[McConnell Memorial Tower and Administration Building from the northwest]

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Photograph of the McConnell Memorial Tower and central part of the Administration Building from northwest. The Administration Building was constructed in 1956, and in 2002 was renamed the Hurley Administration Building in honor of retiring Chancellor and former President of UNT Dr. Alfred F. Hurley. The clock tower, which was named the McConnell Memorial Tower in honor of W. Joseph McConnell, President of North Texas State Teachers College from 1934 to 1951, has a clock face visible on both the north and west sides. The east, south, and west clock faces were not installed until May 1974, dating this image ... continued below

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 6 x 6 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 19uu.

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Description

Photograph of the McConnell Memorial Tower and central part of the Administration Building from northwest. The Administration Building was constructed in 1956, and in 2002 was renamed the Hurley Administration Building in honor of retiring Chancellor and former President of UNT Dr. Alfred F. Hurley. The clock tower, which was named the McConnell Memorial Tower in honor of W. Joseph McConnell, President of North Texas State Teachers College from 1934 to 1951, has a clock face visible on both the north and west sides. The east, south, and west clock faces were not installed until May 1974, dating this image to after 1974. Photograph most likely taken between 1975 and 1985.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 6 x 6 cm.

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University Photography Collection

Drawn from the UNT Archives, these photographs depict images of University of North Texas football, UNT alumni and alumni events, and images of the changing and growing University of North Texas campus.

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  • 19uu

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  • 1974 - 1989

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 9, 2014, 12:55 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Dec. 1, 2016, 11:43 a.m.

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  • 33.211673, -97.148733

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[McConnell Memorial Tower and Administration Building from the northwest], photograph, 19uu; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc288263/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.