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Des Moines College

Des Moines College

Title

Des Moines College
Des Moines College

Description

Founded in 1865 in an abandoned Lutheran College building, Des Moines College opened as a Baptist institution. After some financial troubles, the school grew, and moved to this new campus in 1884. In 1920, it merged with Central College and Highland Park College to become Des Moines University. Des Moines University closed in 1929. Current site of a correctional facility.

Source

Special Collections, Cowles Library -- Drake University.

Publisher

Chicago, Il. : S. J. Clarke Publishing Co.

Date

1911
2005/06/02

Rights

U.S. and International copyright laws protect this digital image. Commercial use or distribution of the image is not permitted without prior permission of the copyright holder. For permission to use the digital image, please contact: bart.schmidt@drake.edu

Relation

History of Des Moines and Polk County Iowa

Format

Photographic print, 3.5 x 7 in.

Type

Image

Identifier

v. 1, p. 424
dm0211
http://ddr.lib.drake.edu/u?/du-hdm,203

Coverage

College Ave. at 9th