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Brick walkway in front of Alumni Memorial Building and Holladay Hall, North Carolina State College, April 1959.

Holladay Hall, NCSU (Raleigh, N.C.)
Winslow Hall, NCSU -- Alumni Memorial Building, NCSU (Raleigh, N.C.)
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Title:
Brick walkway in front of Alumni Memorial Building and Holladay Hall, North Carolina State College, April 1959.
Topics:
Campus and Town
Subjects:
Universities and colleges
Walkways
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Extent:
8 x 10 inches
Item identifier:
0001376
Photographer:
Mills, Ralph more info on Mills, Ralph 
Contributor:
North Carolina State College. Visual Aids Department more info on North Carolina State College. Visual Aids Department 
Created Date:
Genre:
Landscape photographs
Photographs
Names:
North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering of the University of North Carolina more info on North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering of the University of North Carolina 
Location:
Raleigh (N.C)
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs

Building: North Carolina State University, Alexander Quarles Holladay Hall (Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina)

Architect:
more info on Upjohn, Hobart Brown, 1876-1949 
Architect:
more info on Carson, Charles L., 1847-1891 
Built:
Street:
1005 Capability Drive
Community:
Raleigh
State:
NC
Zip:
27606
Historical note:
Holladay Hall was the first building on campus and, for years, contained virtually the entire college. Prisoners of the state penitentiary built what was then called "Main Building" with bricks donated by the prison. Though it had no electricity or running water, the basement contained laboratories, a kitchen, a dining hall, and a rarity for that era--a gymnasium. Offices, classrooms, and a library of books donated by professors were located on the first floor. A total of 72 students lived on the second and third floors, paying a tuition of $130 per year, which could be reduced for students who swept floors, made fires, and waited tables at seven cents an hour. The building, of Romanesque revival design and with an exceptionally beautiful hallway, has been designated as a historic site by the City Council of Raleigh.
Provenance note:
In 1915, the building was named Holladay Hall in honor of Alexander Quarles Holladay, NC State's first president. Holladay originally applied to NC State (then called the North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts) as an English professor, but was offered the presidency instead. He had studied languages, moral philosophy and law at the University of Virginia and the University of Berlin before fighting in the Civil War as an aid to General Bragg. Holladay was president of the Stonewall Jackson Institute as well as the Florida State Agricultural College at Lake City before he served NC State from 1889-1899.
Location:
Raleigh (N.C)
Subjects:
School buildings
Universities and colleges
State universities and colleges -- North Carolina
College buildings -- North Carolina
Latitude, Longitude:
35.7855, -78.664001

Building: North Carolina State University, Arthur Winslow Hall -- Alumni Memorial Building (Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina)

Architect:
more info on Bonitz, Henry E., 1872-1921 
Built:
Street:
NCSU Campus
Community:
Raleigh
State:
NC
Historical note:
Winslow Hall was built in 1897 and served as infirmary until its renovation in 1959 when it was renamed Alumni Memorial Building to honor more than 300 alumni who died in World War II and the Korean War. In 2006, the building was renamed Winslow Hall after the Dorothy and Roy Park Alumni Center on Centennial Campus opened. Arthur Winslow was one of the original members of the Watauga Club who successfully petitioned the North Carolina legislature in 1885 to charter the school that would become North Carolina State University.
Location:
Raleigh (N.C)
Subjects:
State universities and colleges -- North Carolina
Universities and colleges
Alumni and alumnae
College buildings
Lecture halls