Library Building Plans

ISTC Library and Donald O. Rod Library
Unit 1, Unit 2, and Fourth Floor Addition Building Plans

Map Case Drawer 1

  • Floor plans - ISTC Library (Seerley Hall)
  • Plan chart - by Don Rod (November, 1959)
  • Floor plans - Unit 1 (First through Fifth Floors)
  • Preliminary plans - Unit 1
  • Plot Plan - Unit 1
  • Elevation East Entrance

Map Case Drawer 2

  • Library Building, Unit 1 (December, 1961) - Architect's drawings

Map Case Drawer 3

  • Floor plans, campus plans, exterior photo - Unit 1 (1961, 1962)
  • Plot plans, elevations, exterior and interior drawings - Unit 1
  • Library Building, Unit 1 (September, 1962)
  • Clocks - Unit 1
  • Electrical and mechanical systems - Unit 1

Map Case Drawer 4

  • Floor plans showing existing floors and floor additions - Units 1 & 2
  • Preliminary schemes - Unit 2
  • Site plan - Unit 2
  • Floor plans, elevations - Unit 2
  • Artist's Drawing - Unit 2

Map Case Drawer 5

  • Electrical and mechanical systems - Unit 2
  • Floor plans (Westburg/Klaus Associates, Inc.)
  • Furnishings, equipment - Unit 2
  • Library Master Plan
  • Library Addition - Unit 2 (Thorson, Brom, Broshar, Snyder) (2 copies)
  • Specifications for Furnishings (Westburg/Klaus Associates, Inc.)
  • Transparencies, slides

Map Case Drawer 6

  • Floor plans, Unit 1 and Unit 2, July 1972 and undated
  • Unit 2 mechanical and electrical systems, June 1972
  • Floor and site plans: Check Set, March 1, 1972 and Design Development Progress Print, March 22, 1972
  • Site and floor plans (two copies)

Map Case Drawer 7 - Fourth floor addition and library renovations

  • Art and Music Collection, April 12, 1994; Special Collections area, April 8, 1993 and November 17, 1993; Youth Collection, November 11, 1993 and May 25, 1993.
  • Index and Abstract area, December 14, 1993; Paper Documents area, December 14, 1993; Reference Collection, December 22, 1993.
  • Carpet/stacks layout fourth floor, May 18, 1994; existing third floor carpet, June 1994; first floor replacement carpet, June 1994; second floor replacement carpet, June 1994; proposed third floor carpet, April 7, 1995.
  • Library furniture layout, first floor, 1992, 1994.
  • Fourth floor stacks layout, 1993, 1994 proposed.
  • Construction schedules.

Map Case Drawer 8 - Fourth floor addition and library renovations

  • Preliminary drawings, 1992
  • Architectural and mechanical drawings, issue for bid May 4, 1993
  • Telecommunication systems, preliminary and issue for bid 1994
  • Floor plans: second and third floors east and west sides; fourth floor east side
  • Miscellaneous: IBM drawing for compact shelving, 1987; library traffic sketches, February 14, 1990; announcement for roof raising ceremony, August 3, 1993


Web version of collection guide created by Susan Basye, October 1997.

Last modified: September 20, 2001 (SB)


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University of Northern Iowa
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