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"We must not fall into the terrible trap of thinking that because certain printed or manuscript materials have been photostated or photocopied or microfilmed, or digitized that we are relieved of our responsibility for preserving the original." — Terry Belanger, retired founding director of Rare Book School, University of Virginia

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Upcoming Special Collections Closure

Tue, 02 Sep 2014

Mary Couts Burnett Library, 1928

Mary Couts Burnett Library, 1928

Update: Due to construction delays, Special Collections staff will not begin moving items until September 29th. We will be open and operational the week of September 22-26. Dates have been updated in the original message below.

The Special Collections reading room will be closed September 29th through October 10th while staff move archival and rare book holdings to a new onsite storage vault. We will be able to respond to phone calls and emails in a limited capacity during this time. Thank you for your continued patience!

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Reviewed May 25, 2012 by Special Collections staff.