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Creation Date

5-3-2009

Historic District

University of Florida Campus Historic District

Description

Thomas Hall UF, Gainesville, FL. Thomas Hall, built in 1905, is a historic building located in Murphree Area on the campus of the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, United States. The building is named for William Reuben Thomas, the Gainesville mayor and businessman responsible for bringing the University of Florida to Gainesville.
Architect William Augustus Edwards designed Thomas Hall in the Collegiate Gothic style. Buckman Hall was built at the same time and the two are the oldest buildings on the campus. Thomas Hall has been used as a UF dormitory for many years. On October 1, 1974, Thomas Hall was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places NRIS #74000610

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29.650903, -82.346198

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; College campuses; College buildings; Historic buildings; University of Florida; Dormitory; Thomas Hall; William Reuben Thomas-- mayor and buisnessman; Gainesville- Fl.; Alachua County

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