Mississippi State University: Scott Field/Davis Wade Stadium – 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. Scott Field (Davis Wade Stadium) was constructed 1938 by I. C. Garber and Sons and Stevens and Johnston architects. Seating capacity was 30,000.

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.

State Stadium Bid is Mailed. (Sep. 11, 1937). Clarion-Ledger, p. 12.

WPA Aiding State’s Stadium Another $17,000 Worth. (Sep. 30, 1937). Clarion-Ledger, p. 1.

Building Work Set at State. (Aug. 9, 1939). Clarion-Ledger, p. 10.

Mississippi Department of Archives & History. Historic Resources Inventory database. Retrieved September 1, 2019 from
https://www.apps.mdah.ms.gov/Public/rpt.aspx?rpt=publicPropSearch&Name=&StreetNo=&StreetName=&City=Starkville&County=Any

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on September 2, 2019.

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Location Info


90 B. S. Hood Road
Starkville, Mississippi 39762

Coordinates: 33.4565814, -88.7945441

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