Eleanor Woods Dedication Address of Woods Hall, 1904
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A booklet containing the address given by Eleanor Woods at the dedication of Woods Hall. In her address Mrs. Woods spoke of the importance of the dining and social hall on Springfield's campus and how it will enrich the Training School. Recognizing the need for greater social opportunities for the students of the Training School, Mrs. Eleanor S. Woods provided the funds to construct Woods Hall. Woods Hall was erected on May 23, 1904 and dedicated on September 28 of that same year as a social and dining hall on campus. Woods, a member of the Merriam family (Webster’s dictionary) donated $18,000 for the project. The central feature of Woods Hall was a dining room which could accommodate 125 or more guests. The first floor of the building also contained a parlor while the second floor was designated for dorm rooms. The building was renovated a number of times during its existence, the most significant renovation occurring in 1961 at which time it received a complete face-lift leaving it unrecognizable as the original Woods Hall. In 2008, Woods Hall was demolished to make way for the construction of the Richard B. Flynn Campus Union which was dedicated on February 4, 2010.
|Woods, Eleanor S|
|Springfield College Archives and Special Collections|
International Young Men's Christian Association Training School (Springfield, Mass.)
Woods, Eleanor S
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- Woods, Eleanor S. Eleanor Woods Dedication Address of Woods Hall, 1904. 1904-09-28. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/8600. (Accessed June 18, 2018.)
- APA citation style
- Woods, Eleanor S, (1904-09-28) Eleanor Woods Dedication Address of Woods Hall, 1904. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/8600
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- Woods, Eleanor S. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/8600>.