Timeline Date 1992

Mayor Richard J. Daley honored with the renaming

May 14.  The main Library on the east side of campus renamed the Richard J. Daley Library.  Daley introduced legislation as a state senator in 1945 to establish a U of I branch in Chicago and as the mayor of Chicago was a driving force behind the construction of a permanent campus at Harrison and Halsted Streets.

[001-01 Board of Trustees — Reports and Supplements, 1992.MAY.14 p.545] back to Timelines

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