University of Maryland Libraries Digital Collections

Main entrance to Bancroft Hall, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, circa 1955-1975

1955-1975PrintcolorJump to full detailsRequest from Special Collections


Summary:View of patio flanked by two cannons and main entrance to Bancroft Hall, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, circa 1955-1975. Caption reads: "Main Entrance to Bancroft Hall, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland. Named in honor of George Bancroft, Secretary of the Navy, 1845-1846, who established the U.S. Naval Academy in 1845. This building houses and feeds all Midshipmen under instruction at the Academy." Postcard number: C-9, K-2845.
Provider:Tichnor Brothers, Inc.
Davis, George J.
Printing place:North America
United States of America
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:Annapolis
Temporal subject: 1951-1960
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:Annapolis
Topical subjects:Military academies
United States Naval Academy
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
War, Military
Copyright holder:Unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
Collection may be protected under Title 17 of the U.S. Copyright Law. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the University of Maryland Libraries at