Doe Memorial Library


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Doe Memorial Library is located in the United States
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LocationUniversity of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California
Architectural styleClassical Revival
MPSUniversity of California, Berkeley MRA
NRHP reference No.82004639
BERKL No.148
Significant dates
Added to NRHPMarch 25, 1982
Designated BERKLFebruary 25, 1991[1]

The Doe Memorial Library is the main library of the UC Berkeley Library System. The library is named after its benefactor, Charles Franklin Doe, who in 1904 bequeathed funds for its construction. It is located in the center of the UC Berkeley campus and is adjacent to the Bancroft Library. In 1900, Emile Benard won an architectural competition for the design of the library, and the Neoclassical-style building was completed in 1911. The Doe Library houses both the undergraduate and Gardner (main) stacks collections.

  1. ^ "Berkeley Landmarks". Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association. Retrieved 2013-03-04.

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