I got distracted (not exactly the upset of the year, I know) as I was leaving the Woodson this afternoon and I left behind the flash drive that holds what I was going to write about tonight. So instead of that, we have this:
As far as I can tell this was the first crack that Ralph Adams Cram took at a library for us. Weirdly, it reminds me a little bit of Fondren before the additions.
Bonus: Here’s a small sample of the wonders I found today. More later.
When Rice took a pass on Cram’s designs, I think they allowed him to sell the design to others. Isn’t that the Doheny Library at USC?
Hi Dan! Maybe a first draft of Doheny . . .