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Naming of Building

Harrison McAllister Randall
Regents' Proceedings 505

As recognition of his long and outstanding services to the University in the field of physics, the Board directed that the name of Harrison M. Randall should hereafter be attached to the East Physics Building under the designation “The Harrison M. Randall Laboratory of Physics”.