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The University of Memphis

Central Avenue at Patterson St., Memphis, TN , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 35° 7' 22.62", -89° 56' 27.42"
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This public institution of higher learning has grown with the city of Memphis since opening in 1912. Its development went through the following stages: West Tennessee State Normal School (1912-25); West Tennessee State Teachers College (1925-41); Memphis State College (1941-1957); Memphis State University (1957-1994) and The University of Memphis since July 1, 1994.

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Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
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