Anderson Hall (Gainesville, Florida)
|Architect||William Augustus Edwards of Edwards & Saywards|
|Architectural style||Collegiate Gothic|
|Part of||University of Florida Campus Historic District|
|NRHP reference #||79000652|
|Added to NRHP||June 27, 1979|
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Anderson Hall is a historic building located in the northeastern section of the University of Florida campus in Gainesville, Florida. The building houses the university's political science and religion departments, both a part of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Anderson Hall was designed by William Augustus Edwards, responsible for planning nearly all of the campus' early buildings, in Collegiate Gothic style. Construction began in 1912, and the building opened in October 1913 as Language Hall.
On June 27, 1979, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. It is also a part of the University of Florida Campus Historic District, which was added to the National Register of Historic Places on April 20, 1989.
In 1949, Anderson Hall was named after James Nesbitt Anderson, the first dean of the University of Florida College of Arts and Sciences and the first dean of the Graduate School at the University of Florida.
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- "$3 Million Gift Will Trigger Restoration of Historic Flint and Anderson Halls." University of Florida. 1998.
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- Alachua County listings at National Register of Historic Places
- Alachua County listings at Florida's Office of Cultural and Historical Programs
- Virtual tour of University of Florida Campus Historic District at Alachua County's Department of Growth Management
- * UF Historic Campus Brochure and Map: 2 pages
- George A. Smathers Libraries
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