Widener's Duplicate Volumes On Sale Beginning Tomorrow
Several thousand volumes, ranging in price from a dime to little more than a dollar, will go on sale at 9 a.m. tomorrow on the ground floor of Widener Library.
The books, which will be on sale from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, are duplicates. According to Keyes D. Metcalf, Librarian of Harvard College, some 20,000 duplicate volumes and pamphlets are donated annually to the College.
The books cover a variety of subjects, from biographies of Tennyson to sets of historical studies to information pamphlets from the U.S. State Department.