More Than Lore
HUGE blocks of stone, steel girders, roofs of tile, have gone to make the "city gray that ne'er shall die"; but that is not all. Mortar and plaster and wood—lighter and seemingly less durable materials—are needed to make the stouter stuffs fit for human use. Architect and draftsman, financier and administrator, mechanic and artisan, have put their labor into it.
So it is with the life and labor which have gone on ín it. Great libraries and laboratories have yielded up their treasures to the scholars whose researches made the University in a few short years world-renowned. On the other hand, personal contacts and social experiences—seemingly slight and unimportant matters—have served to make the community of scholars, old and young, a living reality. Problems of human living have had to be solved. It is with this in mind that the
( vi) following memories of the past have been written. They are intended to supplement the ponderous and accurate records of the major achievements of the University and to show that it has been just "folks" who have built their daily living, as well as their ideals and their faith, into the institution which has proved to be one of the country's greatest achievements.