Wednesday, January 28, 2009

1976 Library, Biltmore House, Asheville NC

"The Library with a ceiling painted by Pellegrini, houses 20,000 volumes." [LIB2376]

Library, Camden County Historical Society, NJ

"The Library of the Society houses some 9,000 volumes of history, with special emphasis on the history and genealogy of the Camden City and Camden County area. Visitors are permitted to use the collections of books, pamphlets, maps and manuscripts."


Monday, January 12, 2009

1914 Library, Robinson, Illinois


1906 – Robinson Carnegie Library opens for public borrowing February 21st.

Library, University of Colorado, Boulder CO

A Mike Roberts card no. C230. "One of the later additions to the beautiful campus of University of Colorado, is this unusually styled and architecturally lovely building. Here in the Rocky Mountains, this campus is sought by thousands of summer students who wish to combine a grand vacation with further education."


Thursday, January 8, 2009

1936 The Library of Columbia University, New York NY

[LIB2382] Published by Curt Teich, Chicago IL no. 5A-H117

Library, State Normal School, Peru, Nebraska


1919 Grand Staircase, Public Library, Boston MA

[LIB2380] Published by Detroit Publishing Co. no. 9413

c1960s Indian River County Library, Vero Beach, Florida


Collier County Free Public Library, Naples, Florida


1970s Keene Memorial Library, Fremont, Nebraska


Public Library, Perry, IOWA


Tuesday, January 6, 2009

1960s Library, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant MI

"Completed in 1955. Modern in both design and function. This fine air-conditioned building is constructed on the modular plan, providing almost complete open stack library service. It also houses the audio visual aids and school librarianship departments. Some features of the building include separate quarters with fire-proof vaults for special collections, browsing room and sound-proof listening facilities." [HR0279]

Central Library, Manchester UK

Double view postcard by Photochrom Co., Ltd., Royal Tunbridge Wells