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Thomas Asylum for Orphan & Destitute Indians, Dormitory, Route 438, Cattaraugas Reservation, Irving, Erie County, NY



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HB916125
View North Showing South Elevation Detail, Typical Dormitory


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Item Title


Location
Cattaraugas Reservation, Irving, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NY-6012-C
Significance: Four dormitories, two for girls and two for boys, were built from the same plans to house students at the Thomas Indian School during the ca. 1900 building expansion which occurred after the school cam under the jurisdiction of the New York State Department of Welfare in 1898. The school was the social and educational center of the Cattaraugas Reservation from the end of the 19th century through the first half of the 20th century.

Subjects
Indians Of North America
Dormitories
Schools


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW NORTH SHOWING SOUTH ELEVATION, TYPICAL DORMITORY
2. VIEW SOUTHEAST SHOWING NORTH AND WEST ELEVATIONS, TYPICAL DORMITORY
3. VIEW NORTHWEST SHOWING SOUTH AND EAST ELEVATIONS, TYPICAL DORMITORY
4. VIEW NORTH SHOWING SOUTH ELEVATION DETAIL, TYPICAL DORMITORY
5. Photocopy of photograph, date and photographer unknown VIEW NORTH SHOWING SOUTH ELEVATION
6. Photocopy of original drawing by Barney & Chapman, Architects, 1901 PLAN OF FIRST FLOOR, DORMITORY BUILDING


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