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Guide to the University Building Histories ; University Building Histories

University Building Histories

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Guide to the University Building Histories 1890-1961

Sponsor: Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Overview of the Collection

Title: University Building Histories
Creator: Business Office
Dates: 1890-1961
Quantity: 0.5 cubic feet
Abstract:Insurance valuations (1953) and photographs of University of Idaho buildings.
Identification: UG044
Language: English
Repository: University of Idaho Library Special Collections and Archives
Moscow, ID 83844-2351

Scope and Content

This record group contains financial information and insurance valuations for the early buildings on campus as well as one or two photographs of each building. The material was removed from a loose leaf notebook and placed in folders, one building to a folder.

Other photographs of university buildings can be found in a scrapbook located in MG 5434 as well as in the historic photograph collection.


Subjects

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the online catalog. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Colleges and Universities
Idaho
Photographs

University of Idaho -- Buildings
University of Idaho -- Photographs
University of Idaho. Business Office

Administrative Information

Source

The book of histories and photographs of University of Idaho buildings was transferred to the library from the Business Office in July 1987.


Detailed Description of the Collection

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1/11/1Campus 1905-1953 22 items
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1/21/2Old Administration building 1890-1961 7 items
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1/31/3Old Engineering building 1901-1950 7 items
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1/41/4Women's gymnasium 1904-1953 6 items
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1/51/5Forestry building 1906-1953 7 items
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1/61/6Mines building 1906-1953 9 items
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1/71/7Geology building 1906-1953 6 items
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1/81/8Administration building 1908-1951 21 items
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1/91/9Art and architecture building 1909-1953 5 items
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1/101/10Agricultural engineering building 1953 2 items
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1/111/11Agronomy building 1918-1953 6 items
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1/121/12Engineering test lab 1918-1953 6 items
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1/131/13Science hall 1923-1953 8 items
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1/141/14Memorial gym 1928-1954 18 items
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1/151/15Student union building 1936-1958 15 items
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1/161/16Infirmary 1937-1958 8 items
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1/171/17Kirtley engineering lab 1941-1953 17 items
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1/181/18Engineering building 1950-1953 6 items
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1/191/19Dairy science building 1943-1953 10 items
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1/201/20Agricultural science building 1951-1953 8 items
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1/211/21Music building 1950-1953 9 items
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1/221/22Ridenbaugh Hall 1901-1953 8 items
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1/231/23Home economics 1952-1953 11 items
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1/241/24Small animal lab 1952 1 item
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1/251/25Library 1954-1957 16 items
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1/261/26Gamma Phi Beta ca. 1956 1 item
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1/271/27Campus aerial view 1946 1 item

Profile Description

Creation: Encoded by ArchProteus2003
Language: Finding aid is in English

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