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Carnegie Library, 402 East Oklahoma Avenue, Guthrie, Logan County, OK



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B&W Photos

HB985753
South (front) Facade

HB985754
General View Showing South And West Facades

HB985755
Detail: Front Entrance

HB985756
Detail: Pediment And Dome

HB985757
Detail: West Entrance

HB985758
Detail: Southwest Corner Showing Cornerstone

HB985759
Main Desk, Rotunda

HB985760
Interior Of West Entrance

HB985761
Fireplace In Northeast Room

HB985762
Detail Of Mantel In Northeast Room Showing Griffen

HB985763
Interior Of Dome

HB985764
Detail: Wiring In Attic


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Item Title


Location
402 East Oklahoma Avenue, Guthrie, OK

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS OK-14
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-14, FN-15).
Building/structure dates: 1902 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1948 subsequent work
Significance: This Second Renaissance Revival structure was the scene of numerous historic events: the inauguration of both the last of the territorial governors and the first Governor of Statehood Oklahoma. The second Carnegie library in Oklahoma, it grew from the efforts of the organizers of one of the earliest libraries in Oklahoma, to which it is successor. It is remarkable for the number of ways in which it diverges from Andrew Carnegie's ideas of what a library building should be.

Subjects
Stone Buildings (sandstone)
Brick Buildings
Libraries


Related Names
Bennett, J. H.
Vandenburg, H. J.
New York Hardware Company
Lillie, F. B.
Wenner, Fred L.
Frantz, Frank
Gryb, Barry, Field Team
Takenaka, Howard, Field Team
Barrett, William E., Photographer
Hnedak, John D., Historian
Robbins, John, Delineator
Smith, Julian, Delineator


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SOUTH (FRONT) FACADE
2. GENERAL VIEW SHOWING SOUTH AND WEST FACADES
3. DETAIL: FRONT ENTRANCE
4. DETAIL: PEDIMENT AND DOME
5. DETAIL: WEST ENTRANCE
6. DETAIL: SOUTHWEST CORNER SHOWING CORNERSTONE
7. MAIN DESK, ROTUNDA
8. INTERIOR OF WEST ENTRANCE
9. FIREPLACE IN NORTHEAST ROOM
10. DETAIL OF MANTEL IN NORTHEAST ROOM SHOWING GRIFFEN
11. INTERIOR OF DOME
12. DETAIL: WIRING IN ATTIC


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