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Columbia University New York City
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Stock #: 161190
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: New York City
State: New York (NY)
County: New York
Publisher: The American Art Publishing Co.
Postmark: 1921 Aug-27
PM City: Grand Central Sta
PM State: N. Y
Stamp: 1C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Columbia University occupies an area of 26 acres from Broadway to Amsterdam Avenue West and 114th to 120 Streets. Was originally founded as Kings College in 175 at Broadway and Barclay Streets. Moved in 1857 to Madison avenue and 49th Street, new buildings on present site were erected between 1892 and 1902 at a cost of $13,000,000. Endowment $29,000,000.