Top 100 Largest Libraries In The World - P95.Bizzell Memorial Library, Norman, Oklahoma

06-02-2018

(Wcsa.world) The Bizzell Memorial Library, known also as Bizzell Library, is a three-story brick structure located at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma. It is an elaborate Collegiate Gothic or Cherokee Gothic building, designed by the architecture firm Layton Hicks & Forsyth and constructed in 1928 during the administration of OU's fifth president, William Bennett Bizzell.

One in eight of the universities libraries, which was built in 1930 and is not only known for it’s architectural design, which is Collegiate Gothic the Bizzell Memorial Library is also a National Historic Landmark.

It has 4.2 million volumes, including some special collections such as Nicholas Rare Books, Bass Business, and Bizzell Bible Special Collections. This university that is nationally known for its association in the case of George McLaurin where the case went to court about racial desegregation and being denied admission to the University of Oklahoma for law.

According to wikipedia.


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