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Ventress Hall Photographs

The original University of Mississippi library in Ventress Hall. Photograph from the University of Mississippi Library collection.

Constructed in 1889 at a cost of $35,000, Ventress Hall served first as the University library before housing the School of Law from 1911 to 1929. Photograph from the University of Mississippi Library collection.

Turret MDAH photo

Inside view of the Ventress Hall turret.

Photo by Robert Jordan/UM Communications

A UM Hidden History Tour participant photographs graffiti inside the Ventress Hall turret on February 12, 2016. Photo by Robert Jordan/UM Communications