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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


February 15, 1917
President Edward Kidder Graham proposed a structure to enhance student life--"a student union a student club house building large enough to center and contain religious, social, and general student activities for the whole college."
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July 27, 1917
Mary Lily Kenan Flagler Bingham died in Louisville, Kentucky. In her will she left the University a sizable bequest, which would eventually be used to create the Kenan Professorships Fund.
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August 3, 1917
The will of Mary Lily Kenan Flagler Bingham was probated in West Palm Beach, Florida. Item eight of the will established the Kenan Professorships.
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