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The Addition, Now Known as Falvey Memorial Library.
Transcript of Meeting Discussing the Addition to the Library
c. 1966. John H. McDonnell, O.S.A.
(Courtesy of the University Archives)
Fr. McDonnell, an Augustinian Proctor, passionately argued for a new library rather than just an addition to the present library in this document. His efforts failed and the addition was built.
Groundbreaking for the New Library Addition January 27, 1967
Pictured: Fr. Rongione (University Librarian), R. Hallowell (President of the Senior Class), and Fr. Flaherty (University President, 1965-67). Photographed by William S. Fellner (Courtesy of the University Archives)
This document outlines the expenses to move 200,000 books from ‘Old Falvey’ into the library as we see it today. Total estimated cost: $16,296.00.