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General Information on the Building

University of Missouri Observatory, ca. 1853
(courtesy of the UMC Archives, Laws Observatory Vertical File)
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Aerial photograph of Laws Observatory (at 9th and Elm Streets, taken from Academic Hall before fire)
(courtesy of the UMC Archives, C:0/47/3)
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Photograph of Laws Observatory
(courtesy of the UMC Archives, C:0/3/8)
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Article from The Evening Missourian, May 17, 1919: "The Oldest Building To Do"
(courtesy of the UMC Archives, Laws Observatory Vertical File)
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Article from The Columbia Missourian, August 2, 1920: "New Contract Let"
(courtesy of the UMC Archives, Laws Observatory Vertical File)
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