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1930s

1930

  • Degree-granting power extended to include B.S. with specifications.
  • Acquisition of Botolph Building from the Boston YMCA.
  • Acquisition of Huntington Field in Brookline.

1933

  • First year of football as a varsity sport.

1934

  • Dramatic Club formed (later renamed The Silver Masque).

1935

Marinucci Brothers and Company, General Contractors, breaking ground for Richards Hall, ca. 1938.

1937

1938

  • Richards Hall, the first building constucted by the University, completed.