Johns Hopkins Gazette: April 17, 1995

State Authorizes $2.2 Million Grant for MSEL

     On the final night of the 1995 legislative session of the
Maryland General Assembly, the Senate passed a bond bill
authorizing a matching grant of $2.2 million to the Milton S.
Eisenhower Library.

     "This grant will help provide for a state-of-the-art library
with enhanced services, augmented  telecommunications
capabilities and better accommodations for more readers," said
Stephen G. Nichols, interim Sheridan Director of the library. 
"The project will also include the upgrading of the building's
heating and air conditioning systems, which will greatly improve
the safety and preservation of the library's collections and make
for a more congenial ambience for the library patrons."

     Ellen Stifler, the library's development director, added
that the funding will allow the library to return to the
Eisenhower Library the government publications collection, which
has been housed for several years in the New Engineering

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