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Altgeld Hall Postcard
Altgeld Hall Postcard
TitleAltgeld Hall Postcard
Creatorunknown
DescriptionAn Altgeld Hall postcard. It was 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.
Date1908
SubjectSouthern Illinois State Normal University; College buildings
Languageeng
TypeImage
FormatPostcard
Dimensions (cm.)13.4 x 8.7
CollectionSIUC Photographs
SubcollectionBuildings
Collection/Box/FolderUAPH06/B2/F2
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_b2_f2_001
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