Mississippi State University: Carpenter Engineering Building Repairs – Starkville MS

Description

Projects w1209, w1226-1 and w1226-2 constructed buildings on the campus of then Mississippi State College (now Mississippi State University). The projects were part of a 5-year building program from 1934-1939 totaling $1,424,478. Reworking of the then Chemistry Building with alterations and repairs was one part of the multi-project program. Construction and repair was done by I. C. Garber & Son, plumbing and heating by Arthur Horne, and electric wiring by Edgar Walker.

Source notes

Report No. 5. Status of Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects. Region No. 3 Mississippi. (January 3, 1940). Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Projects Division, p. 105.

Mississippi Department of Archives & History. Historic Resources Inventory database. Retrieved August 12, 2019 from https://www.apps.mdah.ms.gov/Public/rpt.aspx?rpt=publicPropSearch&Name=&StreetNo=&StreetName=&City=Starkville&County=Any

State’s 5-Year Building Program Cost $1,200,000. (Dec. 25, 1938). Clarion-Ledger, p. 7.
Building Work Set at State. (Aug. 9, 1939). Clarion-Ledger, p. 10.
Architect Changes ‘Face” of College. (May 4, 1949). Clarion-Ledger, p. 4.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on August 12, 2019.

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Location Info


Starkville, Mississippi 39762

Location notes: Latitude (Y): 33.45350936 Longitude (X): -88.78852113 Building faces the Drill Field on a pedestrian core.

Coordinates: 33.45350936, -88.78852113

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