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Altgeld Hall
Altgeld Hall
TitleAltgeld Hall
Creatorunknown
DescriptionAltgeld Hall, also called the Science Building. Altgeld Hall was built in 1896 and is currently the oldest building on campus. It was named after Governor John P. Altgeld who on June 7, 1895 approved the legislation for the appropriation of $40, 000 to construct the building. During its early years it was called the Science Building, housing science laboratories, the library, and a gymnasium. State architect C. Ward Rapp designed the building.
Datec. 1905
SubjectSouthern Illinois State Normal University; College buildings
TypeImage
FormatBlack and White Photograph
Dimensions (cm.)12.8 x 12.8
CollectionSIUC Photographs
SubcollectionBuildings
Collection/Box/FolderUAPH06/B1/F23
PublisherSpecial Collections Research Center, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Rights StatementCopyright holder is unknown. For permission to reproduce, distribute, or otherwise use this image, please contact the Special Collections Research Center, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Phone: + 1 (618) 453-2516. Email: http://reftrack.lib.siu.edu/reft100.aspx?key=SCRCEmail&cllcid=SCRR
File Nameuaph06_b1_f23_001
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