1886

Announcement Date: January 19, 1886

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In an Annual Report for 1886, it was announced by Mr. William Remsen (aninfluential AGS Councilor) that “a reasonable certainty exists that, when the library and the maps shall have outgrown their present accommodations, an ample fire-proofbuilding will be in the readiness to receive them.” Fourteen years passed before thisdream came true.