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John B. Cade Library's Founders’ Day Exhibit on Martin L. Harvey now open

3/05/2013

The Southern University John B. Cade Library began its Founders’ Day Exhibit highlighting the late “Dean Martin L. Harvey and the History of Vespers Services at Southern University.” Founders’ Day was observed on March 7.

The free exhibit will be on display for the next two weeks.

Harvey began at Southern in 1940 as a Social Science instructor and later became Dean of Students and remained in that position for more than 20 years.

A building - The Martin L. Harvey Chapel – was named in his honor.  The name of the building was later was changed to the Southern University Museum of Arts (SUMA) on March 9, 2001.

Founders’ Day marks 133 years of Southern University.