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Spring 2015 Hours

9am to 8pm Mon.-Thur.

9am to 5pm Fri.

1pm to 5pm Sat.

1pm to 8pm Sun.


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Library Images & Building History

Altgeld Hall

The Mathematics Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is located in Altgeld Hall, originally known as the Library Building. It was completed in 1897, but received four major additions in 1914, 1919, 1926, and 1956. The University Chime was installed in the Altgeld Tower in 1920. Altgeld Hall is considered to be one of the finest examples of Richardsonian Romanesque architecture, and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.

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History of Altgeld Hall

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Mathematics Library Exterior

Altgeld Hall Front View

Outside view of Altgeld in spring   Altgeld Hall Front Entrance   Altgeld Hall Front View

                Altgeld Hall in Spring                           Altgeld Hall Front Entrance                     Altgeld Hall Front

Altgeld  Hall Side View

Angled View of Altgeld Hall's West Side   Straight View of Algeld Hall's West Side   Newel Stair from outside

           Altgeld Hall West Side                                      Algeld Hall West Side                                    Newel Stair           

Chime Tower

Chime Tower   Chime Tower from an Angle   Chime Tower in Fall   Chime Tower in Winter

            Chime Tower                     Chime Tower Side View                  Chime Tower in Fall                Chime Tower in Winter

Altgeld Hall Architectural Details

Capitol on Front Entrance   Front Entrance Detail, Female Face   Front Entrance Detail, Male Face

    Detail of Capitol, Front Entrance            Detail of Front Entrance, Female Face        Detail of Front Entrance, Male Face


Mathematics Library Interior

Circulation Room

Mural in Rotunda, North Side    Mural in Rotunda, South Side  

                      Mural in Rotunda, North Side                                                Mural in Rotunda, South Side

Mural in Rotunda, South Side          Wall Stencilling

                      Mural in Rotunda, South Side                                                         Wall Stencilling

Circulation Room     Circulation Room

                                     Circulation Room                                                             Circulation Room


Iron Shelf Bracket           Glass Floor Panels, Aisle on Second Floor

                      Iron Shelf Bracket                                                         Glass Floor Panels