Iowa State University; University Library; 3rd Addition; Staircases
The circular staircase in the 3rd Addition is viewed from the second floor bridge soon after completion, before all the furniture has been put in place. The addition may not yet be open to the public because on the first floor, the card catalog...
The class of 1986 gave the library its first automated catalog system. Dean Warren Kuhn and the senior class representatives are holding the class memorial in the foreground, while there are several banks of computer terminals in the background.
The counter room for measuring radioactivity. Two technicians, a man and a woman,are seated at the far end of the room; the woman is working with one of the machines. A number of pieces of equipment are shown.
The cover from Trattado della Pittura by Leon Battista Alberti is shown in this close-up view. Trattado della Pittura the one millionth volume added to the Iowa State University Library collection, included a treatise by Lionardo da Vinci and other...
Campanile; Beardshear Hall; Iowa State University;
The east and south sides of the Campanile in early spring. The dome and portico of Beardshear Hall can be seen in the background through the trees. Foreground conifers obscure from view the base of the Campanile.
Iowa State University; University Library; Concerts
The first Baroque concert in the library is held in the upper rotunda lobby outside the Periodical Room, Dec. 7, 1973. Performers in formal dress play instruments including a bassoon, a cello, and a harpsichord.