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Hillman 50th Event: Hillman Library: What's in a Name? 4/9

For fifty years now, students on the Oakland Campus have said to each other “meet you at Hillman” or told their parents “I’ve been studying at Hillman,” but few realize how the building -- the center of reading, research, and meeting-up for study groups -- got it name. Have you ever wondered why the University of Pittsburgh’s main library is called Hillman Library?

Come and hear Pitt archivist David Grinnell explore the origins of the Hillman name and the people behind it.