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William Rainey Harper Memorial Library

dedicated June the tenth and eleventh, nineteen hundred twelve.

by University of Chicago.

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Published in [Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • University of Chicago. Library.,
  • University of Chicago -- Buildings.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith some account of the other buildings of the university.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ733.C536 H
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[32] p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23360448M
    LC Control Number12022846
    OCLC/WorldCa8086427


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