Delta Gamma House

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Delta Gamma House

Acquired by the College: 1928

Previous Names: Graham House #2, Richmond Road Dormitory (1932-1940), Gamma Phi Beta House (1940-1986)

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The Delta Gamma House at the College of William and Mary was also known as Graham House #2 and George H Graham House. It was located at 129 Richmond Road. In 1927 it was purchased by the Williamsburg Holding from W.A.R. Goodwin for $13,000.00. (Acc. 1982.45 under Budget-Graham House) In 1928 it was to be purchased by William and Mary from Colonial Williamsburg, Inc. (Williamsburg Holding Corp.) (Board of Visitors, November 28, 1928, p. 196) It was Lot #4. It was rented until 1931. Repairs cost $16,325.75. It was veneered with brick, extensive rebuilding and enlargement. (1982.45-under Budget-Graham House) On December 2, 1931 it was purchased by the College from the Williamsburg Holding Corporation. From 1932 through 1940 it was the Richmond Road Dormitory. From 1940-1986 it was the Gamma Phi Beta House. (C.J. Duke to Marian E. Craft, May 20, 1940, Acc. 1979.35 under Fraternities-1939-40) In 1986 it was the Delta Gamma House.


References

  • University Archives Buildings File (2007), Graham House, Earl Gregg Swem Library, The College of William and Mary.

Material in the Special Collections Research Center

  • 1905 Catalogue, p. 52
  • The Flat Hat student newspaper; search the index available in the SCRC by person's name, student group name, event, or topical heading.
  • Colonial Echo yearbook
  • A guide specifically for those researching topics related to William & Mary is available; researchers will find the "People & Groups" tab of particular use.

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