Historical Collections Library : a building program for Floyd Hall - version 1

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Historical Collections Library : a building program for Floyd Hall - version 1
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English
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Department of Architecure, University of Florida
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Department of Architecure, University of Florida
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Gainesville, Fla.
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University of Florida
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University of Florida
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HISTORIC CAL COLLECT I (NS LI BRARY

Floyd Hall, University of Florida


This proposal adapts Floyd Hall as a library to house the

historical collections owned by 1the UnI. ver. tiy o F 1 ida,

namely, the Rare Books L.ibrairy, tIhe P. K. rangee L.it of

Fl.orida History,. and the Univ.'erstiy of Flor idai -.r l.t-hi .,es.

Floyd Hall is an e::x'cellent site for t a library. SinfLe i. I is

close to e the Main i ay, the historical co.l.ectionsl hli;, ing

outgrown their spacbethere, cold :e transfer ed to Floyd

Hall and still be readily accessible e to .the Main LJ. ibr r..";

patrons. Also, the Collegiate Gothic: cha.i:r =.-i. er of Flo.: yd H.! .1.

is appropriate for a Uni ve-_rsity .i brc ry :i ,, part.i.c .:i t .1I f ot one

spec:i al:z:i. ng in rare and h:istor ic 1.i ::,oI oi:.s.


Besides being related themat i. ca. 1al l.he lii ee col. ei..L ion lIa-.'

m iiuch in common


*** As each collection has books aind lilmiinuscri. pt s d=l...iln
hundreds of years, each needs a stable. c::l..im at. o.u ':.0 F
anrd 50% relative e humidci ty ; hiavi Ii.. e coJl- c l1 c i 0is
together would facilitate climaLe control, p. I..i cula.a 1.;
in the stacks.

*** They share a need f :or secrt :i t, bec ::.usEi c-t: I lce andi i.. i
irreplaceable ity of tle.i.r col lectiois.,

*** By housing the co.ll ecti on wi thri I lihe S ie I, buii i. di t Liey
could share expensive office and conset vaLio.i eq. t! iipent.

*** By becoming familiar with each others" col .l.ctl..ilos,
they could share i. nf ormation arnd avoid !.unn lle i; ci y
duplication.

*** Finally, they share a need for more space. lh I.. pi og
as outlined would increase their over il. 1 are by 08%"
and their overall stack area by i55%. (which in grie=lJ. Jy
needed).




























COLLECT ION


Rare Books

Stack AnnexI 1

P. K. Yonge

Stack Annrex 2

Archives


EXISTING S.F.
st ac ks 4

5300 2470


TOTAL


submit titted by :

Laura M. Want
Gracd..ate Student, i'r ch tecI u.ral Pr es u i-' lai
College ,:of' Architec Iure


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HISTORY I CAL COLLECTIONS L. IBRARt : FLOrD HIAiLL.

FIRST LEVEL: RARE BOOKS COLLECT I ON

Of f ices
Head Librari an/ Keeper of Books u
(to have a small cc: inference
seating area as well as a
work space)
K::eeper if Manuscr i. pts .1,..-
Open Off ice for: .::..
Ac: qui si tions B b1 i bligr ap er
Two Catalo gers
Reception Area (includes :=ecretar .I .,.'
typist, smal].l wai tii g a rea)

Stacks
Shelving Area .''...
Service Stair l. o..,

RI.ading/Ex;hibi ti on Area (a "gIrai n .i.it8
space" also used for special.
lectures; to have secur i ty desk:
so the space may be used by t I: he
other cl. l ect i on s)

Staff Support
Staff Lo... ounge (wit h k-::i tchl-enette f or .
staff and reception use)
Work Area (open area i.ncl..idi n a .:!.i,
conservation lab and a 25 ..if.
f umigat i on chamber)
Janitor 's C. oset 3 .

Building Support
Elevator 3i..
Public Restrooms be
Two Fire Stairs -4U.
Misc. (corridors, mechanical, etc., ).i


FIRST LEVEL TOTAL. SiQUARE FOOTAGE d'..,.



Intermediate Level One: Unassigned Stacks
Shelving Area .22..)
Service Stair 18o

INTERMEDIATE LEVEL ONE TOTAL SQUARE FOO AGE .24u,
















HISTORICAL COLLECTION S LIBRARY: FLOrD HA-LL


SECOND LEVEL: P. K. YONGE LIBRARi OF F LOR I DI HISIURY


O' f ices
Head Librarian ( to have seaUting i::ie e :: 13
w.el1 as a wor- sl.:'ac.e)
B i b i ogr apher I ..
Two Archi vi sts .1L r.0:
Reception Area includess Iecr eLar y =(d I..a..
waiting room)

Stacks
S t a c: k s
Shelving Area ::.:: (..
Service Stairs 18u

Re adding Area balconyy over lookingg R are L Ubooks J19::.:.
reading /exhi bition a-rea)

Open to Belo :w .i '.',

Mi crof il. m Room 9..)

Spa, n i is h Bor, derland s Cd olle: ( hl v. i::.t : .. I -e s. t ..l,' :..'
tables, staff desk::, catal-.] :,)i .

Bui 1 ding Su.tpp(ort
El evato'r d
Publ ic Rest ro-coms 80
"l'wo Fire St airs 480
Mi scel 1 aneous 1.80


SECOND LEVEL TOTAL SQUARE FOOTAGE 0:),



Intermediate Level Two: Urnassi gned Stack: ;r t..
Shelving Area :'.,:..:
Service Stairs .I.3..i


INTERMEDIATE LEVEL TWO TOTAL SQUARE FO( I AGE























HISTORICAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARY: FLOYD HALL


THIRD LEVEL: UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA ARCHIVES


Offices
Head Archivist .i.:.11
Two Staff F'ersons 8J.i.:
Reception n Area (inclu des secretary :and 1. l..
waiting area)
Conference Room (shared by al .. i .h ee J.I
coll ecti ons)

Stac: ks
Shelving Area J .WX)
Service Stair-s J. E

Read:i ng.IExhibition Area (furni shled :in ::* mar,:Iner 4...i.
Iefi tting the Univ.ers:i.ty )

Open to Bel owI J'

Microfi m ..

Building Support
Elevator '.>
F'ub .ic Restrooms 80
Two F':ire Stair s 48
Mi sc e 1 an eou W :.:)..


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THIRD LEVEL TOTAL SQUARE FOO1AGE
































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SITE PLAN
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WEST ELEVATION
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HISTORICAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARY
FLOYD HALL


University of Florida


Laura M. Weant