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Fisher Ames Baker Memorial Library is the main library at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. The fresco, The Epic of American Civilization, was painted by José Clemente Orozco in Baker Library. Download high resolution version (640x834, 52 KB)Description: Photograph of Baker Building at Dartmouth College Source: Photograph taken by Jared C. Benedict on 17 June 2004. ... Download high resolution version (640x834, 52 KB)Description: Photograph of Baker Building at Dartmouth College Source: Photograph taken by Jared C. Benedict on 17 June 2004. ... A modern-style library in Chambéry In the traditional sense of the word, a library is a collection of books and periodicals. ... Dartmouth College is a private academic institution in Hanover, New Hampshire, in the United States. ... Dartmouth Colleges Baker Memorial Library is a prominent feature at the center of Hanover Hanover is a town located on the Connecticut River in Grafton County, New Hampshire, U.S.. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 10,850. ... Official language(s) English Capital Concord Largest city Manchester Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 46th 24,239 km² 110 km 305 km 3. ... Fresco by Dionisius representing Saint Nicholas. ... José Clemente Orozco. ...


Baker Library opened in 1928 with a collection of 240,000 volumes. The building was designed by Jens Frederick Larson and funded by a gift to Dartmouth College by George Fisher Baker in memory of his uncle (Fisher Ames Baker, Dartmouth class of 1859). The facility was expanded in 1941 and 1957-1958 and received its one millionth volume in 1970. 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Dartmouth College is a private academic institution in Hanover, New Hampshire, in the United States. ... Cover of Time Magazine (April 14, 1924) George Fisher Baker (born Troy, NY, March 27, 1840, died May 2, 1931) was a U.S. financier and philanthropist. ... For the movie, see 1941 (film) 1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1941 calendar). ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ...


In 1992, John Berry and the Baker family donated US $30 million for the construction of a new facility adjoining the Baker Library; in 2000, the Berry Library opened. The Dartmouth College libraries presently hold over 2 million volumes in their collections. 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Dartmouth College is a private academic institution in Hanover, New Hampshire, in the United States. ...


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  • History of the Dartmouth College Library

 
 

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