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Two young women looking through the card catalog
Two young women on either side of a tall table look through drawers of the card catalog in the upper rotunda lobby.
Woman at card catalog in upper rotunda lobby
A woman in a checkered skirt peruses a drawer in the card catalog located in the upper rotunda lobby.
Student consulting a librarian at the Card Catalog Information Desk
Framed by the columns in the second floor lobby, a student consults a librarian at the Card Catalog Information Desk, while many students use the card catalogs in the background.
Card catalog area, 1966
A drawer of the author-title catalog is pulled out, with more catalog cabinets and tables in the background, and bibliographies on shelves on the wall.
Alia Kotake and Patricia Fitzgerald working at the library card catalog, 1962
Alia Kotake and Patricia Fitzgerald work at the library card catalog.
Student browsing in the library's card catalog, 1962
A male student browses in the library's card catalog.
Closing of the card catalog on the first floor, 1994
A sign reads ""Card catalog is closed December 27-30 for move to Floor 2"" in front of the card catalog on first floor.
Computers in place of card catalog, 1994
Computers replace the card catalog on the first floor of the library, Dec. 27-30, 1994.
Card catalog on second floor, 1994
The card catalog is shown after it moved to the second floor of the library.
Card catalog being dismantled for move to second floor, 1994
Drawers have been removed from a card catalog cabinet on the first floor for the move to the second floor, Dec. 27-30, 1994.