Castner Scrapbook v.17, Education 1, page 1A

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Castner Scrapbook v.17, Education 1, page 1A

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Item No: pdcc01746
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.17, Education 1, page 1A
Additional Title: Drexel Institute
Historic Street Address: 34th & Chestnut Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: Item 1, top: Interior view of the Great Court of the Drexel Institute, located at 32nd and Chestnut Streets. Founded in 1891 by Anthony J. Drexel a noted financier and philanthropist, the Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry became Drexel University in 1970. Note the stenciled ceilings, since painted over. Photograph, c.1891, reproduced in unidentified publication. 17.2 x 12.4 cm.
Notes: Item 2, bottom: Exterior view of the Main Building of the Drexel Institute, now known as Drexel University, located at 32nd and Chestnut Streets. Founded in 1891 by Anthony J. Drexel a noted financier and philanthropist, the Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry became Drexel University in 1970. The building was designed by noted architect Joseph M. Wilson, one of the founders of the prominent architecture and engineering firm of Wilson Brothers & Company. Photograph, c.1891, reproduced in unidentified publication. 16.8 x 12.4 cm.
Creation Year: ca. 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.954337
Geocode Longitude:-75.191801

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.17
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler