Margaret Carnegie Library

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Margaret Carnegie Library is a historic Carnegie Library building completed in 1906 at Mills College in California. It was designed by Julia Morgan, the first woman architect to be licensed in California. It was the second of the many Morgan designed buildings on campus.[1]

Made of reinforced concrete it includes uses Mission-style architecture details and has a red tile roof, iron balconies and arched windows.[1][2] The interior has exposed wood beams.[1][3] The library is named for Andrew Carnegie's daughter (his mother was also named Margaret).[4]

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  1. ^ a b c Images of the Margaret Carnegie Library
  2. ^ image
  3. ^ Interior photo of library
  4. ^ Ito, Susan (Winter 2004). "Julia Morgan at Mills" (PDF). Mills Quarterly (Mills College). p. 14. Retrieved 2008-02-27