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Title UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 2. Subseries 66. Recitation Hall
Creator WKU Archives
Description Images of Recitation Hall - also known as the original Potter College Building.
Collection WKU Archives
Object Name Print, Photographic
Year Range From 1889
Year Range To 1936
Admin / Biog History Other Names - Potter Hall
Date Built - 1889
Cost of Construction - $561,819
Razed - 1936

Potter Hall was constructed in 1889 to serve Potter College for Young Ladies. It provided space for classrooms, library, dining hall, parlor and dormitory rooms for the students. When WKU purchased Potter College in 1909 the building became known as Recitation Hall and served the campus as a classroom building until it was torn down in 1936 to make way for Cherry Hall.

Before 1927 - remodeled for $40,000
System of Arrangement Images are arranged alphabetically and numerically.
Subjects Western Kentucky University
Search Terms Recitation Hall (WKU)
Potter College (Bowling Green, KY)
Finding Aids TopScholar -
Related Materials Images with UA1C2.66 prefix
Catalog Number UA1C2.66
Copyrights Check individual images for copyright restrictions.
Dates of Creation 1889-1936
Caption WKU Archives Logo
Credit line WKU Archives
Extent 5 folders, 2 oversize, 2 glass plates, 3 negatives
Number of Images 1
Access Conditions no restrictions
Parent ID UA1C2
Level of Description Subseries
Disciplines Photography
Containers Recitation Hall
Recitation Hall - Demolition
Recitation Hall
Recitation Hall
Recitation Hall - Demolition
Recitation Hall
Recitation Hall
Recitation Hall