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A History in Photographs

The Early Years

Reading Room

Reading Room

An early look at the Walter Geology Library.

Map Room

Map Room

An early look at the Walter Geology Library.

Back Room

Back Room

An early look at the Walter Geology Library.

Reference Area

Reference Area

An early look at the Walter Geology Library.

Killer Dinosaurs!

Killer Dinosaurs!

An early look at the Walter Geology Library.

Another look at the Reading Room

Another look at the Reading Room

An early look at the Walter Geology Library.

New books in the old space

New books in the old space

An early look at the Walter Geology Library.

The Transformative Years

These photos were taken during renovation in 2001.

The Transformative Years

The new addition to the Geology Building.

These photos were taken during renovation in 2001.

The Transformative Years

Stacks being disassembled.

These photos were taken during renovation in 2001.

The Transformative Years

Shelves packed up to go.

These photos were taken during renovation in 2001.

The Transformative Years

New uses for a reading room.

These photos were taken during renovation in 2001.

The Transformative Years

Librarians run amok amid construction.

These photos were taken during renovation in 2001.

The Transformative Years

A librarian draws on a to-be-demolished wall.

These photos were taken during renovation in 2001.

The Transformative Years

Farewell notes.

These photos were taken during renovation in 2001.

The Transformative Years

Keep out!!

These photos were taken during renovation in 2001.

The Transformative Years

New Reading Room in progress.

These photos were taken during renovation in 2001.

The Transformative Years

New library entrance.

These photos were taken during renovation in 2001.

The Transformative Years

Not a pizza delivery man - the book delivery man.

These photos were taken during renovation in 2001.

The Transformative Years

Dennis fetching books from CDL storage -- he forgot his miner's lamp.

These photos were taken during renovation in 2001.

The Transformative Years

Once of the friendly folks at CDL posing next to Geology books.

These photos were taken during renovation in 2001.

The Transformative Years

One way to make a new window!

These photos were taken during renovation in 2001.

The Transformative Years

Men at work making windows larger.

These photos were taken during renovation in 2001.

The Transformative Years

New doors going in.

These photos were taken during renovation in 2001.

The Transformative Years

Former Reading Room.

Opening Day

The remodeled library in January 2002.

Opening Day

Dennis Trombatore with cookies.

The remodeled library in January 2002.

Opening Day

Norma Chaires, Tiffany Ward, Yusliza Mohd-Sufian (student workers)

The remodeled library in January 2002.

Opening Day

John Berry (local geologist) and Dennis Trombatore

The remodeled library in January 2002.

Opening Day

Dennis Trombatore and Molly White (PMA Library)

The remodeled library in January 2002.

Opening Day

Dennis Trombatore and Peggy Mueller (PCL Admin)

The remodeled library in January 2002.

Opening Day

Dennis Trombatore and Alexia Thompson-Young (PCL E-Licensing)

The remodeled library in January 2002.

Opening Day

Dan Barker (emeritus faculty) Dennis Trombatore and Sharon Mosher (faculty)

The remodeled library in January 2002.

Opening Day

Clark Wilson (faculty) his wife Ellin

The remodeled library in January 2002.

Opening Day

Vickie Drake (GEO LAIII) (Center) Norma Chaires (profile), Dan Arozco and Janine Henri (ARCH library)

The remodeled library in January 2002.

Opening Day

Dennis Trombatore (back to camera) facing (L to R) Ro Barker (volunteer), Bob Blodgett (ACC), Jim McCulloch (GEO LAIII) Sigrid Clift (B.E.G.) Chris Bell (faculty) Joe Lucas (Library Facilities) Katy Gillette (PCL Preservation) Shiela Winchester (PCL Ref) and Peter Larsen (I School student) Norma Chaires, Bob Stewart (Library Systems), Gary Freeman (faculty bio sci,) Yusliza Mohd-Sufian, Judy Lundelius (researcher)

The remodeled library in January 2002.

Opening Day

Jason Bontrager (PCL Ref), George Cogswell (PCL Facilities) Becky Willard, (LSF) Vickie Drake [Dan Burns (PCL facilities), Alice Dewberry (GEO LAI) back to camera]

The remodeled library in January 2002.

Opening Day

Jason Bontrager (PCL Ref), George Cogswell (PCL Facilities), Becky Willard (LSF), Vickie Drake (GEO LAIII), Dan Burns (PCL facilities), Alice Dewberry (GEO LAI) back to camera.

Opening Day

Jim McCulloch, Peter Larsen, Rosemary Barker

The remodeled library in January 2002.

Opening Day

Jim McCulloch, Rob Reed (BEG), Bob Stewart

The remodeled library in January 2002.

Opening Day

Dennis Trombatore with architects and Joe Lucas, PCL (blue shirt)

The remodeled library in January 2002.

Opening Day

Jim McCulloch, Virginia Phillips (PCL Admin) Dt and Ernie Lundelius (GEO faculty)

The remodeled library in January 2002.

Opening Day

Dan Barker, Todd Housh (Research Scientist), Joe Lucas and Bill Woods (GEO Exec. Asst.)

The remodeled library in January 2002.

Opening Day

Dan Barker, Todd Housh (Research Scientist), Joe Lucas and Bill Woods (GEO Exec. Asst.)

The remodeled library in January 2002.

Opening Day

Gary Freeman, Judy Lundelius, Ernie Lundelius (faculty)

The remodeled library in January 2002.

Opening Day

Ro Barker, Dennis Trombatore and Anne Nguyen (student worker)

The remodeled library in January 2002.

Opening Day

Shiela Winchester and Ro Barker

The remodeled library in January 2002.

Opening Day

Architects trying out furniture

The remodeled library in January 2002.

Opening Day

Fred McDowell and Earle McBride (GEO faculty) Jenny Piontek Matzel and Eric Matzel (grad students), Dan Barker (hidden)

The remodeled library in January 2002.

Opening Day

Architects (Rick Burnright and Kim Cochran)

The remodeled library in January 2002.

Opening Day

Anne Nguyen with her amazing tasty confection and Dennis Trombatore

The remodeled library in January 2002.

Opening Day

Jim McCulloch opening his retirement gift

1956 IGC Symposium Field Trip

Field Trip, Group 1

Field Trip, Group 1

Field Trip, Group 2

Field Trip, Group 2

Field Trip, Group 3

Field Trip, Group 3

Field Trip, Group 4

Field Trip, Group 4

Field Trip, Group 5

Field Trip, Group 5

Austin Panoramas

Eastern view of Austin

Eastern view of Austin

The panoramic view of Austin has been constructed by attaching together multiple pictures that were taken from atop the UT Tower in the late 1990s. All photos courtesy of Brenda Kirkland.

Southern view of Austin

Southern view of Austin

The panoramic view of Austin has been constructed by attaching together multiple pictures that were taken from atop the UT Tower in the late 1990s. All photos courtesy of Brenda Kirkland.

Northern view of Austin

Northern view of Austin

The panoramic view of Austin has been constructed by attaching together multiple pictures that were taken from atop the UT Tower in the late 1990s. All photos courtesy of Brenda Kirkland.

Western view of Austin

Western view of Austin

The panoramic view of Austin has been constructed by attaching together multiple pictures that were taken from atop the UT Tower in the late 1990s. All photos courtesy of Brenda Kirkland.

Full panoramic of Austin

Full Panoramic of Austin

The panoramic view of Austin has been constructed by attaching together multiple pictures that were taken from atop the UT Tower in the late 1990s. All photos courtesy of Brenda Kirkland.

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