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Title: The Paul W. Barret, Jr. Library Plaque
Authors: Vandewalle '12, Rebecca
Keywords: Barret, Paul W., Jr., 1923-1999;Memorials;Libraries;Barret Library;Plaques;Buildings and grounds;Images
Issue Date: 7-Oct-2005
Publisher: Memphis, Tenn.: Rhodes College Archives
Series/Report no.: Photo File - Buildings and Grounds;
Rhodes College Plaques and Markers;
Plaque ID;
Abstract: Plaque inscription: "The Paul Barret, Jr. Library, a memorial to Paul Barret, Jr. class of 1946 (1923 - 1999). Prominent alumnus; Mid-South business and civic leader; chairman, the Barretville Bank and Trust Company; Faithful churchman. His devotion to his alma mater lives now for all time. This architectural masterwork, the Paul Barret, Jr. Library, reflects the high standards that are at the heart of this college. It stands to enhance learning at Rhodes across generations to come and to inspire all who enter here to affirm the value of the inquiring mind. 'the man who enters a library is in the best society this world affords; the good and the great welcome him, surround him, and humbly ask to be allowed to become his servants.' - Andrew Carnegie. Dedicated October 7, 2005."
Description: This image was taken by Rebecca Vandewalle '12, a Rhodes College student, as part of a GIS class project.
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