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Dormitory and Administration Building, Springfield College
TitleDormitory and Administration Building, Springfield College
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SubjectInternational Young Men's Christian Association College--Buildings--Photographs; International Young Men's Christian Association College--Buildings--Postcards; Universities and Colleges--Massachusetts--Springfield; Springfield College--Buildings--Photographs; Springfield College--Buildings--Postcards.
DescriptionThe International Young Men's Christian Association College, now Springfield College, completed construction of its first dormitory in February 1896 at a cost of approximately $41, 000. The four floor structure served a dual purpose as a dormitory and dining room for for students, as well as, the college's Administration building. During World War II, the campus the building was utilized as the administrative office of the Naval Convalescent Hospital. Renovations, prompted by safety concerns, necessitated the removal of the top two floors which and reduced the current Springfield College Administration Building to its present two floor.
CreatorSpringfield College Co-operative Store, Springfield, MA
ContributorsSmith, Cliff
RelationIs part of the Cliff Smith YMCA Postcard Collection. Springfield College Archives and Special Collections, Springfield, Massachusetts,
RightsText and images are owned, held, or licensed by Springfield College and are available for personal, non-commercial, and educational use, provided that ownership is properly cited. A credit line is required and should read: Courtesy of Springfield College, Babson Library, Archives and Special Collections. Any commercial use without written permission from Springfield College is strictly prohibited. Other individuals or entities other than, and in addition to, Springfield College may also own copyrights and other propriety rights. The publishing, exhibiting, or broadcasting party assumes all responsibility for clearing reproduction rights and for any infringement of United States copyright law.
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