1930-39

1930

1931


Canterbury House constructed.
Apr. 25
SHSTC athletics become charter members of the Lone Star Conference (until 1983).

1932


Production of the Alcalde is halted until 1935 because of the Great Depression.

1933

1934

1935


Production of the Alcalde resumes, having stopped in 1932.

1936


Cafe Texan opens in downtown Huntsville.
Mar. 2
Texas Centennial, marking 100 years of Texas independence.

Sam Houston Museum opens.

Lake Oolooteka created.
Jun. 1
Belvin Hall opened.

1937


Charles Shaver begins tenure as president until 1942.

1938


Horticulture Center Classroom Building constructed.

ROTC Ordinance and Supply constructed.

1939


Jackson Hall constructed.

Pritchett Field Ticket Office constructed.

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The Buildings of Sam Houston State University website documents the physical changes of the SHSU campus in Huntsville from its inception in 1879 through tomorrow. The alumnus-run site details changes to the academic, residential, and historical buildings and other prominent landmarks.