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The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, July 14, 1988, Page 32, Image 32

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32The Tar HeelThursday, July 14, 1988 Smith Center fin ni The Dean E. Smith Student Activities Center officially opened in January 1986. (The occasion was a game against the Duke Blue Devils, and UNC won, 95-92.) The Smith Center is the third largest on-campus arena in the country, seating 21,444 for basketball. It cost $33.8 million to construct and all the funds were private donations raised in a campaign led by UNC alumnus Hargrove "Skipper" Bowles. Since its opening, the Smith Center has also become a popular concert spot. In the 1987-88 school year, the Smith Center hosted several big-name artists, including David Bowie, Pink Floyd and Jimmy Buffett, and most recently, Rod Stewart. X u f n fr.v. ' i iiiyjn nam iinmnwn-n M". '1 W""!. ...V.VWWWWMWWV, . l 5 . :::"::'.:'-- 5 ..,v.i-so...w .. . 1 Tar Heel file photo W&on Library The Louis Round Wilson Library, which served for 55 years as the research library in the humanities and social sciences at UNC, has been dedicated to special collections since the opening of Davis Library. Foremost among the special resources of the building is the Southern Historical Collection of 8 million manuscripts. Its Rare Book Collection contains special groups such as the Hanes Collection of Incunabula, including the ceremonial volumes that mark the millions in the library's holdings. The 3 millionth book was presented in the fall of 1983. The North Carolina Collection dates to an effort begun in 1844 and today contains more than 170,000 books and pamphlets. Louis Round Wilson, a Kenan professor and a University librarian for 31 years, died several weeks short of his 103rd birthday in 1979. t f i ZTZ4 --.yjv ;.. till! m -;y F-i. fc.Yw .;... tt :v..::......-:::.:.x-:y L"W'ac-ww --.w II f Hi IS - -,'1 i M fl JLi-JL 'V J S TXXFX J vvtTS r : i 1 f -f i f ; i. 3 Tar Heelfile photo A 4 K Tar Heel file photo

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