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Memorial Hall
Memorial Hall
This building, which memorializes Delaware’s World War I dead, was dedicated on May 23, 1925, as a library located between the Men’s and Women’s Colleges. Funds were raised for the building from the people of Delaware, including a parade of school children soliciting funds through the streets of Wilmington. At the groundbreaking in 1923, male students, alumni and faculty joined President Walter Hullihen in excavating the basement as students from the Women’s College cheered them. The cornerstone laying in June 1924 coincided with the two colleges’ first joint commencement. A major $9.8 million renovation was completed in 1999.

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Morris Library
Morris Library
The Hugh M. Morris Library, which houses UD’s main library collection of more than 2.8 million volumes, was completed in 1963 and doubled in size for books and users with a major addition in 1986. Named in honor of the eminent jurist, benefactor and former head of the University of Delaware Board of Trustees, the Morris Library provides seating for more than 2,500, as well as access to electronic resources via more than 250 public workstations and 175 laptop connections. Collections and services include, in addition to online reference and Internet subject guides for all academic disciplines, numerous public service points with highly trained staff for user assistance and more than 300 research databases and 31,000 scholarly full text electronic journals. The library’s Special Collections exhibition gallery, including the Abraham Lincoln permanent exhibition, is home to a nationally renowned rare books and manuscripts collection.

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