H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College

H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College (HM25JJ)

Location: New Orleans, LA 70118 Orleans Parish
Country: United States of America

N 29° 56.5', W 90° 7.324'

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Founded 1886 as the Coordinate Women's College of Tulane University by Josephine Louise Le Mommier Newcomb (1816-1901) in memory of her daughter Harriott Sophie Newcomb (1855-1870).Originally located in the former Thomas Hale House at Camp Street and Howard Avenue.In 1891 the college moved to Washington Avenue in the Garden District where it occupied the former James Robb Mansion and other buildings.The college moved to its present location on Broadway in 1918. The three original buildings on the Broadway campus, Newcomb Hall, Josephine Louise House and the Art Building were designed by the New York architect, James Gamble Rogers.
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HM NumberHM25JJ
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Year Placed1987
Placed ByOrleans Parish Landmarks Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, February 18th, 2018 at 4:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 777791 N 3315805
Decimal Degrees29.94166667, -90.12206667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 56.5', W 90° 7.324'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 56' 30" N, 90° 7' 19.44" W
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Area Code(s)504, 985
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1229 Broadway St, New Orleans LA 70118, US
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