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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.

WORKS OF ART AND DESIGN


Arnold Bennett Hall Memorial Gates.
Artist: O. B. Dawson Medium: Ironwork. Location: Corridor.

Building the Library.
Artist: Gordon Gilkey. Medium: Prints. Location: Rowe Conference Room; Special Collections.

Ceramic Bowls.
Artist: Lydia Hodgin. Medium: Ceramic. Location: Browsing Room.

Cougar and Cub.
Artist: Louise Utter Pritchard. Medium: Carved stone. Location: Unknown.

The Development of the Arts.
Artist: Arthur Runquist. Medium: Mural, paint on canvas. Location: West stairwell.

The Development of the Sciences.
Artist: Albert Runquist. Medium: Mural, paint on canvas. Location: East stairwell.

Diana.
Phyllis Muirden Ryder. Carving: Clarence Bates. Medium: Carved Oregon maple wood panel. Location: Browsing Room.

Deer and Fawn.
Artist: Louise Utter Pritchard. Medium: Carved stone. Location: South Reading Room.

Doors, Entrance and Interior.
Design: Abbott Lawrence, attributed. Fabrication: O. B. Dawson, attributed. Medium: Metalwork. Location: Entrance halls.

Exterior Ornamentation & Plaques.
Design: Louis Shubert, Ernest Thomas Cast Stone, Abbott Lawrence Medium: Cast stone.

Heads.
Artists: Edna Dunberg, Louise Utter Pritchard; cast by Ernest Thomas Cast Stone. Medium: Cast stone. Location: Exterior frieze.

Kneeling Female Figure.
Artist: Nellie Best. Medium: Carved stone. Location: Browsing Room.

Kneeling Male Figure with Hat.
Artist: Carved stone. Location: Browsing Room.

Lighting Fixtures.
Artist: Frederick A. Baker. Location: Exterior and interior spaces.

Mission of a University.
Artist: Nowland B. Zane. Medium: Mural, paint on canvas. Location: West stairwell.

Opportunity for the Youth of Oregon.
Nowland B. Zane. Medium: Mural, paint on canvas. Location: East stairwell.

Oregon Vistas Triptych.
Artist: Arthur Clough. Medium: Carved wood panels. Location: Paulson Reading Room, east wall.

Oregon Vistas Triptych.
Artist: Arthur Clough. Medium: Carved wood panels. Location: Paulson Reading Room, west wall.

Pan.
Design: Phyllis Muirden Ryder. Carving: Clarence Bates. Medium: Carved Oregon maple wood panel. Location: Browsing Room.

Release of Youth from Depression Conditions.
Artist: Arthur Clough. Medium: Carved wood panels. Location: Paulson Reading Room, east wall.

Release of Youth from Depression Conditions.
Artist: Arthur Clough. Medium: Carved wood panels. Location: Paulson Reading Room, west wall.

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Student artists panel from
Development of the Arts

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