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Collection: Iowa State University Library Photograph Collection
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The tiers (stacks) of the newly opened library, 1925
A man sits at a study carrel in the stacks (now called tiers) in the newly opened library.
Students studying in the Periodical Room (Main Reading Room), 1944
Many students wearing military uniforms study in the Main Reading Room (currently called the Periodical Room).
Students perusing books in the New Book Shelf area, 1944
Students peruse books in the New Book Shelf area.
Reserve desk in Room 198 (Reserve Room), 1925
The reserve desk is shown in the Reserve Room (currently Room 198) in the newly opened library.
Library monitor checking books inside library Rotunda (south) entrance, 1961.
A library monitor, Mrs. Isabel Matterson, checks the books of three women inside the library Rotunda (south) entrance.
Student using the Typing Room in the newly opened 1st Addition, 1961
A male student uses a typewriter in the Typing Room of the newly opened 1st Addition.
Student napping in the library, 1957
A female student puts her head down to nap on her books at a table in the library.
Student chatting with reference librarian William Birdsall
A female student stands and chats with reference librarian William Birdsall, seated at a metal desk next to a room divider with multi-colored circles, circa 1961. There were reference areas like this on each of the first three floors after open…
Student looking at the library building directory in the Rotunda (south) entrance, 1961
A male student looks at the library building directory on the wall inside the Rotunda (south) entrance.
Students using study carrels in the newly opened library 1st Addition
Students use three study carrels in the newly opened library 1st Addition.