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Collection Photo Archives
Object ID M_1_430
Object Name Print, Photographic
Title [West College]
Date c. 1870-1926
Year Range from 1870.0
Year Range to 1926.0
Description West College, Princeton University. This photograph appears to date to the period between 1870, when West College was given a mansard roof, and 1926, when this roof was removed.

West College was built as a dormitory in 1836 and was probably designed by John Notman. Around 1870, it was given a mansard roofline. During renovations in 1925-1926, Aymar Embury removed the mansard roof and expanded the building on the west side. Since 1964, the building has been used to house administration offices, including the undergraduate admissions office.
Place Princeton, NJ
Print size 3 1/2" x 4 1/2"
Subjects Buildings
Universities & colleges
Halls
Dormitories
Trees
People
Groups of people
Fire escapes
Ladders
People Notman, John
Embury, Aymar
Search Terms Princeton University
West College
Notes In pencil on back of photo:
39 M.1 West College