Building (1933), designed by Paul Cret, was renamed in
1974 to honor geneticist Theophilus S. Painter, UT
president from 1944 to 1952. Painter is well known in
U.S. history as the respondent in the landmark Sweatt v.
Painter civil rights case.
(Location of T.S. Painter Hall on the UT Campus)
Library, or PCL (1977), is UT's main library. It was
named in honor of two distinguished faculty: Ervin S.
Perry, professor of civil engineering, and Carlos E.
Castañeda, librarian and professor of history.
(Location of PCL on the UT Campus)
Research Center (1971) was renamed in 1974 to honor its
founder, Harry H. Ransom. Ransom, a professor of English,
dean, UT president, and chancellor, devoted his career to
building the Center's great research collections in
(Location of HRC on the UT Campus)
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Building (1975) was renamed in 1995 to honor George I.
Sánchez, UT educator (1940-1972) and civil rights
leader. Sánchez' career had a profound impact on
bilingual education, school financing, and pre-school
(Location of Sánchez Bldg. on the UT Campus)
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