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Beardshear Hall (Central Building)

Beardshear Hall (Central Building)

Title

Beardshear Hall (Central Building)

Description

The front (west) of Beardshear Hall with a single tree in front.
Central Building was constructed after the second and final fire that completely destroyed Old Main. Built in the approximate same location, the architects were Proudfoot and Bird, and the building housed the college's executive offices as well as the Departments of Botany (and the College Herbarium), English, Mathematics, Economics, History, and classrooms When construction was completely finished in 1908, the total cost was at just over $400,000. In 1938, it was renamed in honor of Iowa State College President, William Miller Beardshear. Beardshear Hall currently houses the offices of the President, Vice President and Provost, and other executive offices.

Creator

Iowa State University

Source

4-8-I.Beardshear.227-7-4

Publisher

Iowa State University Library Special Collections; http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/index.html

Date

1906-1910
2005-04-14

Rights

U.S. and international copyright laws protect this digital image. Commercial use or distribution of the image is not permitted without prior permission of the copyright holder. For permission to use the digital image, please contact Iowa State University Library, Special Collections archives@iastate.edu For reproductions see: http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/services/photfees.html

Relation

University Photographs; http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/collections/images.html

Format

Photograph
14.0 x 8.8 cm

Type

Still Image (grayscale)
Image

Identifier

4-8-I.Beardshear.227-7-4
http://cdm16001.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15031coll15/id/460