Oliver Wendell Holmes Library 1988 Addition Interior


Oliver Wendell Holmes Library 1988 Addition Interior


Phillips Academy




In returning to the brick as an exterior design feature the library's new wing replaced the steel and glass of the Copley Wing. The stacks went from the military olive drab of its original paint to royal blue of the school's colors. The main door went from the Great Lawn side to the Flagstaff Quad side. With it went the circulation desk. Great changes had been made, not the least of which a the on-line card catalog. We had returned to our architectural past, but moved forward into the computer age. This is the area that now holds the text exchange. The carpet is down and the benches and cabinets are being built. The carpet survived all that fuss.


Phillips Academy -- Building

Phillips Academy -- Oliver Wendell Holmes Library

Holmes, Oliver Wendell 1809-1894

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History of the Academy

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"Oliver Wendell Holmes Library 1988 Addition Interior ," in NOBLE Digital Heritage, Item #15608, http://heritage.noblenet.org/items/show/15608 (accessed September 26, 2017).