This bas relief panel is over the second floor end window of the original library building. This and other panels on the east front of the building were designed by Nellie Verne Walker. The carving was executed by J.G. Zimmerman.
The university community is gathered outside for the dedication of the 3rd addition to the library. A man is speaking at the podium. To the right of the podium is the covered portrait of Dr. Robert Parks which was unveiled at the ceremony.
Iowa State University. Dept. of Botany.; Pammel, L. H. (Louis Hermann), 1862-1931
Sept. 25, 1900
Dr. L. H. Pammel,
My Dear Prof. Pammel:-
It is always pleasing to me to note the progress made in your department. I do not know of any department of the institution that has made as permanent and satisfactory progress as...
The eastern side of the Knoll is partially screened from view by the trees and shrubbery. The porte cochere and a garage or storage building can be seen in the distance. The roof, trees and lawn are covered with snow.
The east side of the Knoll is almost hidden from view by the trees and other shrubbery. The large wrap-around porch on the left is either glassed or screened in. The porte cochere is partially visible through the trees on the right.