A large crane towers over the construction of the University Library (later named the James A. Michener Library). The architectural firm Brelsford, Childress, and Paulin designed the building, and Hensel Phelps Construction Company constructed it.
James A. Michener and Thomas C. Harris are seen seated behind a desk in Michener Library. Michener is reading a document as Harris looks on over Michener's left shoulder. A bookcase is seen in the background filled with books. Figurines and a bulletin board are resting on the top of the bookcase.
James A. Michener receives an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters (L.H.D.) at the dedication ceremony of Michener Library. Dr. Richard R. Bond, University President, is standing to the right of the podium looking on as an unidentified man adjusts Michener's hood.
James Michener is standing at the corner of a desk in Michener alcove with his right hand in his pocket. Light is coming in through the windows causing a glare in upper left corner of the image. J. Gilbert Hause is standing to Michener's right facing towards him. The left shoulder of Thomas C. Harris is seen in the foreground. An unidentified man is seen in the background facing the window.
James A. Michener and Thomas C. Harris, library director, are seated at a desk in an office in Michener Library. Michener is reading from a manuscript. Harris is writing a note. Dr. J. Gilbert Hause, University of Northern Colorado’s Vice President of Public Affairs, is standing and reading what Harris is writing down.
Dr. Richard R. Bond, university president, stands at the podium during the Michener Library dedication. A seated row of unidentified administrators applaud him. A row of unidentified administrators stand behind them.