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The refectory was completed in 1925 and named for Catherine Walter Burrow (1878-1962) wife of Aron Knox Burrow in 1958. The refectory encompasses: • The Alburty Room, named in honor of Rhodes Trustee the late E. A. Alburty. • The Davis Room, named in honor of the late Thomas B. Davis of Memphis. • The Hugh M. Neely Hall, the original dining hall on campus, dedicated on November 13, 1928. It was provided through the generosity and affection of the late Mrs. Mary Sneed Neely as a memorial to her husband Hugh M. Neely, a heroic soldier and public-spirited citizen; • The Margaret Ruffin Hyde Hall, built in 1958 and dedicated in 1993 in honor of the late Dr. Margaret R. Hyde, alumna Class of 1934, benefactor and Trustee of the College. • Rollow Hall, added in 1987, and dedicated on Oct 26, 2002, by Ann Rollow Ross ’52 in memory of her parents, John ’26 and Louise Mayo Rollow ’30 and her sister Lisa Rollow Justis ’55.

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PreviewIssue DateTitleAuthor(s)
Refectory_1923_floorplan_2012_010 copy.jpg.jpg1923Catherine Burrow Refectory kitchen equipment floorplan-
West_Dining_Hall.jpg.jpg1999Catherine Burrow Refectory West Dining Hall-
Refectory_Windows_19871017.jpg.jpg17-Oct-1987Catherine Burrow Refectory, Window Details-
Refectory_Interior_19871017.jpg.jpg17-Oct-1987Catherine Burrow Refectory, Interior-
Refectory_Exterior_19871017.jpg.jpg17-Oct-1987Catherine Burrow Refectory, West Exterior-
Refectory_Exterior_19871017.jpg.jpg17-Oct-1987Catherine Burrow Refectory, Exterior-
Rat_Floorplan_2012_01 copy.jpg.jpg2012Catherine Burrow Refectory floorplan-
2012Refectory Floor Plan-
Neely_018_Kitchen-West_Entrance_1950s.jpg.jpg1955Neely Hall West Entrance (Kitchen Area)-
Neely_015_Bell_1951.jpg.jpg1951Neely Hall Bell-
Neely_014_RayBryant52_PatRiegle54_1950s.jpg.jpg1950Students Standing Outside Neely Hall-
Neely_013_Neely_and_Kennedy_1927.jpg.jpg1927Exterior View of Neely Hall and Kennedy-
Neely_012_1926-1950.jpg.jpg1950Exterior View of Neely Hall, 1930-50-
Neely_011_MaryAllen28_HelenNorthcross29_others_unkown_1926-28.jpg.jpg1926Students Exiting Neely Hall-
Neely_010_Neely(left)_Calvin(White)Hall(right).jpg.jpg1940Neely Hall and Calvin Hall-
Neely_006_Diehl_Bedroom_in_Neely_1949.jpg.jpg1949President Diehl's Bedroom in Neely Hall-
Neely_005_1949.jpg.jpg1949Neely Hall, Large Dining Room-
Neely_004_Snow_Scene_1949.jpg.jpg1949Snow Scene, 1949-
Neely_003_Kitchen_Area_West_Entrance_1930-1950.jpg.jpg1950Neely Hall Kitchen and West Entrance-
Neely_002_Lower_Level_1930-1950.jpg.jpg1950Doors to the Lynx Lair-
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