The Museum Journal, Vol. 8: March, 1917 (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from The Museum Journal, Vol. 8: March, 1917From all points of view no action could have been more fitting or more fortunate than the election of Dr. Harrison to succeed Mr. Eckley B. Coxe, Jr., in the office of President of the University Museum. Working together for years toward the same end, there always existed a close association and a deep sympathy between the late President and the ...
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x-provost of the University. In 1910, after he had retired from' the Provostship, Dr. Harrison stated that his chief incentive for taking up the active work of the Museum was a feeling of loyalty towards Mr. Coxe and a desire to help him in the important service which he was rendering to the public through the Museum and through many other channels.This happy relationship, based on mutual esteem, has been a source of strength to the Museum and has enabled it to enter upon a period of useful activity. The traditions that belong especially to Mr. Coxe's term of office and that are closely identified with his personality, are, through the election of Dr. Harrison, passed on and perpetuated under the present administration.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.