Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Columbia University Library, New York City

[LIB9261] This monumental edifice, combining the Roman Classic Style with Greek Refinements was erected in 1897 at a cost of $13,000,000, a gift of President Low. It is the focal point of the general campus layout, occupying a commanding position on Morningside Heights, and has an estimated capacity of 1,500,000 volumes. [from the back of the card]

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