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Memorial Union

The completed Memorial Union, ca. 1965

General Information on the Building

A Brief History of the Memorial Union
(courtesy of the UMC Archives, Memorial Union Vertical File)
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Pamphlet: "Our Union"
(courtesy of the UMC Archives, C:1/141/2)
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Pamphlet: "Missouri Memorial Union Building"
(courtesy of the UMC Archives, C:1/141/2)
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Pamphlet: "Look at Our History, Be a Part of Our Future"
(courtesy of the UMC Archives, Memorial Union Vertical File))
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Photograph of the Dedication Plaque for the Baird Chimes
(courtesy of the UMC Archives, C:1/141/2)
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Photograph of the Baird Chimes in the Memorial Tower
(courtesy of the UMC Archives, C:1/141/2)
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Photograph of the Memorial Tower's Bell
(courtesy of the UMC Archives, C:1/141/2)
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Dedication Pamphlet for the Baird Chimes and Clock
(courtesy of the UMC Archives, C:22/15/1)
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Photograph of the Bell Structure
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Detail of the Mallets on the Baird Chimes
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Detail of the Clock Mechanism
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Bell Ringing Mechanism
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Photograph of the Door to the Clock in the Memorial Tower
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Rendering of the Completed Memorial Union Building
(courtesy of the UMC Archives, C:1/25/6)
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Photograph of the Memorial Union Arcade from the Southwest
(courtesy of the UMC Archives, C:1/25/6)
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Photograph of the Memorial Union Arcade from the East
(courtesy of the UMC Archives, C:1/25/6)
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Photograph of Students Enjoying the View from the Second Floor of the Memorial Tower, 1941
(courtesy of the UMC Archives, C:1/40/1)
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