Donnell  Hall


Museum and Research Collection


Center for Study of the Life and Work of

William Carey, D.D. (1761-1834)



Monday Friday, 1-5 PM

Guided Tours by Request

Table of Contents

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Dedication Program Invitation, Program, and Remarks

Invitation to the Dedication and Opening,  May 3, 2006

Opening and Dedication Program

        Large, High Resolution Dedication Program Image Files

Entire Dedication Program in One File (very large PDF, 9.6 Mb)

Welcome, Tommy King

History of the Carey Center, Myron C. Noonkester

Acknowledgment of Robert and Linda Donnell, Bennie R. Crockett, Jr.

Remarks, Dr. Linda Donnell

Remarks, Mr. Robert Donnell

Scripture Reading, Argile Smith

Student Dedicatory Prayer


Opening Exhibit Summary (Exhibit text panel in Donnell Hall lobby)

The opening exhibit features 116 period artifacts, manuscripts, Serampore Bibles, books, maps, and memorabilia focused on five major areas of Carey's life.  The exhibit is on display weekdays, 1-5 PM.


Image Gallery

Dedicatory Portrait of the Donnells

Photographs from the Dedication and Opening, May 3, 2006

Section 1, Delivery of Museum Display Cases and Furnishings, April 17, 2006

Section 2, Dedication Program and Opening

Section 3, The Donnells

Section 4, The Donnells and the Co-Directors of the Carey Center

Section 5, The Co-Directors of the Carey Center

Section 6, Opening Day Guest Tours

Section 7, Opening Day Museum Guides


News Releases

William Carey College News Release, April 18, 2006

Hattiesburg American, News Story, May 4, 2006

Courtesy Rachel Leifer

HTML Format

JPG Format    Image 1    Image 2    Image 3    Image 4

The Southern Herald, News Story, May 4, 2006

      PDF Format

      Courtesy, Google Newspapers

The Cobbler (student  newspaper) News Story, May 16, 2006

Masthead    Image 1    Image 2    Donnell Hall Photo


Building Specifications

Architectural Drawing

Donnell Hall Construction History

Schematic of Donnell Hall

Hattiesburg Campus Map and Location of Donnell Hall



Dr. Larry W. Kennedy, President

Opening Day Museum Guides

Carey Center Home Page

Created:    May 19, 2006            Updated:    March 17, 2014