William Neal Reynolds Coliseum North Carolina State College photographic postcard

Reynolds Coliseum, NC State University (Raleigh, N.C.)
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William Neal Reynolds Coliseum North Carolina State College photographic postcard
Transcribed from Postcard: "As one of America's largest indoor stadiums, seating over 12,500 persons. It has become the outstanding citadel for viewing the best basketball games, ice shows, and other entertainment in the South."
Campus and Town
Original Format:
Chromogenic color print (photograph)
Postcard, color
3 x 5 inches
Item identifier:
Bennett, Landis S. (Landis Seawell), 1908- more info on Bennett, Landis S. (Landis Seawell), 1908- 
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Raleigh (N.C.)
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs

Building: North Carolina State University, William Neal Reynolds Coliseum (Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina)

General note:
Completed in 1949, the building with seating for 14,000 people is named after William Neal Reynolds, president of the R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company founded by his brother. Construction of Reynolds Coliseum was originally proposed by David Clark after 5,000 people from all over North Carolina were rained out of a Farmers' Week meeting in 1940. The coliseum was home to the basketball team for nearly 50 years, including two NCAA champion teams. Reynolds Coliseum also provides a venue for large university and city events. Today it houses several NC State athletic teams, as well as NC State's ROTC units. The men’s basketball team moved to the RBC Center in 2000.
Raleigh (N.C.)
Sports facilities
Latitude, Longitude:
35.783501, -78.669899