University of Santo Tomas

University of Santo Tomas (HM1DF9)

Location: Manila, NCR 15139 Allegheny County
Country: Philippines

N 14° 36.589', E 120° 59.368'

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Universidad de Sto. Tomas

— Main Building —

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Founded in 1611 by legacy of Archbishop Miguel de Benavides. Authorized to confer degrees in 1624. Granted university privileges in 1645 by Innocent X upon Philip IV's request. Made a royal university in 1785 by Charles III and a pontifical university in 1902 by Leo XIII. Oldest university under the American flag. This building designed and constructed under the supervision of Rev. Roque Rua?o, O.P., was solemnly inaugurated on July 2, 1927.

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Commemorating the inaugu-
ration and dedication of
the Main Building of the
Pontifical and Royal
University of Sto. Tomas
on November 12, 1927

Rev. Dr. Fr. Serapio Tamayo [Rector] - Elizabeth Bowers [Sponsor]

Artes Liberales Comercio
Diplomacia Y
Servicio Consular
Arquitectura Y
Bellas Artes

Escuela Normal
Curso de Enfirmeras
Ingenieria Mecanica
Y Elect
Quimica Industrial
R. Dr. Fr. Silvestre Sancho, O.P.
Rector Manificus

HM NumberHM1DF9
Year Placed1935
Placed ByHistorical Research and Markers Committee, Philippine Islands
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 2:54am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)51P E 283426 N 1616129
Decimal Degrees14.60981667, 120.98946667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 14° 36.589', E 120° 59.368'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds14° 36' 35.34" N, 120° 59' 22.08" E
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)412
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 335-347 Osmeña Drive, Manila NCR 15139, PH
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