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Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (Cumberland Valley State Normal School)

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Cumberland Valley State Normal School
1870 and later. N. Prince St. and Old Main Dr.

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania began as an unusual public-private partnership that provided for shares to be sold for stateassisted teachers’ colleges. Its architectural cohesiveness derives from the large number of buildings by Arthur P. Rosser and his sometime partner Harry Yessler (a former associate of John A. Dempwolf).

Writing Credits

George E. Thomas


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George E. Thomas, "Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (Cumberland Valley State Normal School)", [Shippensburg, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of PA vol 2

Buildings of Pennsylvania: Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, George E. Thomas, with Patricia Likos Ricci, Richard J. Webster, Lawrence M. Newman, Robert Janosov, and Bruce Thomas. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 369-369.

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