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The Library Inscriptions – Grammata Sola Carent Fato

An imposing wooden panel is seen on entering the Reference Online Center area. It is inscribed with the words

GRAMMATA • SOLA • CARENT • FATO

[ THE WRITTEN WORD ALONE FLOUTS DESTINY ]

Picture of inscription “GRAMMATA SOLA…”

The panel of Honduras mahogany measures 10 feet by 14 inches. The inscription was carved in classic Roman capitals by John Benson. The panel was installed on August 23, 1995.

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