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Mary Reed Building (Denver, Colo.)

Subject Source: Built
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
Overview Administration documents from Mary Reed.

Container 8: Mary Reed Library Drawing, 1948

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