Mississippi State University: Lloyd-Ricks Hall E Wing – Starkville MS

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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. Lloyd-Ricks Hall was initially constructed 1929 as the Experiment Station. In 1938, the Extension Station (E-Wing) was added as an architectural twin, connected by an addition. Architect was Stevens & Johnston, and Builder was I. C. Garber & Son. The complex was renovated in 2010.

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 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): 33.45469915 Longitude (X): -88.7923791 East wing addition, corner of Tracy Road and Lee Boulevard

Coordinates: 33.45469915, -88.7923791

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