1950-59

1950


Holleman Field auxiliary buildings completed:

Houston Building constructed.

Templeton Building constructed.

1951


Agriculture Laboratory constructed.

Pritchett Field House constructed.

1952


Music 1 constructed.

Thomason Building constructed.

1953

1954


SHSU 75th Anniversary.

1955


Baptist Student Center constructed.

1956


Academic Building Three constructed.

Alpha Chi Omega Sorority House constructed.

Alpha Delta Pi Sorority House constructed.

Brentzel Hall constructed.

Cowan Hall constructed.

Gibbs House constructed.

Houston House constructed.

Jackson House constructed.

Longino Hall constructed.

Shaver House constructed.

Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority House constructed.

Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority House constructed.

1957


Adamson Hall constructed.

Frels Building constructed.

Gates Hall constructed.

Moore Hall constructed.

Rupert Hall constructed.

Stewart Hall constructed.

Wilson Building constructed.

Woods Hall constructed.

1958


Adams Hall constructed.

Baldwin House constructed.

Creager House constructed.

Lawrence House constructed.

Mitchell House constructed.

Mallon House constructed.

Post Office/Telephone Services constructed.

Rix Efficiency Apartments constructed.

Wesley Foundation constructed.

1959


Adams House constructed.

Crawford House constructed.

Evans English Building constructed.

Farrington Building constructed.

King Hall constructed.

Malone Family Apartments constructed.

Student Services Annex constructed.
Apr. 18
Zeta Theta chapter of Delta Zeta sorority founded.
Apr.25
Delta Mu chapter of Alpha Delta Pi sorority founded.
May 16
Delta Zeta chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority founded.
Sep. 26
Delta Kappa chapter of Alpha Chi Omega sorority founded.
Sep. 27
Gamma Tau chapter of Kappa Alpha fraternity founded.
Dec. 14
Sammy Bearkat is first introduced at SHSTC sporting events.

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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.