Louis Round Wilson Library

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Wilson Library
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Wilson Library opened in 1929 and today serves as the special collections library at the University of North Carolina.
Wilson Library opened in 1929 and today serves as the special collections library at the University of North Carolina.
Erected 1929
Location Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Website Wilson Library

Coordinates: 35°54′34.9308″N 79°2′59.0568″W / 35.909703000°N 79.049738000°W / 35.909703000; -79.049738000 (Old Well)

The Louis Round Wilson Library is a library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.[1] It is named after UNC librarian Louis Round Wilson.[2] It served as the university's main library from its construction in 1929 to 1984.[3] Today, it mainly serves as a special collection library.[4] Its North Carolina collection is the largest about a single state in the United States.[5]

Architect Arthur Cleveland Nash, together with William Kendall of famed firm McKim, Mead, and White, designed the Neo-Classical building.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Louis Round Wilson Library". Librarything.com. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "Happy Birthday, Louis Round Wilson!". Lib.unc.edu. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  3. ^ Allen Grove. "Louis Round Wilson Library at UNC Chapel Hill". About. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "Documenting the American South, Louis Round Wilson Library". Celebratingresearch.org. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  5. ^ "North Carolina Collection". Lib.unc.edu. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  6. ^ http://ncarchitects.lib.ncsu.edu/people/P000500

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