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Construction on the University of Houston campus
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Construction on the University of Houston campus. May 1950. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 18, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll3/item/161.

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(May 1950). Construction on the University of Houston campus. University of Houston Buildings. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll3/item/161

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Construction on the University of Houston campus, May 1950, University of Houston Buildings, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed December 18, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll3/item/161.

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Title Construction on the University of Houston campus
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Date May 1950
Description Construction phase. In 1936, the University of Houston acquired nearly 110 acres for a permanent campus from donations from Ben Taub and the Settegast estate. The school began holding classes on the new campus, located east of downtown, in 1939. Today, the University of Houston main campus has extended to 550 acres bordered by Wheeler, Elgin, and Scott streets. The campus successfully integrates large open green areas, sculptures, and fountains with state of the art research laboratories, academic buildings, and dormitories.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Construction projects
  • Buildings
Subject.Topical (AAT)
  • construction (assembling)
  • buildings
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • University of Houston
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • black-and-white photographs
Physical Description 1 photograph
Type (DCMI)
  • Still Image
Format (IMT)
  • image/jpeg
Original Item Location ID 1969-037, Box 19, Folder 19
Original Collection UH Photographs Collection
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=58
Digital Collection University of Houston Buildings
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll3
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
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