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.
University President Richard R. Bond speaks at a podium during the Michener Library dedication. Library Director Thomas C. Harris is seen seated behind the podium. Dr. Neal Cross, Professor of English, is seen seated to the right of Bond.
James A. Michener gives the dedication address at Michener Library. Seated behind Michener is Library Director Thomas C. Harris. Seated to Michener’s right are Associated Students President Craig Pulliam (in tie) and Dr. Neal Cross, Professor of English (in regalia).
James A. Michener is standing in front of Michener Library. Two unidentified persons are walking in the background. In the background, a large crane can be seen towering over the construction of Lawrenson Hall.