University of Mississippi: Somerville Hall – University MS

Description

Somerville was built in 1938 as a women’s dormitory under Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works (which later became the PWA) Mississippi Project 1216-DS. It currently houses the English faculty and the Center for Writing and Rhetoric on the University of Mississippi campus. It is identified as a “contributing building” in the historic core of the campus.

Source notes

Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Historic Resources Inventory database.

Master Plan 2009, University of Mississippi.

Gerald W. Walton. (2008). The University of Mississippi: A Pictorial History. Nashville, TN: Booksmith Group.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on November 20, 2013.

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Location Info


120 Cross Street
University, Mississippi 38677

Coordinates: 34.3666766, -89.5365893

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