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Guide to the Stanford University, Libraries, Construction Records
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC1040
    Creator: Stanford University. Libraries.
    Title: Stanford University, Libraries, construction records
    Dates: 1917-1919
    Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Green Library
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information


    Materials acquired from unknown sources.

    Cite As

    [identification of item], Stanford University, Libraries, Construction Records (SC1040). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical note

    The new main library at Stanford was designed by the San Francisco architectural firm of John Bakewell, Jr. and Arthur Brown, Jr.; is it now known as the Bing Wing of the Cecil H. Green Library.

    Scope and Contents note

    Collection pertains to the construction of a new main library at Stanford and includes the articles of agreement between Rudgear Merle Company and Stanford University, contract specifications for the library from plans prepared by the architectural firm of Bakewell and Brown, and some correspondence. There are specifications for carpenter work, concrete, elevator, furniture, glazing, heating, marble and tile, ornamental iron, plumbing, painting, stacks, wiring, and other work.

    Access Terms

    Bakewell and Brown
    Rudgear Merle Company.
    Stanford University. Libraries--Buildings.
    Universities and colleges--Buildings.