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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
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.

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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