Article, "$66,667 from Mr. Rockefeller"

Title

Article, "$66,667 from Mr. Rockefeller"

Subject

Rockefeller, John D. (John Davison), 1839-1937

Description

A New York Times article on the offer John D. Rockefeller made to finance the construction of a building at the University of Nebraska.

Creator

The New York Times

Source

The New York Times

Publisher

The New York Times

Date

April 13, 1903

Rights

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Language

English

Original Format

Newspaper Article

Text

$66,667 from Mr. Rockefeller
LINCOLN, Neb., April 12. Officers of the University of Nebraska this evening confirmed the report that John D. Rockefeller has proffered a gift of $66,667 for the construction of a university building to cost $100,000, conditioned on the remaining $33,333 being donated by July 1, 190(?). The building is to be used for social and religious purposes. A committee has been appointed to solicit funds and make possible the acceptance of Mr. Rockefeller's offer.

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Citation

The New York Times, “Article, "$66,667 from Mr. Rockefeller",” Nebraska U, accessed July 24, 2021, https://unlhistory.unl.edu/items/show/718.

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