Eugene B. Elliott, University Library Dedicatory Address, 1967
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.”
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Elliott, Eugene B., "Eugene B. Elliott, University Library Dedicatory Address, 1967" (1967). Speeches. 37.