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Haskell Institute

Lawrence, Kansas
County of Douglas.
23rd Street and Barker Avenue
National Register Number: 66000342
Resource type: none.
Property type: Education - college. The threat level was Watch in
2008.
Congressional District: KS-03 Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Historic buildings scattered through Haskell Indian Junior College..

Statement of Significance (as of designation - July 4, 1961):
Founded in 1884, this was one of the first large off-reservation boarding schools for Indian students established by the Federal Government. It served students from the southern Plains and upper Midwest; in 1993, it became Haskell Indian Nations University. Due to the number of modern buildings on campus, the NHL consists of 12 structures and buildings, scattered throughout Haskell Indian Nations University.

Condition:
Potential development in the area.

There are no changes to the landmark since the last report. However, development presssure warrant changing status to "watch."


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