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Image 8 of Catalogue of the Officers, Studies, and Students of the State College of Kentucky, Lexington, Volume 5 (Session ending 1906 June 7)

Part of University of Kentucky course catalogs, 1865-

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V 4 STATE COLLEGE OF KENTUCKY. onou N os. t The campus of the College consists of fifty-two acres of land, located within the corporate limits of Lexington. The South Limestone electric . car line extends along the western border of the campus, affording oppor- E tunity to reach in a few minutes any part of the city. The campus is laid » ‘i out in walks, drives, and lawns, a11d is planted with a choice variety of native and exotic trees a11d shrubs, to which additions are constantly being made. A portion of the land has recently been reserved for a botanical gar- I den, in which will be grown the most desirable native plants, with a view to 0 testing their adaptability to cultivation and to giving increased facilities to students taking agricultural and biological courses. Two and a half acres, .i forming the northeast portion of the campus, inclosed and provided with a grand stand, are devoted to the field sports of the students. L About three-quarters of a mile south of the campus, on the Nicholas- 0 ville pike, an extension of South Limestone street, is the Experiment Station _ Farm, consisting of about two hundred and three acres. Here the field experiments of the Station are conducted, and students have opportunities ` to witness tests of varieties of field crops, dairy tests, fertilizer tests, fruit- spraying tests; i11 short, all the scientific experimentation of a thoroughly equipped and organized Station. The front of the farm is pasture a11d , orchard. The back portion is divided off into two hundred one-te11th acre plots, for convenience in making crop tests. — BUILDINGS. 0 The lllzzin B1¢ildz`¢1g.—Tl1is is a structure of stone and brick, 140 feet l long and 68 feet in width. It contains the ofiice of the President a11d of the . Business Agent, a11d on the third fioor, counting the basement fioor as one, ‘ is the chapel, in which each day tl1e students and the Faculty meet for worship, Hllfl in which are held public gatherings and such other meetings · as bring together tl1e entire student body. The remaining space in this _ building is occupied by recitation rooms. The O/rl .Slrzlz'0n B1¢ild1'¢1g.——Tl1is handsome structure is well planned for the object for which it was built. It is seventy feet in length and hfty- four feet in width, with a tower projection i11 front, Etlld an octagonal projec- tion eighteen by eigl1tee11 011 the north side. The building is two stories high, upo11 a basement eleven feet from floor to ceiling. The main entrance is on the first floor, on the west side of the building, through an archway fifteen feet wide. . This building is henceforth to be devoted exclusively to the Depart- ` ment of Chemistry. Zilechmzfral Hall.—This building covers altogether an area of about 20,000 square feet, is constructed of stone and pressed brick, Hlltl is well lA furnished with n1acl1inery and appliances for work in Mechanical Engineering { '{·_ T/ze D0rmz`l0rz`cs.-—The two large dormitories on the campus afford $· lodgings for the students who wish to lessen expense in this direction. Other buildings on the campus are a brick dwelling for the President and a ,_ cottage occupied by the Commandant. I _ : .¢-

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