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Wolfsohn Library in Jerusalem Near Completion

Statistics concerning the cost and contents of the Wolffsohn Library of the Hebrew University to be opened here April 15 by High Commissioner Chancellor were given to the press yesterday at a two hour interview by Dr. Hugo Bergman, the librarian. His figures show that to date the building costs, furniture and other expenses have been $240,000.

The Library will have an annual budget of $40,000. It now contains 225,000 books and receives regularly 1,500 periodicals, including 400 in English and 400 in German. In addition to its bookstores the Library contains thirty rooms. It owns 630 ancient manuscripts. All of these are presided over by 27 officials.