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Natural Science Building

University of Montana Historic District

 
 
Natural Science Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2019
1. Natural Science Building Marker
Inscription.  The first building added to the campus after 1908 was this facility, which housed the most modern equipment for all branches of life science research, including a stereopticon and motion picture apparatus. Begun in 1917 and completed in 1919, it was the first of eight campus buildings designed according to the new Carsley-Gilbert master plan, which inspired ordered expansion of the University. Architects McIver, Cohagen, and Marshall of Billings chose the Renaissance Revival style thus setting the standard for the remaining Carsley-Gilbert plan buildings added between 1922 and 1927. In 1977, the facility was renamed the Botany Building in honor of its sole remaining occupant.
 
Erected by Montana National Register Sign Program.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationNotable BuildingsScience & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the Montana National Register Sign Program series list.
 
Location. 46° 51.677′ N, 113° 59.039′ W. Marker is
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in Missoula, Montana, in Missoula County. Marker is on Campus Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 32 Campus Drive, Missoula MT 59812, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. University Library 1908-1923 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rankin Hall (about 300 feet away); University of Montana World War (I) Memorial (about 300 feet away); University Library 1922-1973 (about 300 feet away); First Architect (about 400 feet away); University Hall (about 500 feet away); The Oval (about 500 feet away); Central Heating Plant (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Missoula.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located on the University of Montana campus. See https://www.campus-maps.com/umt/ for an interactive campus map.
 
Natural Science Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2019
2. Natural Science Building and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 3, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 108 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 3, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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