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BookWise for Oct. 10 October 12, 2007

Posted by mplibrary in weekly BookWise.

So Just What is the Nocatula Legend?
Who was Nocatula, anyway?  A. Mother of Sequoyah  B. Sister of Pocahontas C. The Battle of Athens was fought over her  D. The donor for the apartments E. None of the above!  Find out in the post below.

Homecoming at the Merner Pfeiffer
The Library welcomes all alumni and visitors on Saturday, October 13 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.  Browse old yearbooks, see Library renovations, and have some coffee in the Catalyst Café.  

Changes in Library Hours over the next 2 weeks
Friday, October 12 – Close at 4:00 pm due to street closing
Saturday, October 13 – Open 10:00 am to 3:00 pm for Homecoming
Thursday, October 18 – Sunday, October 21 – Closed for Fall Break

Happy Birthday, TWC!
Happy 150th Birthday, TWC 1857 – 2007; Happy One Year Birthday, BookWise Blog; and Happy 67th Birthday, Merner Pfeiffer Library

Quotation of the Week:
“The larger and better portion of the young men of the country are in the Army, fighting the battles of freedom and independence.  And whatever else you leave undone, don’t neglect to educate your daughters.”  from The Daily Post, Athens, 1863, concerning Athens Female College, cited in  A History of Tennessee Wesleyan College 1857- 1957 by LeRoy A. Martin, 1957



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