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Sundial 335
State/Province:  Michigan Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Equatorial Condition:  
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Location:
  • University of Michigan N. Campus, near School of Music along walking path next to pond
 
Description:
  • Large equatorial dial, with gnomon in the shape of a treble clef sign. Approximately 4 foot across. Dedicated to founders of Sigma Alpha Iota international music fraternity for women. Dial sits atop a tapered cylinder 3 ft high.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: University of Michigan
  • DEDICATED WITH LOVE AND GRATITUDE TO MARY STORRS ANDERSEN, ELIZABETH A. CAMPBELL, FRANCES CASARI, NORA CRANE HUNT, LEILA FARLIN LAUGHLIN, GEORGINA POTTS, MINNIE DAVID SHERRILL WHO BY THEIR VISION AND FORESIGHT FOUNDED SIGMA ALPHA IOTA INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FRATERNITY FOR WOMEN JUNE 12, 1903 AT ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN. PRESENTED BY ALPHA PROVINCE JUNE 12, 1971 SCULPTOR RICHARD C. HILL
  • Designer: Richard C. Hill
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: 12-Jun-71