Cabinet of Curiosities

Cabinet of Curiosities: Campus drawings and artifacts

Lewis Rix
Carnegie Hall, c. 1966
pencil on paper

Although Carnegie Hall is dated 1903 in this drawing, it was actually built in 1904-1905.

Carnegie hall drawing and Newll post finial

Newell post finial from Rice Hall, 1874

This finial, along with other parts of the staircase, was recovered after the 1966 tornado destroyed Rice Hall, the first building on Washburn’s current campus.

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