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SATURDAY, AUG. 12, 1939a



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Libraries Hold
More Than One
Million Books

Whirl Of Events Fills University Life

During 1938-39

Academic Season

The New MAKS .
' Chauncey T,. Ray, Prwes.


Many Branches
In University;
Library Is The


Represent Every
Phase Of Mankind
More than a million valuable vol-
umes, representative of every period
and phase of the history of mankind,
are located on the shelves of the
various units of the University of
Michigan Library.
The Library proper is composed of
several smaller branches, all of them
available to students and located on
the University campus. The General
Library, standing in the middle of the
campus diagonal, is the largest, con-
taining 607,615 volumes, and 14,389
maps. It contains a number of special
collections, many of which have been
received as gifts during recent years.
Some of the most valuable of these
are the Parsons Library of Political
Science, the Goethe Library, the Mc-
Millian Shakespeare Library and a
number of other groups of smaller
The large library building was
opened in 1920. It has seats in its
various reading and study rooms for
about 1,000 persons. The General
Library is open daily, during the aca-
demic year, from 7:45 a.m. to 10
p.m. except Sunday, when it is open
from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The William L. Clements Library
of American History, completed in
1923, houses an invaluable collection
of books, manuscripts and maps. The
library was the gift of William L.
Clements, '82, and relates to the dis-
covery of the western continent and
its settlement and later history. The
collection,is said to be especially rich
in rare books and pamphlets deal-
ing with early colonial history and
the period of the American Revolu-
tion. It is located on South University
Other branches of the University of
Michigan Library are the Architec-
ture Library, the Chemistry and
Pharmacy Library, the School of
'Dentistry Library, the Economics-
Mathematics Library, the Engineer-
ing Libraries, the Forestry Library,
the Law Library, the Medical Li-
braries, the Museum Library, the
Natural Science Library, the Physics
Library, and the Transportation Li-
The various libraries receive period-
icals regularly numbering 4,418. The
income of the Ford-Messer bequest of
$20,000, of the Coyl Bequest of $10,000,
of the Octavia William Bates Bequest
of over $17,000, and of the Silas
Wright Dunning Bequest of $83,000,
is used to add books to the General
The University Library is one of
the depositories for the printed cata-
log cards issued by the Library of
Congress. It also subscribes to the
card publications of the John Crerar
Library of Chicago, the American
Library Association, Harvard Uni-
versity, the University of Chicago,
the Prussian State Library, Berlin,
and various others. The bulk of the
University's book possessions are now
recorded in a public catalog.
One of the most beautiful legal
reference libraries in the world is the
University Law Library, located in
the heart of the Law Quadrangle. It
contains 130,409 volumes and 699

Sept. 20. Orientation Week begins.
More than 1900 Freshmen meet stu-
dent advisers and begin acquaint-
anceshlip with campus and school life.
Sept. 24. Rushing period for fra-
terities and sororities begins. Men
to rush until Oct. 6, women until
Oct. 14.
Sept. 26. School opens in all col-,
leges and departments. Record en-,
rollment is indicated, as 10,649 regis-
ter by this date.
Sept. 27. PErof. lous A. Strauss,
former head of English department
and mniber of Board of Student
Publications, dies.
Spt. 28. Freshman tea dances at
League conclude Orientation period.
Sept. 29. University receives $450,-
000 PWA grant to build new women's
dormitory. Panhelleic Council passesl
limitation on sorority membersip to
allow only 60 undergraduate mem-
Sept. 30. Five thousanid students
prolong pep rally before State game
into two-hour stampede through Ann
Arbor streets. Police use tear gas and
hoses to quell excitement. Mass meet-
ing on library step at noon hears ap-
peal to "Save Czechoslovakia." E
Oct. 1. Campus jubilant as Fritz
Crisler's 'first Michigan football teamr
whips Michigan State, 14-0 before
82,500' persons after four years oft
Oct. 4. University. receives second
grant from PWA, of $630,000 to build
a new men's dormitory on Willard
St. With total of $1,400,000 to beX
spent, campus building program for
coming year reaches $6,000,000. I
Oct. 7. Forestry school celebrates
35th anniversary.1
Oct. 8. Football team crushes Chi-
cago, 45-7, for second straight vic-1
tory. Enrollment reaches 11,366.
Oct. 10. Fraternities pledge 449
Oct. 12. Independent men choose
district heads for Congress, inde-
pendent men's organization.
Oct. 13. Football team gets send-
off for Minneapolis; 3,500 students
are at station.
Oct. 14. Sororities pledge 241. Re-
gents approve $213,000 PWA grant
for health service addition, Presi-
dent Ruthven announces at dinner
celebrating 25th anniversary of in-
Oct. 15. Varsity loses heart-breaker
to Minnesota, 7-6, after carrying fight
to Gophers until last quarter.
Oct. 16. Over 200 freshmen pull
team from Station to campus as
crowd of 2,500 comes to welcome
team back.
Oct. 18. Band holds annual Varsity
Night and "Kampus Kwiz" to raise
funds for trip to Yale. Enthusiastic
crowd attends. Engineering Council
plan to abolish class offices okeyed by
engineering council. Plan to be rati-
fied by engineering students.
Oct. 20. Many students leave with
team for New Haven. Over 550 attend
Union formal at Union. Vote for 16
student senators held.
Oct. 21. Band takes New York by
storm in parade to hotel. Yale News
is worried about failure of publicized
Michigan coeds to arrive. More than
2,000 cast votes in Student Senate
Oct. 23. Team makes desperate last
half rally to overcome surprising Yale
team, 15-13. Gov. Frank Murphy con-
demns reactionary forces in address
before students at Union.
Oct. 25. Alexander Woolcott opens
Oratorical Series.
Oct. 27. Lawrence Tibbett opens
Choral Union series. State press con-
vention opens.
Oct. 28. Men's Council abolishes all

class offices except those of dance
committees. Latter posts to be filled
by vote after selection of candidates
by Council on basis of petition. Move
eliminates vote by engineers on abol-
ishing their offices. Badly outnum-
bered sophs are harassed by fresh-
rmen as Black Friday comes. Home-
coming brings over 60 fraternity, sor-
ority and other dances over weekend.
Oct. 29. Varsity celebrates home-
coming by 14-0 win over Illinois. Sig-
ma Chi awarded cup for best decora-
Oct. 30. Ann Kingston is chairman
of annual Panhellenic banquet held
in League.
Nov. 4. Interfraternity Ball is held
at Intramural Building.
Nov. 5. Football team hits come-
back trail with 19-13 win over Penn-
sylvania. "Touchdown Twins" Tom
Harmon and Paul Kromer star.
Nov. 6. Assembly banquet is held
at League, with Mary Honecker in
Nov. 8. Petitions for nomination to
Soph Prom posts are due.
Nov. 9. More than 400 attend-first
Panhellenic-Interfraternity'tea dance.
Play Production presents "Counsellor-
Nov. 12. Michigan and Northwes-
tern battle to scoreless tie in game
marked by thrilling goal-line stand
by Wolverines.
Nov. 15. Paul van Zeeland, former
Belgian premier, speaks on Oratorical
program. Congress, independent men's
organization, launches campaign for
more student cooperatives.
Nov. 17. Congress and Assembly
hold joint tea dance.
Nov. 18. Sophomores vote for Soph
Prom committee posts. Deans reject
extra Friday holiday after Thanks-
giving; University calendar up to
1948 to exclude such vacation. Cam-
pus groups seek support in meeting

to protest Nazi persecutions of Jew-
ish minorities.
Nov. 19. Wolverines shatter Ohio
State four-year dominance with im-
pressive 18-0 victory.
Nov. 22. Choral Union presents Jose
Iturbi, pianist. Ralph Heikkinen, Tom
Harmon and Forrest Evashevski make
All-Big Ten team. Petitions to J-Hop
posts received by Men's Council
Heikkinen gets All-American guard
Nov. 23. Police probe football pool
found operating downtown. Many
students claim operator failed to pay
off heavy losses. Local dice game is
exposed by two students.
Nov. 25. Thanksgiving holiday.
Nov. 26. Mary Minor is chairman of
Panhellenic Ball. Assembly plans
drive for women's cooperatives.
Nov. 29. Archie Kodros is elected
captain of the 1939 football team. Col.
Stewart-Roddie speaks in Oratorical
Series on international scene.
Dec. 1. Galens drive for Christmas
money for hospital children. Tea
and fashion show is sponsored by
WAA in League.
Dec. 2. "Deep Sea Doodles," annual
Soph Cabaret, is opened. Virginia
Keilholtz is chairman. Don Tread-
well is chosen J-Hop chairman. Ellen
Cuthbert is head of League Fair, be-
ing held in conjunction with Cabaret.
Dec. 7. Hockey team ties McMas-
ter University of Canada in first
game. Student Senate to investi-
gate extension of honors system of
engineering college to other colleges.
Dec. 9. Phi Kappa Phi, senior scho-
lastic honor society, initiates 48. An-
nounce that President Ruthven, Dean
Bursley and Dean Alice Lloyd will
help sell Goodfellow Dailies to raise
funds for needy students and towns-
people. American Student Union
chooses delegates to national con-
(Continued on Page 11)^

The New

-Appointmnzent Register
Sept. 29th, 1939
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tlw e cc d Pa& t o v4iew- Uie r n cd q c .
This, our Appointment Register, is the newest of the many shopping services that
make the New MACK'S Ann Arbor's favored shopping place. Here's the idea
Suppose you're to meet someone for lunch, or tea, or yo.u have a date to take in one
of the newer movies, and you find you want to do o few errands before your appoint-
ment - Just drop in the New MACK'S store. . . walk up to the Appointment Register
and write down your message. Then, the one to be met can tell in a jiffy whether
you're going to be held up for a few minutes. He'll scan the register and read such
a message as you see above.
We want you to make this store your mee ting place, so we're making things mighty
convenient. Won't you think of the New MACK'S Store every time you think of
meeting ANYONE?

MACK'S, Inc.

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