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Seerley Hall (Library)

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Library
1908

Beaux-Arts Classicism with an Italian Renaissance character was well carried out here. The building is composed of a rusticated first floor, second and third floors enclosed by an arcade behind Ionic columns, and a fourth-floor attic under a broad overhanging tile roof. Within the main reading room are murals painted by William de Leftwich Dodge in 1920 depicting the phases of civilization.

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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Seerley Hall (Library)", [Cedar Falls, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-NO31.6.

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Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 360-361.

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