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W.C. Stevens

Snow’s Day

June 8, 1930

Present-day Snow Hall is dedicated, replacing the original Snow Hall that had fallen into disrepair.

Marvin’s Gardens

March 29, 1878

Chancellor James Marvin leads the first concerted “campus beautification” campaign at KU, a joint student-faculty effort on Arbor Day that culminates in the planting of more than 300 trees on Mount Oread and sets the stage for the development of present-day Marvin Grove.