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November 3, 2013
3:00 p.m.


Thomas Dixon Lovely Ballroom, Ruth S. Harley University Center
Tagged: Adelphi University, Department of History, Adelphi Libraries, Friends of the Library

John Ellis Kordes ’86: “A.T. Stewart; The origins of Garden City in 1869 and Adelphi’s Arrival in 1929”

Event, Cultural Event, Lecture Series

John Ellis KordesJohn Ellis Kordes, ’86,  professional photographer, author, documentary filmmaker, Garden City Village historian, lifelong Garden City resident and Adelphi graduate, will speak about the history of Garden City and Adelphi University. 

A.T. Stewart founded Garden City in 1869.  When Adelphi moved from Brooklyn in 1929, it became the first private institution of higher education on Long Island. 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Adelphi University Library