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Title UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 2. Buildings Subseries 5. Barnes-Campbell Hall
Creator WKU Archives
Description Images of the Barnes-Campbell Hall.
Collection WKU Archives
Object Name Print, Photographic
Year Range From 1966
Admin / Biog History Other Names - Dormitory No. 7
Date Built - 1966
Dedicated - October 14, 1967
Cost of Construction - $1,300,000
Gross Sqare Feet - 74,426 (1969)
Architects - Frank Cain, W.S. Arrasmith, Arnold Judd & Joseph Wilk

Sheridan Barnes was born March 3, 1894 in Hardin County. He attended Hardin County schools and the University of Kentucky. He founded the S.C. Barnes Insurance Agency in 1936. He is a past president of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club and of the Elizabethtown Chamber of Commerce. Barnes was a member of Western's board of regents from 1955-58. He died November 21, 1975 in Elizabethtown.

Donald Campbell was born August 16, 1901 in Springfield, KY. He attended Centre College and graduated in 1922. Campbell was mayor of Lebanon, KY from 1946 until 1954. From 1954 until 1959 he was a director of the American Council to Improve Our Neighborhoods, New York City, and in 1957 he served as president of the Associated Industries of Kentucky. In 1961-62 he served as Executive Director of the Louisville Title Insurance Company. He was also a member of the Board of Regents from 1955-56.

Constructed in conjunction with Bemis Lawrence Hall. Barnes-Campbell was dedicated on October 14, 1967. The 9 story men's dormitory was equipped with air-conditioning, self-service elevators, a spacious lobby and waiting areas, and apartments for a director and an assistant director. Barnes-Campbell housed 392 men. Each room accommodated 2 students.

2002 - 12 new rooms making a total of 374
System of Arrangement Images are arranged alphabetically and numerically.
Subjects Western Kentucky University
Search Terms Barnes-Campbell Hall (WKU)
Finding Aids TopScholar -
Related Materials Images with UA1C2.5 prefix
UA30.1.2 - Planning, Design & Construction, Building File
Catalog Number UA1C2.5
Copyrights Check individual images for copyright restrictions.
Dates of Creation 1966
Caption WKU Archives Logo
Credit line WKU Archives
Extent 4 folders, 13 negatives
Number of Images 1
Access Conditions no restrictions
Parent ID UA1C2
Level of Description Subseries
Disciplines Photography
Containers Barnes-Campbell Hall
Barnes-Campbell Hall
Barnes-Campbell Hall