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The Joseph Mark Lauinger Library is the main library of Georgetown University. It is the center of a seven library system that includes 2.8 million volumes. The facility is named after an alumnus who was killed in the Vietnam War. The library, which was opened on April 6, 1970, includes the Woodstock Theological Center Library, the remnants of the library of Woodstock College and one of the country's leading Catholic theological libraries. The library is widely derided by Georgetown students as a uniquely ugly piece of architecture. The building is supposed to be a brutalist interpretation of the adjacent Victorian Healy Hall. A modern-style library in Chambéry In the traditional sense of the word, a library is a collection of books and periodicals. ... Not to be confused with the University of Georgetown in Georgetown, Guyana or Georgetown College in Georgetown, KY. Georgetown University is a private university in the United States. ... Combatants Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam) United States of America South Korea Thailand Australia New Zealand the Philippines Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam) National Liberation Front (Viet Cong) Strength ~1,200,000 (1968) ~420,000 (1968) Casualties South Vietnamese dead: 1,250,000+ US dead: 58,226 US wounded... April 6 is the 96th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (97th in leap years). ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... Woodstock College was a Jesuit seminary that existed from 1869 to 1974. ... The Parthenon on top of the Acropolis, Athens, Greece Architecture (from Latin, architectura and ultimately from Greek, αρχιτεκτων, a master builder, from αρχι- chief, leader and τεκτων, builder, carpenter) is the art and science of designing buildings and structures. ... Brutalism is an architectural style that spawned from the modernist architectural movement and which flourished from the 1950s to the 1970s. ... Healy Hall amid the autumn foliage Healy Hall is a classroom and office building at Georgetown University. ...


 
 

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