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Virginia C. Meredith Residence Hall (West Lafayette, Ind.)



  • Existence: 1952-

Historical Information

Originally called Men's Residence Hall X, the Virginia C. Meredith Residence Hall is an 'X' shaped building which provides accommodations for 604 co-ed students in 302 double rooms. It contains three 80 foot lounges, several study nooks in each wing (which were originally used for dates between students), six movie lounges in which students can watch films rented from the front office, and the preparatory kitchen for the Purdue residence hall dining services.


Virginia C. Meredith Residence Hall. Purdue Campus Facilities and Buildings Historic Database. Accessed April 28, 2020.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Meredith Hall records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 80
Scope and Contents The Meredith Hall Records contain four series regarding various information about the residence hall; History of the hall, Administrative documents, Events held at the hall, and information about Students that resided at the hall. The collection contains information about the building such as schematics and maps of the X shaped dormitory. A postcard that was sent to space on the space shuttle Discovery can be found in the collection. Information regarding the Winter Whisper, an elegant social...
Dates: 1937-2008