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Library staff, 1960

Library staff, 1960

Title

Library staff, 1960

Description

Library staff are gathered in front of the east entrance to the library for a group photograph. Row 1 (left to right) Mrs. Severa Vandergaast, Mrs. Sidney Chang, Karen Huisman, Cheryll Rankin, Gayle Thorson, Sonia Leistad, Sharon Snelling, Mrs. Mary Lou Wiebe, Mildred Danielson, Mrs. Helen Lentner. Row 2 - Miss Grace Oberheim, Miss Frances Warner, Miss Margaret Orr, Mrs. Judy Madsen, Miss Janette Buck, Mrs. Caroline Gill, Mrs. Sue Hanson, Mrs. Eugenia Harris, Mrs. Mildred McCone, Sharon Stolte. Row 3 - Mrs. Donna Hellinga, Mrs. Phyllis Murrell, Mrs. Roxanne Murray, Mrs. Tonie Whitman, Mrs. Sandra Gay, Mrs. Karee Henshaw. Row 4 - Mrs. Jeanette Gilchrist, Mrs. Karen Heald, Mrs. Wanda Borchers, John Galejs, John McNee, Miss Elizabeth Windsor, Mrs. Dorothy Kehlenbeck, Mrs. Helen Zickefoose, Grant Hanson. Row 5 - Robert W. Orr, Miss Evelyn Wimersberger, Mrs. Matyne Easton, Mrs. Eva Robbins, Miss E. Marjorie Smith
The library was first housed in Old Main, which also contained the college's reception room, lecture hall, specimen museum, students' rooms, a chapel, kitchen, laundry, and dining room. An initial purchase of $2,500 for books for the library was made in 1870 by President Welch. The library was moved to Morrill Hall in 1896 and to the Central Building (now Beardshear Hall) in 1913. In 1925, the new library building was completed to house the library's 115,000 volumes under one roof. The new facility was not large enough to allow for adequate expansion and was outgrown within five years. The first addition to the library was completed in 1961, with a second addition completed in 1969 and a third addition was completed in 1983. In 1984, the Iowa State University Library was officially dedicated as the W. Robert and Ellen Sorge Parks Library.

Creator

Iowa State University

Source

RS-25-1-D.Library.2043-04-01

Publisher

Iowa State University Library Special Collections: http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/index.html

Date

1960-09-09
2008-04

Rights

U.S. and international copyright laws protect this digital image. Commercial use or distribution of the image is not permitted without prior permission of the copyright holder. For permission to use the digital image, please contact Iowa State University Library, Special Collections archives@iastate.edu For reproductions see: http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/services/photfees.html

Relation

University Photographs; http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/collections/images.html

Format

Photograph
11.5 x 16.5 cm

Type

Image
Image

Identifier

RS-25-1-D.Library.2043-04-01
http://cdm16001.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15031coll15/id/1608