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William Rainey Harper's Index

photo:  President ClintonHail to the chief

Sitting U.S. presidents who have made official U of C visits: 3 (McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, Clinton)

Sitting vice presidents who have visited: 2 (Nixon and Gore)

Stones in Stuart Hall placed by Roosevelt: 1

Chicago degrees earned by presidents: 0

Honorary law degrees given to presidents: 2 (McKinley, Roosevelt)

Score of a 1936 Chicago–Michigan football game in which Heisman winner Jay Berwanger, AB’36, was tackled by Wolverine Gerald Ford: 27–0

Acres donated in 1856 to the original U of C by 1860 Democratic candidate Stephen Douglas: 10

Length of the Special Collections Research Center’s Lincoln Collection:
8 feet, 5 inches