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Looking Back: Library Construction

Steel cross beams showing the construction of a library at BYU.
Photo courtesy of L. Tom Perry Special Collections, UAP2 F250

Giant structural-steel crosses mark the start of the J. Reuben Clark Jr. Library, which was completed in 1961. In 1973 BYU’s new law school was named after Clark, and the library was subsequently renamed for Church president Harold B. Lee.