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Robinson Hall, Brown University, 64 Prospect St., Providence, R.I.

PC001.02.01.USRI.0360.0070.003 (RS162619)

Description

Photograph of Robinson Hall at Brown University. This buildng was constructed between 1875 and 1878 as the university library. It was designed by Walker and Gould, architects. There are stained glass windows visible over the entrance and throughout the building. There appears to be a cupola or central dome and several lamposts are visible (possibly gas lighting).

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
271042
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USRI.0360.0070.003

Record details

Other Organizations
Brown University
Walker & Gould, Architects
Descriptive Terms
lampposts
photographs
trees
universities (buildings)
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photographs
Places
Providence (Providence county, Rhode Island)
Notes
Written on verso: "Providence, R.I."

Comments

ID for photograph of "unidentified church" #

AvatarPosted by Thomas Michie on March 24, 2013
This building is Robinson Hall at Brown University, built as the university library in 1875-78 (Walker and Gould, architects). It still stands at 64 Waterman Street, corner of Prospect Street.

RE: ID for photograph of "unidentified church" #

AvatarPosted by Abigail Cramer on March 26, 2013
Hello Mr. Michie,

Thank you for the information you provided about this photograph. I've updated the record to reflect what you told us, as you can see. We appreciate your interest and involvement with this collection of photographs.

Thanks,
Abby Cramer
Librarian/Archivist
Historic New England