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Harvey S. Firestone Memorial Library.

Harvey S. Firestone Memorial Library.

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Published in [Princeton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Princeton University. Library.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ733.P93 P7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination56 p.
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6140089M
    LC Control Number53019603
    OCLC/WorldCa5533711

    It was written in by previous architect Charles Klauder and Herbert Wise, and is dedicated primarily to explaining how a college library should be designed. After crews worked full time all summer and four hours a day during the school year, the job was finally completed on December 15, The former covers printed books from … the 15th century to the present in major Western languages aboutvolumes. One of the world's foremost research libraries, PUL supports the modern needs of today's researchers through technological advances and in-depth knowledge.

    In addition to manuscripts, the Department of Special Collections holds papyri and calligraphy collections, cuneiform tablets, stone seals, a numismatic collection, and modern and personal papers relating to the Near East. Operation Firestone was a great success. Each student and faculty member checks out, on average, more than books or electronic readings per year. Also, these items do not circulate. Full program and further details are available on the Index website.

    B Floor Computer workstations connected to a network printer are located on all floors. The Princeton community has access to approximately 10, e-journals, most of them in science and technology. Photoservices BF : A color photocopier is located near the main stairwell on this floor. The immensity of this task perhaps justifies the quarter of a century that elapsed between the first acknowledgement of Princeton's library problems and the opening of the Harvey S. Princeton's book collection has outgrown Firestone's present capacity.


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To determine the optimum design for size and function, the architects constructed four full-size modular units with which to experiment before construction was complete. The Library is fortunate to have such rich Hellenic holdings because of private collectors like Robert Garrett Class ofthree generations of the Scheide family, and other generous alumni, who have helped built these collections in support of research and instruction at Princeton University.

On each floor, by the elevators, there are floor maps showing the coordinates letters running north-south and numbers east-west as well as a compass rose on most floors to help you orient yourself. Seeger Hellenic Fund, established through the generosity of Stanley J.

Firestone is one of the earliest examples of Gothic with a steel frame. Within one "humanistic library," he hoped to satisfy the intellectual and physical needs of each department that did not yet have its own building.

Firestone Library

Operation Firestone was a great success. The Library's expansive digitization initiatives and informed acquisitions are allowing extensive content to become easily searchable through state-of-the-art platforms and consolidated databases.

Firestone proved to be the last gasp of Gothic architecture at Princeton.

Hellenic Studies: Library Orientation

In addition, there are a large number of manuscripts from the ancient Near East; literary and documentary papyri from Egypt; Arabic, Persian, Turkish, and other Islamic texts; medieval and Renaissance manuscripts and documents. Headings Firestone Library The Princeton University Library is a not a single building, but a system composed of many libraries and hundreds of collections.

Kennan 's Long Telegram. The "providential destruction" by fire of the School of Science soon afterward cleared the site, which Fetter and Osgood had vehemently opposed as recently as January of that year, citing the noise from street traffic and the remoteness of the site from main streams of campus traffic.

Visit the Princeton University Library Website Encounter Global History The Library is at the forefront of creating distinctive collections and continues daily to build upon its holdings of more than 10 million printed volumes, 5 million manuscripts, 2 million non-print items and extensive collections of digital text, data, images, audio, video and online resources.

The large desk is equipped with several electric outlets for laptops. The library they hoped to build now would be highly versatile and adaptable to changing conditions, as flexible as the modern laboratories which had been developed during the war years.

Here you can search by the author's last name, first words in title, or a Library of Congress subject heading. The study of printed books cannot be limited to their printed contents. O'Connor, Robert B. The Trustees realized that projects that were ready to begin construction as soon as the war ended would have a great advantage in obtaining materials, and once the basic plan for the building was approved, they decided to forge ahead.

Morey's proposal called for a building that fostered departmental cohesiveness, bringing professors and students together around a core stack of books in their chosen discipline. We strive to keep our collection accessible to as many members of the community as possible.

Princeton's book collection has outgrown Firestone's present capacity. For more information about the Library exhibition, contact Don C.

Open stacks are exceedingly rare in a library this size. The Index of Christian Art has organized an international conference to meet at Princeton on 16 October, in conjunction with the Byzantine Studies Conference meeting in New Brunswick on the following days.

Gerould, James Thayer. Where Klauder had hoped to impress and perhaps overwhelm library patrons, O'Connor and Kilham endeavored to put students at ease and to help them develop a love of books. Klauder as architect for the new library building or buildings.The library, currently in the midst of a renovation scheduled to end inis vital to the University’s academic mission.

The project will result in a much improved campus landmark: a building that supports modern library services and contemporary approaches to scholarship while also providing the proper environment for one of the world’s great book, manuscript, and map collections.

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