Life of Chauncey Rose
Date: 2000
Accession Number: 20070928F
Donor: Tom Champion
Description: One oversized book

Content and Scope of Collection

This collection consists of a 15- page tribute to Chauncey Rose, nineteenth century businessman and philanthropist and long-time resident of Terre Haute.  The book is subtitled: Civic Leader, Visionary, Benefactor, Humanitarian and is dedicated to the former residents of the Chauncey Rose Orphan Home. 

The book includes information on the following subjects: 

  •         Biography of Chauncey Rose

  •         Rose's residence

  •         Chauncey Rose Orphan Home

  •         Rose Polytechnic Institute

  •         Rose Dispensary

  •         Rose Ladies Aid Society

  •         Chauncey Rose Memorial (located at Fairbanks Park in Terre Haute)

The book was published and issued on the occasion of the rededication of the Chauncey Rose Memorial at Fairbanks Park on October 14, 2001.