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Title
The library of Columbia University, New York City
Names
Curt Teich & Co. (Publisher)
Alfred Mainzer (Distributor)
Collection

Historical postcards of New York City

New York City -- Colleges & universities -- Columbia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1938 (Approximate)
Place: Chicago, Ill.
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC POC NEW YC-Coll-Co
Topics
Universities & colleges -- New York (State) -- New York
Porticoes (Porches)
Columbia University
Architecture, Neo-classical
Library buildings
Colonnades
Genres
Postcards
Notes
Statement of responsibility: "Alfred Mainzer, 118 East 28 th St., New York City" "Genuine Curteich-Chicago 'C. T. Art-Colortone' post card reg. U.S. Pat. Off."--printed on verso.
Content: "The Library of Columbia University, also called the Seth Low Library, was opened for use in 1897, the gift of President Low. The architectural style is classical, based on Roman precedents, but with many suggestions of Greek Refinements in its details. It holds a commanding position on the brow of the hill at Morningside Heights and is the focal point of the general campus layout. It has an estimated capacity of 1,500,000 volumes."--printed on verso.
Physical Description
Extent: 9 x 14 cm or 14 x 9 cm
Offset lithographs
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Barcode: 33333201351745
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c30ac380-c55c-012f-ef4a-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1938: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The library of Columbia University, New York City" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1938. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-8ba7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The library of Columbia University, New York City" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-8ba7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1938). The library of Columbia University, New York City Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-8ba7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The library of Columbia University, New York City