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Carnegie Library and Presbyterian Church, Houston, Texas
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Carnegie Library and Presbyterian Church, Houston, Texas - Front. [1900-1924]. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 19, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll16/item/272/show/270.

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([1900-1924]). Carnegie Library and Presbyterian Church, Houston, Texas - Front. Historic Texas Postcards. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll16/item/272/show/270

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Carnegie Library and Presbyterian Church, Houston, Texas - Front, [1900-1924], Historic Texas Postcards, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed September 19, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll16/item/272/show/270.

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Title Carnegie Library and Presbyterian Church, Houston, Texas
Publisher Raphael Tuck & Sons
Date [1900-1924]
About the Date This date was approximated by researching the building or site depicted on the postcard, or by examining the appearance of the postcard itself.
Caption Caption: "HOUSTON, Texas. Carnegie Library and Presbyterian Church.", " CARNEGIE LIBRARY AND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. The handsome Carnegie Library, built in the Italian renaissance style of architecture, stands at the corner of Travis and McKinney Streets. The corner stone was laid May 1st, 1902, and Mr. Andrew Carnegie gave $50,000 toward its erection. The Presbyterian Church, situated at the corner of Main and McKinney Streets, is of Roman and old Gothic architecture. The corner stone was laid Sept. 3d, 1894, and the cost of construction was about $110,000."
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Buildings
  • Carnegie libraries
  • First Presbyterian Church (Houston, Tex.)
Subject.Topical (AAT)
  • Carnegie libraries
  • churches (buildings)
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • postcards
Language English
Physical Description 1 color postcard
Postcard Number Series No 2497
Type (DCMI)
  • Image
Format (IMT)
  • image/jpeg
Original Item Location ID 1970-001, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Sub-Series 7, Box 3, Folder 199
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b5040369~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 Historic Texas Postcards
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll16
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
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 cite the item using the citation button.
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Title Front
File name fpc092.jpg