Saturday, December 10, 2011

Hubbard Hall, The Library of Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine

[LIB6109] - Hubbard Hall 1903 by Henry Vaughan - The College took sixty years to outgrow a library designed to serve the needs of an indefinite future. When the Hawthorne-Longfellow Library was completed in 1965, the former main library room of Hubbard Hall, to the left of the large lower hall, was turned into the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum. Thomas Hubbard would have been pleased, for he was president of the Peary Arctic Club from 1908 until his death in 1915. [Read more here]

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