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Niels Esperson Building
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Niels Esperson Building - Page 33. April 10, 1926. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. July 14, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll1/item/329/show/315.

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(April 10, 1926). Niels Esperson Building - Page 33. Houston the Magnolia City. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll1/item/329/show/315

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Niels Esperson Building - Page 33, April 10, 1926, Houston the Magnolia City, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed July 14, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll1/item/329/show/315.

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Title Niels Esperson Building
Publisher Houston Post - Dispatch
Date April 10, 1926
Description 46 page pamphlet promoting the 32 story Niels Esperson Building. Pamphlet includes several photos of the exterior of the building, construction scenes, and interior offices. Pamphlet also includes advertisements for companies housed in the Neils Esperson Building, as well as companies who were employed in the construction and furnishing of the building. Groundbreaking for the building commence on April 9, 1925. Steelwork was completed February 15, 1926. The cornerstone was laid April 10 of the same year.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Houston (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Pictorial works.
  • Advertising
  • Construction
  • Buildings
  • Skyscrapers
  • Banks and banking
Subject.Topical (TGM-1)
  • Advertisements
  • Construction
Subject.Topical (AAT)
  • buildings
  • skyscrapers
  • banks
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
  • Image
Original Item Location NA6233.H68 N486 1926
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b3356324~S11
Original Collection George Fuermann "Texas and Houston" Collection
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=356
Digital Collection Houston the Magnolia City
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll1
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
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File name index.cpd
Item Description
Title Page 33
Description Photograph of the switchboard in the Engine Room of the Neils Esperson Building. Illustrated advertisement for the Houston Art Tile and Terrazo Co. Advertisement for the Houston Showcase & Manufacturing Co. Illustrated advertisement for the Salt Lake Marble and Supply Company.
Caption Caption: "The Promenade Tile work in the Niels Esperson offers an ideal example of our execution. HOUSTON ART TILE and TERRAZZO CO. 2112 MAIN HOUSTON"; Caption:"Seven thousand lights of varied strength are controlled by the switchboard shown at the left. This board, located in the Engine Room of the Niels Esperson building is thirteen feet long and ninety inches high, and has the largest amperage carrying capacity of any switch board in Houston. A new switchboard feature is incorporated here in that the light is distributed on three separate sections.
Use and Reproduction This image is in the public domain and may be used freely. If publishing in print, electronically, or on a website, please use the citation provided by the citation button above. To order a higher resolution reproduction click Request High Res above.
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