ERECTED IN MEMORY
JOHN WILLIAM STERLING
BORN 12 MAY 1844
DIED 5 JULY 1918
B.A. 1864: M.A. 1874
LL.D. 1893: LAWYER
JAMES GAMBLE ROGERS
of tracery and leaded glass, designed by G. Owen Bonawit who designed all
the other decorated windows in the building. The six figures represent
Honesty, Imagination, Courage, Tolerance, Wisdom, and Wit.
with painted plaster webs. The four
bosses: grotesques from a Flemish Book
of Hours, circa
1300 (Brit. Mus. Stowe 17).
in stone on the east wall: Scholars, one
reading and one writing, from an early
woodcut in Libro
denote et spirituale del glorioso
the door into the corridor to the Yale
Memorabilia Room: The gift plate of
Hildebrand Brandenburg of Biberach to the Monastery of Buxheim, circa 1480.
The corbels: Heads of Dean Clarence W. Mendell and Secretary Carl A. Lohmann.
with painted plaster webs. The bosses: grotesques suggested by illuminated
Floor of mankato
stone, walls of "Indiana" limestone
and "Briar Hill" sandstone, with a
wood coffered ceiling.