These Were Builders

They crowded behind the glass walls of the main reading and period ­ icals room. Mr. Butler stood in the central charging room and told over a loud- speaker sys- ,m how his father became interested in the college book collection. The elder Mr. Butler, a Local Board member twenty years saw "the need for better library resources and willed the library a bequest which has added greatly to the reference and art collection, " he noted. In turning over the keys to the library, Dr. Hermann Cooper, executive dean for teacher education in the State University, noted that " the library is named after a great family. Great families have made this land what it is," he said. "Great families have always served the highest ideals and concepts of service in America. " "We believe that the library is the heart of the college, " Dr. Rice declared. "In accepting this building with all the potentialities which it offers we recognize our responsibilities and obligations to make our college program one which will be commensurate with all these splendid facilities." Miss Frances G. Hepinstall, college librarian who helped plan the new building, greeted the guests in the library. It was she who super ­ vised the two thousand students when they spent one entire day moving books by hand from the old one-room library in the administration building to the new structure. "A blessed librarian who believes that books are in the library to be used", is the description Dr. Rice gave of Miss Hepinstall. Dr. Harry W. Rockwell, president emeritus of the college, also spoke on this occasion

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