New Dormitories at the University of West VirginiaNational Archives Record Group 69-PWA
West Virginia University’s Boreman Hall was constructed between May 1934 and October 1935 with federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA supplied a loan of $446,080 and a grant of $179,876 for the project, whose total cost was $632,996. Originally known as the Men’s Dorm, Boreman Hall is still in service.
Construction of Boreman Hall is sometimes mis-attributed to the Works Progress Administration (WPA).
PWA Docket No. WV 485
National Archives: Record Group 135: Public Works Administration; Projects Control Division; Entry 52: Indices to Non-Federal Projects; Report No. 5: Status of All Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects, page 78.
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on May 30, 2015.
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