Mary Helen Cochran Library Over the Years

Title

Mary Helen Cochran Library Over the Years

Description

This collection covers the history of Sweet Briar College's Mary Helen Cochran Library, from its construction in 1928 to present day.

Contributor

Rebecca Thomson

Items in the Mary Helen Cochran Library Over the Years Collection

Breaking Ground
[written on back]: "I break ground for the new library." Writer unknown.

Library Exterior, 1929
[written on front]: “E White / STUDIO / 404-379”

Reading Room, circa 1929 (1)
[written on back in pencil]: “Reading Room / Mary Helen Cochran Library / Sweet Briar College / Sweet Briar, Virginia”

Study Gallery, circa 1929
[written on back in pencil]: “Study gallery / Mary Helen Cochran Library / Sweet Briar College / Sweet Briar, Virginia”

Browsing Room, circa 1929
[on front, lower right corner]: “E White / STUDIO / 404-379”\

Students in the Library, 1927-8
Sarah Dodgen and Maria Bemis (standing) and Kathryn Graham (sitting) enjoy the brand new library.

Library Construction Site with Workers
Construction workers in the middle of building the Cochran library

The Front of the Library, 1929
An exterior shot of the front of the library in 1929.