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Title Hollins College Christmas Card
Dates of Creation circa 1978
Scope & Content Christmas and New Year greeting card from Hollins; the printed greeting inside is "All of us at Hollins wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year", with the name Carroll Brewster added. (Carroll Brewster was President of the university from 1975 to 1981.) A description of the image on the front side is described on the back of the card: The lithograph of the back campus appeared in the 1890-91 Hollins catalogue. On the left is Music and Art Hall, built in 1889; known today as Carvin House, it serves as a student residence. Main Building, completed in 1868, stands at the center. Dining Hall was built in 1890 and was later named Botetourt Hall. Its octagonal plan echoes the polygonal shape of the springhouse (far right). Lithographer not named.
Year Range from 1975.0
Year Range to 1981.0
Subjects Buildings
Campus schools
Cards
Christmas cards
Dormitories
Girls
Lithographs
New Year cards
Springhouses
Students
Search Terms Botetourt Hall
Carvin House
Hollins College
Hollins Institute
Hollins University
Roanoke County, Virginia
People Brewster, Carroll
Collection History Museum of Western Virginia
Imagefile 016\2005186.JPG
Number of images 3.0
Object Name Card, Greeting
Catalog Number 2005.18.6
Extent of Description 1-card, bi-fold; size 7" x 5"