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ON THE SIXTEENTH DAY OF JUNE, 1913, THIS CORNERSTONE OF THE HARRY ELKINS WIDENER MEMORIAL LIBRARY WAS LAID BY MRS. GEORGE DUNTON WIDENER WHO GIVES THE BUILDING AS A MEMORIAL TO HER SON HARRY ELKINS WIDENER BORN JANUARY 3, 1885 GRADUATED FROM HARVARD COLLEGE IN 1907 LOST IN THE WRECK OF THE STEAMSHIP TITANIC, APR. 15, 1912

THE BOOKS GATHERED, READ AND LOVED BY HIM WILL HERE, IN FULFILLMENT OF HIS DESIRE, BE PERMANENTLY PRESERVED

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