Collection on Parsons Hall Dormitory Edit




  • circa 1937-1969 (label)


  • 1.50 Linear Feet (Whole)

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  • Scope and Contents

    The Collection on Parsons Hall Dormitory consists of room booklets and shuffleboard rules and scoresheets. The booklets that were in each room contained all the information of the accessibility, regulations, and food services among other student room information. This information aided in helping the students to know what it is that was accessible to them to be able to get the most out of their college experience, as well as to help them should any problems arise. The second component of this collection is the information of the activities available to the students. These activities that were covered were more specifically in regards to horse collar shuffleboard. The rules, scoring sheets and the suggested awards of the game of horse collar shuffleboard.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Materials are open for research use with advance notice to the archivist.

  • Existence and Location of Originals

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  • Biographical or Historical Information

    Parsons Hall was originally opened at the beginning of the 1937-1938 school year. This hall was the first male residence hall on campus, however was converted to office space in 1969 as other residence facilities became available. As a dormitory Parsons Hall set out to provide the best living conditions for its students while attempting to aid the students growth both academically and socially.

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