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Plaques in the Library: Fourth floor

An overview of the content and location of the plaques in the Class of 1945 library

Armstrong Plaque

Location: Special Collections room, South side of Library

Inscription: "The special collections were a particular interest of Rodney Armstrong Librarian 1950-1973 whose vision helped shape this building."

Size: 13 x 28 cm

T. Lamont Plaque

Location: Special Collections Room, South side of Library

Inscription: "This special collections room of the Phillips Exeter Library is dedicated to the memory of Thomas S. Lamont, Class of 1916, and his wife Elinor B. Lamont. Ever devoted and generous friends of the Library."


  • Thomas Stilwell Lamont, PEA 1916

Size: 12 x 16 cm

Class of 1951 Plaque

Location: Class of '51 Room

Inscription: "This room and its furnishings are the gift of the Class of 1951."

Size: 17 x 17 cm

Nimick Plaque

Location: 4th Floor Office

Inscription: "This room was given in appreciation of Exeter's contribution to their lives by the Nimick brothers, Francis, Jr. '35, Charles '40, David '42, Guthrie '45 and Reade '45, their sister and their parents."

Size: 17 x 17 cm

C. Lamont Plaque

Location: Lamont Room, West side of Library

Inscription: "Corliss Lamont Room Class of '20. Corliss Lamont's generosity in establishing the Lamont poetry program will enrich the lives of generations of students."


  • Corliss Lamont, PEA 1920

Size: 16 x 23 cm

Shapiro Plaque

Location: Classroom, East side of Library

Inscription:  "Robert N. Shapiro '68. Endowed in 2008 by Robert N. Shapiro, Class of 1968, Chairman of the Friends of the Academy Library.  The library... is like the Acropolis -Louis Kahn"


  • Shapiro, Robert N. PEA 1968

Size: 16 x 23 cm