Answered By: Deborah Kelley-Milburn
Last Updated: Jul 15, 2015     Views: 115

On the right side of the vestibule as you enter the library is the following inscription:

   THIS LIBRARY

ERECTED

IN LOVING MEMORY OF

HARRY*ELKINS*WIDENER

BY HIS MOTHER

ELEANOR ELKINS WIDENER

DEDICATED

*JUNE 24*1915*

On the left side of the vestibule, the inscription reads:

HARRY*ELKINS*WIDENER

A GRADUATE OF

THIS UNIVERSITY

BORN JANUARY*3*1885

DIED AT SEA APRIL 15*1912

UPON THE FOUNDERING

OF THE STEAMSHIP

*TITANIC*

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