Construction of the Hovde Hall of Administration was enabled by Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) funds in the form of a $151,875 grant. The total project cost was $372,577. Construction occurred between Dec. 1935 and Jan. 1937.
PWA Docket No. IN [W]1001
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 54.
"A Century and Beyond: The History of Purdue University," by Robert W. Topping (pg. 231). Link.
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on September 15, 2017.
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