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Pyne Library, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, circa 1907-1909

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Alternate title:Princeton University, New Library
Summary:Pyne Library, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, circa 1907-1909. Caption reads: "The new library was erected in 1896-97, and was a sesquicentennial gift. It forms a hollow quadrangle 160 feet square, and is united with the Chancellor Green Library. In 1760, when the first pamphlet of Princeton's Library was published, the number of volumes owned was 1,800; in 1904, the number was 183,000, the full capacity of the shelves being 1,200,000." Postmark date: November 27, 1909; Postcard number: 2069; Message included.
Provider:Raphael Tuck & Sons'
Printing place:Europe
German Empire
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:New Jersey
Geographical subject – Settlement:Princeton
Topical subjects:Libraries
East Pyne Hall (Princeton, N.J.)
Universities & colleges
Princeton University
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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