Rhodes Magazine

The Magazine of Rhodes College

Current Issue: Fall 2005 | Volume 12 | Number 3

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President′s Message: Celebrating the Paul Barret, Jr. Library
President′s Message: Celebrating the Paul Barret, Jr. Library

Beginning my seventh fall at Rhodes, I continue to feel so fortunate. My travels this summer allowed me to further reflect on this remarkable community. »

A Library Built for Today and Tomorrow
A Library Built for Today and Tomorrow

The awe-inspiring new Barret library re-centers the campus and incorporates a host of features that make it adaptable to changing times. While Barret’s walls may be carved in stone, the way it operates is not. »

Barret: The Inside Story
Barret: The Inside Story

Somewhere, deep inside the honey-hued walls of Rhodes’ new Paul Barret, Jr. Library, a time capsule lies hidden. A secret time capsule is just one of the surprises embedded in Barret. Let us take you on the insider′s tour. »

A Sense of Providence
A Sense of Providence

Meet John P. Douglas ’48 and Graves C. Leggett who share a firm conviction that funding a new library for Rhodes from the Paul Barret, Jr. Testamentary Trust was providential. »

Centuries of Good
Centuries of Good

Meet Lewis Donelson ’38 who, as attorney for the Paul Barret, Jr. Testamentary Trust, advised on the awarding of $75 million to nonprofit organizations in Shelby County, TN. »

Celebrating the New Campus Hub
Celebrating the New Campus Hub

The remarkable story of Paul Weisiger Barret, Jr.′s gift to the college, with a tribute from lifelong friend, Mariellen Gillespie Thompson »

The Symbolism of the Place
The Symbolism of the Place

The architects of Paul Barret, Jr. Library knew the importance of beauty, inspiration and continuity, as they repeated architectural details from other campus buildings while adding touches of their own. »

Alumni News
Alumni News

A note from the Alumni Relations office and call for alumni publications to fill the shelves of Barret Library.... »