[A. M. Willis, Jr. Library dedication plaque]

One of 5 photographs in the series: Campus Plaques available on this site.

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Photograph of a historical campus plaque in the University Archive for the dedication of Willis Library. It lists the decision to dedicate the University Library to A. M. Willis, Jr. as well as the history behind it.

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Mears, Michelle M. September 17, 2007.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: University Photography Collection and was provided by UNT Libraries Special Collections to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 21 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: [A. M. Willis, Jr. Library dedication plaque]
  • Series Title: Campus Plaques

Description

Photograph of a historical campus plaque in the University Archive for the dedication of Willis Library. It lists the decision to dedicate the University Library to A. M. Willis, Jr. as well as the history behind it.

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1 photograph : col.

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The plaque reads, "A. M. Willis, Jr. Library/ named in honor of/ A. M. Willis, Jr. Whereas, A. M. Willis, Jr., is the senior member of the NTSU Board of Regents, having been appointed for three consecutive terms beginning in May 1965; and/ Whereas, he is only the second person to have served as chairman of this board of regents having been elected first in August 1969; and/ Whereas he expresses constantly his deep devotion and great respect for the intellectual, social and human accomplishments of the University, it is appropriate that he be honored for his loyal and devoted service: now, therefore be it/ Resolved, that the University Library at North Texas State University is hereby named the A. M. Willis, Jr. Library./ North Texas State University/ 1978".

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  • Preferred Citation: University Photography Collection (U0458), University of North Texas Special Collections

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  • September 17, 2007

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Mears, Michelle M. [A. M. Willis, Jr. Library dedication plaque], photograph, September 17, 2007; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc991155/: accessed June 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.