Mississippi State University: Swimming Pool and Poolhouse (demolished) – Starkville MS

Description

Mississippi State College constructed a number of buildings and structures, and made renovations and repairs to existing buildings from 1934-1939 totaling $1,424,478. The projects were w1209, w1226-1 and w1226-2 from PWA. The swimming pool and poolhouse were completed in 1935, and demolished around 2005. Architect Harry W. Stevens completed the design.

Source notes

Report No. 5. Status of Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects. Region No. 3 Mississippi. (January 3, 1940). Projects w1209, w1226-1, and w1226-2. Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Projects Division, p. 105.
Mississippi Department of Archives & History. Historic Resources Inventory database. Retrieved August 10, 2019 from https://www.apps.mdah.ms.gov/Public/prop.aspx?id=100610&view=facts&y=1177
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 10, 2019.

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Location Info


Mississippi State University
Starkville, Mississippi 39762

Location notes: Per MDAH/HRI database map: Latitude (Y): 33.45303495 Longitude (X): -88.79328929

Coordinates: 33.45303495, -88.79328929

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