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Entrance to Owen Residence Hall

Owen Residence Hall, NCSU (Raleigh, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Entrance to Owen Residence Hall
Topics:
Campus and Town
Subjects:
Universities and colleges
Item identifier:
funk_door0018
Photographer:
Created Date:
circa
Description:
Owen Residence Hall is named for Edwin Bentley Owen (1872-1930). Owen graduated from the college with a degree in agriculture in 1898. He served as a part time librarian for the school following graduation, taught English, and was the first registrar for the school, putting in place the basic system still partially used today. Owen Residence Hall was built in 1947.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Names:


Location:
Raleigh (N.C)
Digital Project:
Funkhouser Photographs

Building:

Architect:
Street:
2720 Cates Avenue
Community:
Raleigh
State:
North Carolina
Zip:
27607
Historical note:
The residence halls were built to accommodate the increased number of students who entered the University after World War II.
Architectural note:
The designs for Tucker and Owen Residence Halls are identical.
General note:
In designs, referred to as "Dormitory E."
Location:
Raleigh (N.C)
Subjects:
Dormitories
College buildings -- North Carolina
Latitude, Longitude:
35.784653, -78.67308

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