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University Of Memphis

Central Ave., Memphis, TN , USA
Telephone: (901) 678-2000
URL: The University of Memphis
Latitude & Longitude: 35° 7' 6.837204", -89° 56' 16.95714"
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From its opening in 1912, this public institution of higher learning has grown with the city of Memphis. Development from normal school to university went through the following stages: West Tennessee State Normal School (1912-25), West Tennessee State Teachers College (1925-41), Memphis State College (1941-57) and Memphis State University since 1957.

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