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Mary Reed Building (Denver, Colo.)

Subject Source: Local Built Environment Vocabulary
Scope Note: University of Denver. 2199 S. University Blvd. Denver, Colorado 80208. Date built: 1931. Gross square feet: 77,293. Use Mary Reed Library 1931-1971. Use Mary Reed Building 1972-. Built in 1931 as the library for the University of Denver. Not in LC/NAF 5/8/2009. --specifications from DU Profiles 2008-2009, p.10. University of Denver magazine, Fall 2008, p. 12: (construction and related endowment funded by Mary Reed; dedicated Oct. 1932) East wall plaque: (Mary Reed Library) Called Mary Reed Building since 1972 when Penrose Library was built. Former University of Denver library, built in 1932.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:


Identifier: U111

Artificially created collection of documents from Mary Reed Hall/Building. Contains unsorted and unarranged administration documents from Mary Reed.

Dates: Other: 1951-2006

Container 8: Mary Reed Library Drawing, 1948 June 3

 File — Folder B187.03.0008: Series B187.03 [Barcode: U186023281170]
Identifier: B187.03.0008

Pencil drawing on paper of the Mary Reed Library building of the University of Denver campus in 1948; mounted to mat board. The drawing is of the Southeast entrance to the building showing wooden revolving doors, two stories of elaborate Collegiate Gothic Architecture and a woman sitting reading a book by the entrance. The door is colored with brown pencil and the brick is red oil crayon or pencil. The white lines of the brick have been painted on.

Dates: 1948 June 3