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Columbia University Library
Columbia University Library
TitleColumbia University Library
Digitized Materialcolor postcard
Coverage-SpatialNew York City, New York
SubjectLibrary buildings New York
Academic libraries
DescriptionOn Front: The Library and Main Approach to Columbia University, New York City. On Back: Library, Columbia University, New York City, Columbia University occupies an area of 26 acres from Broadway to Amsterdam Avenue West and 114th Street to 120th Street. It was originally founded as King's College in 1754 at Broadway and barclay Street and moved in 1857 to Madison Avenue and 29th Street. the new building on present site was erected between 1892 and 1902 at a cost of $13, 000, 000 endowment $29, 000, 000.
Creator-CorporateIrving Underhill
Creator-ContactsNew York
PublisherALA Archives - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
ThemeLibrary Postcards
Sub-themeNew York
Techniqueartist rendering
Inclusive Dates1895-
Work Dimensions-Measurement13.9 x 8.81 cm.
Resource IdentifierALA0000569
Date Created2010-03-19
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. University Archives
CollectionSjoerd Koopman Library Postcard Collection
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