Answered By: Deborah Kelley-Milburn
Last Updated: Sep 14, 2017     Views: 364

The inscription:

TO THE MEMORY OF
ELEANOR ELKINS RICE

WHOSE NOBLE AND ENDEARING SPIRIT
INSPIRED THE CONCEPTION AND COMPLETION
OF THIS MEMORIAL LIBRARY
1938

is over the door to the rotunda which leads into the Harry Elkins Widener Memorial Room. On either side of this door are murals by John Singer Sargent, in honor of Harvard men who died in World War I.

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