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DUNSTER HOUSE HAS WELL USED LIBRARY

Alexander Moss White '92 Honored in Memorial--Majority of Library is Gift of His Family

NO WRITER ATTRIBUTED

With the completion of the arrangements for the location of the books and the final carving of the memorial inscription to Alexander Moss White '92, the full organization of the Dunster House Library has been accomplished. At present there are 100,100 books available to the 240 members of the house and additions are being made constantly at the suggestion of men who use the library.

Three Requirements

The collection has been designed to fulfill three requirements, tutorial reading, course reading, and independent reading. Approximately 75 students a day make use of the stacks and during the first ten weeks only two books have been taken out without proper authority.

The carving of the inscription was done by Ross and Co., having been delayed because of difficulty of arranging the letters in the correct size and allowing for the natural defects in the wood. The inscription reads as follows:

BIBLIOTHECAE

AEDIUM DUNSTERIANARUM

PRISTINAE

PARTEM MAXIMAM

AN MDCCCLXXXXII

ALEXANDRI MOSS WHITE

ALUMNI MONUMENTUM

PROPINQUI

AD MDCCCCXXX

DONAVERUNT

A literal translation of the Latin according to Professor C. N. Greenough '98 would be "Of the original library of Dunster House the greater part was given in 1930 as a memorial to Alexander Moss White of the Class of 1892, by his family.

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