Among the George Mason University records held by the Archives are a large number from the GMU Libraries. In fact the libraries’ records are probably one of the three largest record groups contained in the archives along with the presidents’ records and the facilties records. As a result, there is much more documentation of the everyday work of the libraries than almost any other George Mason University office, department, school, or college.  One of the recent discoveries consists of files from the late 1980s when the library allowed students to submit suggestions using a computer terminal. Although most suggestions contained useful criticism or praise, there were some that the librarians could not respond to because of the authors’ cryptic or insulting messages. The images below contain a small sample of those unanswerable suggestions. Click to enlarge the image.

From the GMU Libraries Records.
From the GMU Libraries Records.
From the GMU Libraries records.
From the GMU Libraries records.

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