Monday, April 6, 2009

1902 Billings Library, University of Vermont

This library, now the student center at the a University of Vermont, was named for Frederick Billings, an alumnus of the university and later a lawyer in Northern California credited with saving the Northern Pacific Railroad from bankruptcy; Billings Montana was named for him. Billings donated a valuable collection of books to the University of Vermont and sponsored the building of the library. [SOURCE]

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