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Hannah E. Davis (d. 1898) served as a preceptress/matron of Ladies Hall (1892-1896) and also taught English Literature and drawing (1893-1898). In honor of Davis, President Merrifield requested that Ladies Hall be renamed Davis Hall in 1900. Photographic print of framed portrait that hung in the Davis Hall parlor.

Subject

Universities & colleges -- North Dakota -- Grand Forks

Places Depicted

North Dakota--Grand Forks

Organizations Depicted

Davis Hall (Grand Forks, N.D.); University of North Dakota

People Depicted

Davis, Hannah E., 1841-1898

Rights

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota

Keywords

Davis Hall, Ladies Hall, Hannah E. Davis, Students-Female, Fashion-clothing, English Literature, Preceptress/matron, Dormitory, Clothing and dress, Dormitories, Women college students, Housemothers, English literature, Students, Fashion

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