Artifacts detailing the history of the Irvine S. Ingram Library will be exhibited in the Thomas B. Murphy Reading Room January-May 2018.
The exhibition titled, Ingram Library's 50th Anniversary and Penelope Melson Society features photographs, blueprints, correspondence and library technology demonstrating how Ingram Library has grown since its humble beginnings in Sanford Hall and has remained a crucial resource for researchers at UWG.
Themes highlighted in the exhibit include the building's history, development and adaptation to technology, key personalities on the library's staff over the years, and the library as a social and academic hub for students, professors, and the community.
Ingram Library's 50th Anniversary and Penelope Melson Society was co-curated by Shanee’ Yvette Murrain, University Archivist, Catherine Hendricks, Processing Archivist, Laurel Durham, Special Collections Graduate Research Assistant and First Year Student, Brittany Mott.
The 50 Years of Ingram Library Celebration will take place on Wednesday, April 18th, the same day as Spring Fling!
Our anniversary celebration will kick off Spring Fling from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the Thomas Murphy Reading Room and Academic Quad area.