Oliver Wendell Holmes Library Original Building


Oliver Wendell Holmes Library Original Building


Phillips Academy




Completed in 1929 the Oliver Wendell Holmes Library replaced Brechin Hall as tyhe main library of the school. Charles A. Platt was selected as the architect for this building by Thomas Cochran, and Platt designed many of the other buildings on campus as well. Cochran's view of the campus with its predominantly brick buildings is used today as a guideline for new construction. Brechin Hall can be seen in the background of the photo along with the Bell Tower.


Phillips Academy -- Buildings

Phillips Academy -- Oliver Wendell Holmes Library

Holmes, Oliver Wendell 1809-1894

Platt, Charles A. (Charles Adams), 1861-1933.

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History of the Academy

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"Oliver Wendell Holmes Library Original Building," in NOBLE Digital Heritage, Item #15480, http://heritage.noblenet.org/items/show/15480 (accessed August 24, 2017).