Clarendon College, Clarendon, Texas

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Tinted postcard of the main building of Clarendon College in Clarendon, Texas. The three-story brick building facade has two recessed sections and three projecting sections. The doorway is built into a tall tower with pilasters on each side. The roof of the tower has a crenallated parapet and the near the top of the tower is a sign that reads, "Clarendon College." To the right of the building is a windmill and a water tank. Small trees are growing on either side of the building.

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1 postcard: col. ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. [190u].

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Education in the Texas Panhandle, 1880-1930 and was provided by Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 103 times , with 8 in the last month . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

The Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum opened in 1933 to showcase the artifacts, art, and archives that document the history and culture of the Texas Panhandle and surrounding plains regions. The Museum is located at the West Texas A&M University campus in Canyon.

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Tinted postcard of the main building of Clarendon College in Clarendon, Texas. The three-story brick building facade has two recessed sections and three projecting sections. The doorway is built into a tall tower with pilasters on each side. The roof of the tower has a crenallated parapet and the near the top of the tower is a sign that reads, "Clarendon College." To the right of the building is a windmill and a water tank. Small trees are growing on either side of the building.

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1 postcard: col. ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Education in the Texas Panhandle, 1880-1930

Photographs of educators, students, school buildings and activities show the growth of educational endeavors, from one-room schools to colleges, within the Texas Panhandle.

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  • [190u]

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  • April 9, 2014, 2:59 p.m.

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  • Jan. 4, 2016, 4:51 p.m.

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Clarendon College, Clarendon, Texas, postcard, [190u]; Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth403034/: accessed June 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum.