University of Chicago

The University of Chicago was founded in 1890 by the American Baptist Education Society with help from John D. Rockefeller and land from Marshall Field.

Haskell Oriental Museum, University of Chicago. Postmarked 1917. Description on back reads: “The University of Chicago is located on the south side 7 miles from the business center, facing the Midway Plaisance, the campus now covering an area of 95 acres. The Haskell Oriental Museum contains one of the most elaborate oriental collections in the world.” The campus has now grown to 211 acres.

School of Law and Divinity, postmarked 1912. The Law school was founded in 1902.

Cobb Lecture Hall, postmarked 1910. Published by V.O. Hammon.

University of Chicago College Girl, postmarked 1906.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Chicago and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s