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Wahpeton, N.Dak. Science School
Wahpeton, N.Dak. Science School
TitleWahpeton, N.Dak. Science School
Date of Original190-?
DescriptionThree and a half story brick building with central tower on front of building, flanked by two parapet gables with flowing curves to points. Building in Richardsonian Romanesque style, with arched windows, and brick and stone work on arches.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectColleges & Universities
Subject (LCTGM)Universities & colleges
Subject (LCSH)Building, Brick
Subject (AAT)Richardsonian Romanesque
Organization NameNorth Dakota State School of Science
Old Main (Wahpeton, N.D.)
LocationWahpeton (N.D.)
Richland County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2000.509.60
Format of OriginalPostcards
Dimensions of Original9 x 14 cm.
Publisher of OriginalChas. H. Warner & Sons Co. (Detroit, Mich.)
Place of PublicationDetroit (Mich.)
Transcription"1/23-10. Hello how is Friend Rickie getting along. I should have sent you a card long ago. Amie sent me your address but I lost it be for I got around to it so now Ill send it inclosed with a letter. I am now attending school like it well but should like it better to be at Vally. I had a good time during Xmas, but now I must be good boy to cut the good times out. Spose cooking is easy now when they have so few boarders. Have you been on the big hill lately, spose coasting is good there now. Must close with best wishes so Good By. Friend Andrew Johnson, Wahpeton N.D. Box 542" - Handwritten on back of postcard.
NotesTitle printed on front of postcard.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryOld Main at the North Dakota State College of Science was constructed in 1891 for the red River University, a Methodist college. The science school rented a portion of the building in 1903 and purchased the building in 1905. The building was designed by architect, John Hopper Coxhead.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionRonald Olin North Dakota Postcard Collection 2000
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2000.509.60)
Digital IDrs004564
Original SourcePostcard
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