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Happy 50th Anniversary: Samuel J. Wood Library

By Elizabeth Shepard on November 16, 2012 - 4:20am

Samuel Wood Library 50th Anniversary

The Samuel J. Wood Library and Research Building was dedicated on October 17, 1962. The new building included research laboratory space, new lobby for the medical college, and the medical college library. Enjoy some pictures of our library below.

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People visiting the new library during the dedication ceremony on October 17, 1962

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The Samuel J. Wood Library and Research Building, 1960s

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Construction of the Samuel J. Wood Library, spring of 1962

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Construction of the Library Stacks, spring of 1962

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The Samuel J. Wood Library in 1962

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Exhibit space on the first floor of the library in the 1960s

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People studying in the library in the 1960s

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Samuel J. Wood Library as it appeared in the 1970s

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People studying in the library in the 1970s

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Eric Meyerhoff, library director 1970-1986

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Library staff, 1986

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During 1987-1988, the library underwent major renovations when the William and Mildred Lasdon Biomedical Research Building was built. The library sunken reading room was one of the features of the renovated library.

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The library staff in the 1990s - Robert Braude was the library director from 1987-2001.

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