The Chapel at Hampton Institute

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Color postcard depicting the Chapel at Hampton Institute. It is a brick building with a tall bell tower. The date 9-22-07 is hand written on the front. Information on the back reads, "The Chapel at Hampton Institute. The Memorial Chapel dedicated in May 1886 was a gift of the Frederick L. Marquand Estate. It is a perfect specimen of Italian Romanesque architecture and is built of red brick outside while the interior is cream brick." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Tex. It is postmarked Fortress Monroe, Va. on Sept 22, 1907.

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1 postcard: color; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 129 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Color postcard depicting the Chapel at Hampton Institute. It is a brick building with a tall bell tower. The date 9-22-07 is hand written on the front. Information on the back reads, "The Chapel at Hampton Institute. The Memorial Chapel dedicated in May 1886 was a gift of the Frederick L. Marquand Estate. It is a perfect specimen of Italian Romanesque architecture and is built of red brick outside while the interior is cream brick." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Tex. It is postmarked Fortress Monroe, Va. on Sept 22, 1907.

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1 postcard: color; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

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The Chapel at Hampton Institute, postcard, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth35751/: accessed September 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes.