers and Students of Iowa State Normal School. (folder) No date. 8 p.

     

  • 13. Iowa State Normal School, Cedar Falls. (Folder Listing Calendar, Board of Directors, Board Officers, Faculty, Professional Culture, Course of Study, etc.) No date. 4 p.

     

  • 14. Catalogue of the Library of the Iowa State Normal School. October 1, 1881. Cedar Falls, Gazette Book and Job Printing House, 1881. 35 p.

     

  • 15. First Select Literary Entertainment by the Senior Class of the State Normal School, Cedar Falls, Iowa; Friday Evening, Dec. 1, 1876 at 7 o'clock P.M. Cedar Falls, Gazette Print. (program folder) 2 copies.

     

  • 16. The Students' Offering v. 6, no. 20, March, 1881; v. 6, no. 23, March, 1882; v. 6, no. 24, May, 1882. State Normal School, Cedar Falls. (3 issues).

     

  • 17. Cedar Falls, Iowa. City Officers. 1882-1883 (card).

     

  • 18. Constitution and By-Laws of the Cedar Falls Lodge, No. 71, I.O.O.F. of the State of Iowa Brooklyn, Iowa, Chronicle Print, 1878. 30 p.

     

  • 19. Course of study of the Cedar Falls Public Schools. (card) No date.

     

  • 20. Ordinances of the City of Cedar Falls, Iowa. Cedar Falls, Gazette Book and Job Printing Office, 1881. 24 p.

     

  • 21. Rules and Regulations, and Course of Study, of the Public Schools of Cedar Falls, Iowa. 1875. Cedar Falls, The Gazette Book and Job Office, 1875. 17 p. (Cover: Cedar Falls Public Schools. 1875.)

     

  • 22. Annals of the Grand Lodge of Iowa. Volume VIII., Part III. - 1882 Davenport, Egbert, Fidlar, and Chambers, 1882. 222 p. (Spine: Grand Lodge of Iowa, 1882)

     

  • 23. Amended Constitutions for the Government of Grand and Subordinate Lodges of the Ancient Order of United Workmen, in the State of Iowa, also, the General Laws of the Supreme Lodge. Dubuque, Palmer, Winall and Co., 1880. 56 p.

     

  • 24. Acts and Resolutions passed at the Regular Session of the Nineteenth General Assembly of the State of Iowa Begun January 9, and ended March 17, 1882. Des Moines, F.M. Mills, State Printer, 1882. 231 p. (Cover: Laws of Iowa, 1882)

     

  • 25. By-Laws and Rules of Order, of Black Hawk Lodge, No. 65, A.F. and A.M. of the State of Iowa. Chicago, Perkins Brothers, Printers, 1866. 30 p.

     

  • 26. General Information Concerning the Young Men's Christian Association, 1881-1882. Court Avenue, East of Post Office, Des Moines, Iowa. Des Moines, Miller, Girton and Watters, 1881? 20 p.

     

  • 27. Cedar Falls Daily Press. August 28, 1882; August 29, 1882. (2 issues)

     

  • 28. The Cedar Falls Gazette. v. 23, no. 22, August 25, 1882.

     

  • 29. Cedar Falls Recorder. v. 5, no. 11, March 23, 1877.

     

  • 30. Iowa State Reporter. (Waterloo) v. 15, no. 12, August 23, 1882.

     

  • 31. La Porte City Review. v. 4, no. 13, August 25, 1882.

     

  • 32. The Waterloo Courier. v. 26, no. 7, August 9, 1882.

     

  • 33. Waterloo Semi-Weekly Tribune. v. 3, no. 49, August 18, 1882.

     

  • 34. Photo of Central Hall Showing Several Other Buildings.

Inventory by the University Archives

 

October 9, 1972.


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