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Groundbreaking for the new library was January 5, 1951 and it was dedicated October 8, 1953, Burrow Library was the generous gift of Mr. and Mrs. A. K. Burrow of Memphis. Mr. Burrow also helped finance the college's move from Clarksville and he served as a College Trustuee for many years. The collections and staff moved to the Paul Barret, Jr. Library in 2005 and Burrow Library underwent extensive renovations. It was rededicated as the Burrow Center for Student Opportunity in 2008.

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PreviewIssue DateTitleAuthor(s)
Burrow__Library_1989_01.jpg.jpg1989Burrow Library reference room-
burrow_library_snow_1958.jpg.jpg1958Burrow Library entrance after snow fall-
Burrow _ library_Groundbreaking_1951.jpg.jpgJan-1951Burrow Library groundbreaking ceremony-
Writers_camp_2002_02.jpg.jpg2002Student in the Burrow Library-
16-Construction_front_before_landscaping.jpg.jpg1953Burrow Library complete in 1953-
15-Move_Palmer_Burrow_students.jpg.jpg1953Burrow Library Book Brigade-
13-Move_Palmer_Burrow_students.jpg.jpg1953Students putting books on shelves in Burrow Library-
14-Move_Palmer_Burrow_students.jpg.jpg1953Students putting books on the new Burrow Library shelves-
11_Construction_front.jpg.jpg1952Front of Burrow Library under construction-
9-Catalog_Area.jpg.jpg1953Catalog area of the new Burrow Library, 1954-
27-Groundbreaking_Procession.jpg.jpg5-Jan-1951Burrow Library Groundbreaking-
5-Small_Reading_Area.jpg.jpg1955Small reading area Burrow Library 1955-
4-Circulation_Desk.tif.jpg1954Circulation desk in the Burrow Library 1954-
2-Reference_Room.jpg.jpg1954Burrow Library reference stacks after opening in 1954-
Burrow_Library_front_lentry_1954 1999.jpg.jpg1997The Front of Burrow Library before the Diehl Memorial-
Burrow_line_drawing_1951.jpg.jpg1951Architects rendering of Burrow Library-
Burrow_library_construction_June_1952.jpg.jpgJun-1952Construction on the Burrow Library in June, 1952-
Burrow_library_construction_site_1951.jpg.jpg1951Site of the Burrow Library-
Burrow_interior_archives_19991113_02.jpg.jpgJan-1999The College Archives Annex in 1999-
Burrow_interior_archives_19990119_06.jpg.jpg10-Jan-1999The storage area outside the College Archives in 1990Gates, Elizabeth E.
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