The Big Four ; 1927

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Date created: 1927
Work type & Measurements
Photographblack-and-white photograph
2 photographs
left to right: Perham Nahl, art instructor; Xavier Martinez, painting instructor; Dr. William S. Porter, art patron presented with honorary degree of master of fine arts and Frederick H. Meyer, director of the school (transcribed from Post-Enquirer newspaper clipping)
Depicted persons: Perham Nahl, Xavier Martinez, Dr. William S. Porter, Frederick H. Meyer
Handwritten: 1927 The Big Four - L-R Prof. Perham W. Nahl, Prof. Xavier Martinez, Dr. William S. Porter, Frederick Meyer, college founder. Caps and gowns at right designed by Meyer after those of the medieval artisans guilds. -- Just encountered this little reproduction. Dr. Porter was the one who secured the Richards Scholarship for us. Brother Cornelius always called these The Big Four. -- L.M.
Time period: 1922-1935
Name: Meyer, Frederick H., 1872-1961
Name: Martinez, Xavier, 1869-1943
Name: Porter, William Surber
Name: Nahl, Perham Wilhelm, 1869-1935
CCA/C subject: College events
Archives Series & Subseries
Series: VI. Photographs
Oakland Campus — Meyer Library — document case — founders files: Martinez (photos)
Oakland Campus — Meyer Library — Archives: The College Collection — Series III-College Life; Subseries I-Commencement; folder-Students Commencement 1927 (newspaper clipping)
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