Alcorn State University: Lanier Hall – Lorman MS

City:
Lorman, MS

Site Type:
Education and Health, Colleges and Universities

New Deal Agencies:
Public Works Funding, Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works

Started:
1938

Completed:
1939

Designer:
Carl L. Olschner & Edgar Lucian Malvaney

Contractor:
Flint-Jordan Construction Company

Quality of Information:
Very Good

Marked:
Unknown

Description

PWA approved project X1373 for a college dormitory for the HBCU Alcorn State University 9/16/1938. Construction began 12/18/1938 and was completed 8/19/1939. The Colonial Revival brick building is extant and remains in use. Architects Carl L. Olschner and Edgar Lucian Malvaney designed the dormitory and Flint-Jordan Construction Company erected the hall. The cost was $63,636.

Source notes

Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Historic Resources Inventory 021-ALC-008-NRD-ML. Retrieved June 2, 2021 from: https://www.apps.mdah.ms.gov/Public/rpt.aspx?rpt=publicPropSearch&Name=&StreetNo=&StreetName=&City=Alcorn&County=Any

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. 106

PWA aided in construction of 228 school buildings in state; Complete list given. (Sep 25, 1939). Clarion-Ledger, p. 10.

Site originally submitted by Susan Allen on September 6, 2021.

Location Info


ASU Drive
Lorman, MS 39096

Coordinates: 31.87540247, -91.14259948

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