Photo gallery: NMSU celebrates 130th birthday

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Photo gallery: NMSU celebrates 130th birthday

Architect’s rendering from the 1968 yearbook. Caption reads, “Designer’s concept of the three
million dollar Corbett Center.”

Architect’s rendering from the 1968 yearbook. Caption reads, “Designer’s concept of the three million dollar Corbett Center.”

Architect’s rendering from the 1968 yearbook. Caption reads, “Designer’s concept of the three million dollar Corbett Center.”

Architect’s rendering from the 1968 yearbook. Caption reads, “Designer’s concept of the three million dollar Corbett Center.”

As NMSU celebrates its 130th birthday, The Round Up has put together a photo gallery of the University’s development.

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  • Architect’s rendering from the 1968 yearbook. Caption reads, “Designer’s concept of the three million dollar Corbett Center.”

  • Photo from the 1975 yearbook. Picture features snow covered landscape.

  • This building was constructed in 1968. The original plan for the building was much different from what you see today. The original location for the building was to be approximately where Educational Services building is today behind Garcia Hall. Also the original plan was only two stories but featured a planetarium, bowling lanes, billiard and table tennis, a bookstore, administrative offices, and room for games, hobbies, a dark room, etc.

  • Photo from the 1969 yearbook. Caption reads “Garcia Hall, Men and Women.”

  • From the 1974 yearbook, the Garcia Dorms.

  • North entrances to the men’s (left) and women’s (right) wings.

  • Construction taking place of O'Donnell Hall in 1968.

  • O'Donnell Hall in the 1977 yearbook.

  • O'Donnell Hall completely redesigned in a new location

  • Pan Am construction taking place in 1968.

  • Pan Am now

  • Architect’s rendering. Photo courtesy of University Archives.

  • South side of the building. Photo taken in 2001

  • Health and Social Sciences building under construction in 2003.

  • Health and Social Sciences as of now

  • Construction photo taken in 1972. Photo courtesy of University Archives.

  • Thomas & Brown in 1991

  • Thomas & Brown now

  • Opening of Zuhl in 2000

  • Zuhl now

  • Photo of the newly completed Walden Hall circa 1967-1968. Photo courtesy of University Archives.

  • North side of the Engineering Complex III. Photo taken July 11, 2004

  • Photo of the north side of Educational Services building. Taken February 15, 1991.

  • North side of the Educational Services building. Photo taken July 11, 2004

  • Photo of the east side of the Science Hall taken February 15, 1991.

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