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New Mexico University Agricultural Building
Las Cruces, New Mexico


Description: Agricultural Building
Other Names: Wilson Hall
Address: New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (New Mexico State University), Las Cruces (University Park), Dona Ana, New Mexico
Type: educational: college, later university
Original Client: New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts
Date: 1907
Condition: demolished after a fire

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: 15 rooms, 70 feet 10 inches across x 33 feet 10 inches deep (not including stairs)

Foundation: concrete
Wall Materials: brick, plastered
Roofing Materials: tile
Other Materials Used: cement ground floors and sills
Remodeling and Additions:

Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library: (H-8) 11 sheets, ink on linen plans, including north, south and west elevations, and sections, dated June, 1907
Location of Documentary Photographs: New Mexico State University Library: Rio Grande Historical Collections/Hobson-Huntsinger University Archives

Bibliography: Lloyd C. and June F. Engelbrecht, Henry C. Trost: Architect of the Southwest (El Paso: El Paso Public Library Association, 1981), pages 93-96.


Prepared for the El Paso Public Library by Lloyd C. and June F. Engelbrecht under a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, 1990