North Carolina State University: Nelson Hall – Raleigh NC

Description

The Public Works Administration funded the construction of the North Carolina State University: Nelson Hall in Raleigh NC.

Construction of the Textile Building at North Carolina State College, a fireproof structure of reinforced concrete. Total floor space of 75,000 square feet comprising 7 classrooms and laboratories for all textile processes including special research and microscopic and photographic laboratories. Since the 1990s, the building has housed the university’s Poole College of Management.

Source notes

North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering of the University of North Carolina, Major College Projects of the Public Works Administration [photo album], in University Archives Photograph Collection - Campus Facilities and Views Photographs: Box 70, Folder 34;

North Carolina State University, University Archives Reference Collection, University Buildings, Sites, Landmarks Files: Box 1, Box 7 ;

Technician (Raleigh, N.C.), 10 Nov. 1939 [student newspaper available here.]

All sources held by NC State University Libraries, Special Collections Research Center.

Project originally submitted by Todd Kosmerick on June 1, 2019.

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Location Info


2801 Founders Dr.
Raleigh, NC 27695

Location notes: On the campus of North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.

Coordinates: 35.7882864, -78.67395669999996

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