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​Historic Knight Library: Art & Architecture

Guide to the art and architecture of the 1937 historic Knight Library, University of Oregon, Eugene.

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Charlie Chaplin, Mural, Knight Library

Charlie Chaplin

Development of the Arts

Snake design, gate latch

Snake design, gate latch
Arnold Bennett Hall Gates

Art Deco fan motif

Entrance Hall

Art Deco Rugs

Browsing Room

Deer & Fawn, Detail

South Reading Room

Balcony, detail

Library exterior

Snail, detail

Entrance Doors


For more information about UO's built environment including buildings and outdoor sculpture created during the Depression Era, consult The Architecture of the University of Oregon: A History, Bibliography, and Research Guide.

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