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Identification #

UAP 1746

Additional Information

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; Women college students; Clothing and dress; Dormitories; Housemothers; English literature

Places Depicted

North Dakota--Grand Forks

Organizations Depicted

Davis Hall (Grand Forks, N.D.)

People Depicted

Davis, Hannah E., 1841-1898