This Week in Princeton History for September 11-17

In this week’s installment of our ongoing series bringing you the history of Princeton University and its faculty, students, and alumni, books move to Firestone Library, the academic calendar shifts to make room for reading week, and more.

September 11, 1948—The transfer of 800,000 books from East Pyne Hall to Firestone Library, a process that has taken a total of 10 weeks, successfully finishes today.

Students move books from Chancellor Green to Firestone Library, 1948. Historical Photograph Collection, Campus Life Series (AC112), Box MP04, Image No. 59.

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