Bldg. 84 − Medical Lab
Photo & background
courtesy of the Brownsville Historical Association.
This building was named for A.A. Champion, well remembered
historian and TSC Board of Trustee from 1968-74. He helped
government officials locate the exact location of the
Palo Also Battle Site.
is now offices for the Vice President of External Affairs and
Dean of Graduate Studies. It was built around 1870. William C.
Gorgas most likely worked in this building.
Fort Brown Post Records designated it as a Medical Supply &
Detention Barracks in 1936 and Medical Offices, Lab & Isolation
Wards in 1942. It was once the physics lab for the college.
Later it was used by the Financial Aid office.
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