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State School of Science, Wahpeton, N.D.
State School of Science, Wahpeton, N.D.
TitleState School of Science, Wahpeton, N.D.
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 Number2000.509.63
Dimensions of Original9 x 14 cm.
Transcription"Yourself and friends are cordially invited to attend a reception to the citizens of Wahpeton to be given at the Science School, Tuesday Eve., March 23." and "The Gazette, Wahpeton, N.D." - Text printed on front of postcard.
Postcard postmarked from Wahpeton, N.Dak. Mar. [day illegible] 1909. Addressed to C. Fligelmann, City.
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 (2000.509.63)
Digital IDrs005945
Original SourcePhotograph
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