TheSeminary was founded in 1829 in Hanover,
Indiana, in a logcabin. It moved to New Albany,
Indiana,and then to Chicago. Cyrus McCormick gave
thefunds that helped to get the Seminary started here,
and the land forthe campus was given by Messrs.
Ogden,Sheffield, Lill and Diversey. The first building,which is no longer
standing, was erected in 1864.