[Millionth volume added to Willis Library]

Description

Photograph of a page from the millionth volume to be added to the NTSU Library. The page is worn around the edges and on it are illuminations and a song in Latin with the notes above the words. At the top of the page is an inscription that reads "S. Benedicti M. V." and on the back of the print is a handwritten note that reads "A. M. Willis, Jr. Library Library's 1,000,000th volume".

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1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. September 1974.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: University Photography Collection and was provided by UNT Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Description

Photograph of a page from the millionth volume to be added to the NTSU Library. The page is worn around the edges and on it are illuminations and a song in Latin with the notes above the words. At the top of the page is an inscription that reads "S. Benedicti M. V." and on the back of the print is a handwritten note that reads "A. M. Willis, Jr. Library Library's 1,000,000th volume".

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1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm.

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North Texas State University was renamed the University of North Texas on May 15, 1988.

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  • Preferred Citation: University Photograph Collection (U0458), University of North Texas Special Collections

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University Photography Collection

Drawn from the UNT Archives, these photographs depict images of University of North Texas football, UNT alumni and alumni events, and images of the changing and growing University of North Texas campus.

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  • September 1974

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • July 6, 2016, 10:14 p.m.

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  • July 25, 2018, 9:34 a.m.

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[Millionth volume added to Willis Library], photograph, September 1974; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc850949/: accessed December 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.