Item: Charles Custis Harrison

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Record Number: 2829
Folder Number: FF Harrison, Charles
Reproduction restrictions: Unknown
Address: Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
Date of Original: circa 1900
Original Format: Photograph
Inscription text: (1) Char C. Harrison
Inscription location: Bottom
Image description:
  1. Portrait of Charles Custis Harrison including his signature on the bottom of photograph. Harrison was the Provost of the University of Pennsylvania from 1894-1910. While there, Harrison was able to expand the physical size of the university to include a number of new buildings through extensive fundraising. The buildings built or funded to built during his tenure include Houston Hall, University Museum, Medical Laboratory, and Dental school.
  2. Photograph of a medallion depicting the profile of Charles Custis Harrison.