Bronson's Public Library

Price: $4.95

Stock #: 88404
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Waterbury
State: Connecticut (CT)
County: New Haven
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons
Postmark: 1908 Sep-01
PM City: Waterbury
PM State: CT
Stamp: 1C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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This institution was founded on a bequest of $200,000 by Silas Bronson, who died in 1867; the building, in the Italian Renaissance style of architecture, cost $60,000, and is in reality two buildings, the front for administrative and public purposes, the rear for general literary uses. The main building has a handsome porch combined with a portecochere, and the stack rooms contain over 65,000 volumes.