Sul Ross State University: Lawrence Hall – Alpine TX

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Sul Ross State University, named for former Texas Governor Lawrence Sullivan “Sul” Ross, was founded in 1917. The university built Lawrence Hall, also named after Sul Ross, in 1938 to be a dormitory for 116 female students. The Public Works Administration provided the university a loan of $83,000 and a grant of $67,900 for the construction of the building. In 1996, Lawrence Hall was converted for use as an academic facility, housing the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences.

Source notes

http://www.sulross.edu/sites/default/files/sites/default/files/users/docs/president/chapter_2.12_facilities_named_in_honor_of....pdf

http://libit.sulross.edu/data/The%20Chronology%20of%20Sul%20Ross%20State%20University%201910-1993.pdf

Project originally submitted by Larry Moore on July 28, 2014.

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Location Info


North Harmon St.
Alpine, TX 79832

Coordinates: 30.3616676, -103.65058340000002

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