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Dabney Gallery and Reference Room

image of dabney roomThe Dabney Gallery and Reading Room is located to the right as you enter the Grace Doherty Library. It houses the atlas and language reference sections of the library collection. There are several tables available for quiet study. 

Named for S. Gordon Dabney, a trustee of Centre College for over three decades. In 2000 he was recognized as Centre Associate of the Year in recognition of his service to and support of the College.

This room is not available for reservations.

 

Grissom Gallery and Reading Room

image of grissom roomThe Grissom Gallery and Reading Room is located to the left as you enter the Grace Doherty Library. With tables around the perimeter of the room and a comfortable seating area in the center, it is the perfect location for meetings or small events. It may be reserved by Centre College faculty, staff, or organizations for official functions.

The room also houses publications of the Centre College faculty and a small rotating exhibit.

It is named in honor of J. David Grissom ’60, Chair of the Centre College Board of Trustees for 22 years and a life trustee and supporter of Centre College.