Somerville College. 1903 Source: Alden's Oxford Guide. “Somerville College (for Women), opened in 1879, enlarged in 1881. In 1886-7 a large block of buildings was erected to the west of the older house ; and on October 20lh, 1894, extensive new buildings were opened, when the institution, hitherto known as Somerville Hall, formally assumed the title and dignity of a "College." Considerable additions are now in progress, which will provide a Library to contain 30,000 volumes, and other accommodation. Mr. Basil Champneys is the architect” (93).

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Alden, Edward C. Alden's Oxford Guide. Oxford: Alden & Co, 1903. Internet Archive version of a copy in St. Michael's College Toronto. 6 October 2012.


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