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.
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
North Dakota--Grand Forks
Davis Hall (Grand Forks, N.D.); University of North Dakota
Davis, Hannah E., 1841-1898
Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota