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Annie Petty, State Normal’s First Librarian

The library room in the Administration Building, circa 1895 When State Normal and Industrial School (now UNCG) first opened its doors in October 1892, it did not have a library or library books. Yet, founding president Charles Duncan McIver spoke adamantly of the “Library we are to have,” and he personally donated many of his […]