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Villanova in the Twenties

1920-1932

Saint Thomas of Villanova Monastery

was named in honor of Saint Thomas of Villanova, a sixteenth-century Augustinian archbishop and educator.  This structure, designed by architects Henry D. Dagit and Sons, was built to replace the monastery of 1899, which was destroyed by fire on 2 August 1932.  The dome of Alumni Hall is visible on the right.  (Photograph by Alan Nyiri, 1991).

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