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Becton Hall, North Carolina State College

Becton Residence Hall, NCSU (Raleigh, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Becton Hall, North Carolina State College
Topics:
Campus and Town
Subjects:
Universities and colleges
Dormitories
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Extent:
8 x 10 inches
Item identifier:
0001412
Contributor:
North Carolina State College. Office of Information Services more info on North Carolina State College. Office of Information Services 
Created Date:
to
Genre:
Views
Names:
North Carolina State University -- Buildings more info on North Carolina State University -- Buildings 
Location:
Raleigh (N.C)
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs

Building: North Carolina State University, John Leland Becton Residence Hall (Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina)

General note:
Becton Residence Hall, located behind Thompson Theater, is named after John Leland Becton (1882-1938). A civil engineering graduate who later established a successful Wilmington business, Becton was president of the Alumni Association for three terms. His private practice involved reclamation and drainage, roads and streets, water supplies and sewage, and suburban development. He specialized in the design and construction of reinforced concrete Liberty ships during World War I, and helped design a Dow Chemical Company plant for extracting bromine from sea water. Dormitory is part of University Honors Village.
Location:
Raleigh (N.C)
Subjects:
Multiple dwellings
Dormitories
College buildings -- North Carolina
Latitude, Longitude:
35.7825841, 78.6666369