Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project


Kaufman Hall

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Institution Name: North Central College
Original/Historic Place Name: Kaufman Hall
Location on Campus:
Date(s) of Construction and Designer(s):
1928original construction Unknown
Type of Place: Individual building
Style(s): (Glossary)
Foundation: none specified
Walls: brick
Roof: none specified
ca. 1928residence hall
1928-present (2007)dining hall

Landmark designation:
Narrative: see below
References: see below

The Pfeiffer family (including Annie Merner Pfeiffer, Henry Pfeiffer, and Gustavus Pfeiffer) has been a generous donor to North Central College. Their collective philanthropy has made possible several buildings, including Kaufman Hall. An addition was made in recent years to this building.

I. Bibliographic sources:

Klauder, Charles Z., and Herbert C. Wise. College Architecture in America and Its Part in the Development of the Campus. New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1929.

North Central College & Naperville: A Shared History, 1870-1995. Naperville, IL: North Central College, 1995.

Roberts, Clarence N. A Clear & Steady Light: A Brief History of North Central College. Naperville, IL: North Central College, 1981.

Roberts, Clarence N. North Central College: A Century of Liberal Education, 1861-1961. Naperville, IL: North Central College, 1960.

Savage, Charles. A College In Its Community. Naperville, IL: North Central College, [n.d.].

II. Location of other data:
University: Special Collections

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