Excerpt from Brown Alumni Monthly, Vol. 46: March-April, 1946
After the zero hour in June, the chairman revealed, Brown men and many alumnae and friends of Brown will be told in personal interviews, wherever possible why our University must spend approximately six million dole lars in the next two or three years - if we are to remain in the front rank Of historic private colleges devoted to the cause of liberal education. Architects' drawings Of the proposed construction were shown at the dinner in a lantern slide preview, rendering of plans for two quadrangles for fraternity and Freshman residence, a refectory, a Pembroke dormitory, and two departmental buildings. A similar pre' view was given at the Boston alumni dinner in early April.
Hughes honorary chairman b col. Buxton announced that former Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes '81 has accepted designation as hone orary chairman of the national campaign to finance the Brown building program.
The regional leaders in the Brown undertaking are: Massachusetts and Northern New England - Homer N. Sweet '07 of Boston. Rhode Island - G. Burton Hibbert '43 honorary of Providence. Connecticut - Milton H. Glover '22 of Hartford. New York and Northern New Jersey Dr. W. Randolph Burgess '12 of New York City. Southern New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania, Maryland, District of Columbia, Northern Virginia - Norman 8. Case '08 of Washington. Southeastern States - Eugene W. O'brien '19 of Atlanta. Western Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, West Virginia - Furber 1. Marshall '19 of Newark, 0. Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota Ronald M. Kimball '18 of' Chicago. Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska - Chapin S. Newhard of St. Louis. Okla' homa and Texas - Wendell B. Barnes '32 Of Tulsa. Rocky Mountain - Judge Joseph E. Cook '14 of Denver. Southern California, Arizona, Nevada - Lawrence L. Larrabee '09 of Los Angeles. Northern California, Oregon, Washing' ton, and Idaho - Nathaniel Blaisdell '83 of San Francisco. No chairman has been designated for the alumni outside of continental United States.
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