Document Type

Writing by Dean David Banta

Publication Date


Publication Citation

James A. Woodburn, HISTORY OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY. Bloomington: Indiana University, 1940 (Chapter 4, pp. 78-97)


False record over Old College door - relations of Hall, Wylie, and Harney - Pennsylvania students - the anonymous letter - Hall's resignation - trouble at the spring exhibition - the "celebrated Saturday" - Wylie and Harney on the foot-log - Harney dismissed -election of Beaumont Parks and Ebenezer N. Elliott.


Speech delivered as the Foundation Day address, on January 20, 1892, in the Old College building.

Later published, 1 Indiana University Alumni Quarterly 369 (October 1914) and then reprinted in, History of Indiana University, Bloomington: Indiana University, 1940.

The digitized copy contained here is from the above 1940 publication.