University of Mississippi: Vaught-Hemingway Stadium – University MS

Description

The concrete structure football stadium was begun in 1937 with a capacity for 18,000 (Sansing) or 24,000 (Oxford Campus and University Buildings). The new stadium was proposed as a WPA project in 1936, and completed in 1941. The west side was completed in 1938 (Walton).

Source notes

Oxford Campus and University Buildings. Retrieved from catalog.olemiss/edu/university/buildings.

Sansing, D. S. (1999). The University of Mississippi: A Sesquicentennial History. Jackson, MS: University Press.

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

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on February 8, 2014.

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Location Info


All-American Drive and Hill Drive
University, Mississippi 38677

Coordinates: 34.362071465787444, -89.53410268623048

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