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Hunt, R.H. & Co. (b.1862 - d.1937)
Architecture Firm, Chattanooga, TN/Dallas, TX/Jackson, MS
Reuben Harrison Hunt was born in Elbert Co., GA, and moved to Chattanooga at the age of 20 to enter the building trade, studying architecture at night and working by day with Adams Bros, architects, contractors and builders. By 1886, he was operating with the firm HUNT, MCDANIEL, Architects, Contractors and Builders, and from 1890-1892, he was practicing as HUNT & LAMM. In 1900, he formed his own firm, R.H. Hunt & Co., under which he would practice for the rest of his career. Headquarters was in Chattanooga, with secondary offices in Jackson and Dallas. N.W. OVERSTREET worked a summer in the office of R.H. Hunt, when Hunt had several active projects underway at Mississippi A&M, where Overstreet was a student at the time. Active in the Southern Baptist Convention. Advertised offices at 8th and Broad Streets, Chattanooga, and at 501 Seutter Building, Jackson, MS, in the Jackson Daily Clarion-Ledger, March 8, 1905. Son, B.F. Hunt, carried on the firm's practice after R.H. Hunt's retirement in 1933, and later practiced independently. See NR nomination for Montgomery Hall, MSU; Herndon, Architects in Tennessee, p. 100; Withey, Biographical Dictionary of American Architects (Deceased); and letter from Martin A. Davis, dated March 2, 1982.
DateInventory#Name of PropertyRoleDescription of WorkLocation
??157-WDV-0073.1-NRDWoodville Methodist ChurchArchitectInterior remodeling?Woodville, Wilkinson Co.
D1891-92049-JAC-0584-X(Old) First Presbyterian Church (II)ArchitectOriginal buildingJackson, Hinds Co.
D1892-93075-MER-0191.2-X(Old) First Baptist Church (1892-93)ArchitectOriginal buildingMeridian, Lauderdale Co.
A1892049-JAC-0907-X"Old Main" (Old Administration Building), Millsaps CollegeArchitectOriginal buildingJackson, Hinds Co.
D1892029-HAZ-0321-X(Old) Hazlehurst Baptist ChurchArchitectOriginal buildingHazlehurst, Copiah Co.
D1896087-CBS-3003-NRD-MLColumbus Hall, Mississippi University for WomenArchitectOriginal buildingColumbus, Lowndes Co.
D1897-98095-ABN-0711-XLann and Carter Hardware Company BuildingArchitectOriginal buildingAberdeen, Monroe Co.
D1898097-WIN-0317.1-NRDMoore Memorial [United] Methodist ChurchArchitectOriginal buildingWinona, Montgomery Co.
D1898083-GRE-0286.1-NR-NRDFirst [United] Methodist ChurchArchitectOriginal buildingGreenwood, Leflore Co.
D1900083-GRE-0060.1-X(Old) Greenwood Public (Grammar) School, Greenwood School ComplexArchitectOriginal buildingGreenwood, Leflore Co.
D1900087-CBS-3004-NRD-MLHastings-Simmons Hall (Hastings Hall, Columbus Hall Annex), Mississippi University for WomenArchitectOriginal buildingColumbus, Lowndes Co.
D1900087-CBS-3006-NRD-MLFranklin Hall (Old Infirmary), Mississippi University for WomenArchitectOriginal buildingColumbus, Lowndes Co.
A1900035-HAT-0931-XFirst Baptist Church, S corner of Buschman Street and South Main StreetArchitectOriginal buildingHattiesburg, Forrest Co.
Ac. 1900091-COL-0119-X(Old) Columbia High SchoolArchitectOriginal buildingColumbia, Marion Co.
D1901001-NAT-0702.2-XWall Street Baptist Church ((Old) First Baptist Church (1901))ArchitectOriginal buildingNatchez, Adams Co.
D1901105-STK-0768.2-X(Old) Oktibbeha County Courthouse (II), 101 Main Street, EastArchitectOriginal buildingStarkville, Oktibbeha Co.
D1902087-CBS-3034-XIndustrial Hall, Mississippi Industrial Institute & College (MUW)ArchitectOriginal buildingColumbus, Lowndes Co.
D1902-03087-CBS-0193-NRD-ML(old) Columbus Fire Station (Police Dept. Building)ArchitectOriginal buildingColumbus, Lowndes Co.
D1902087-CBS-0009-NRD(old) Masonic Temple {Columbus Lodge No. 5, F&AM}Architectremodelling--new fa├žadeColumbus, Lowndes Co.
D1902105-STK-4001-NR-MLMontgomery Hall, Mississippi State UniversityArchitectOriginal buildingStarkville, Oktibbeha Co.
D1903087-CBS-0046.1-NRD-MLColumbus City HallArchitectOriginal buildingColumbus, Lowndes Co.
D1903087-CBS-0078-NRD-MLLowndes County Courthouse, 501 2nd Avenue, NorthArchitectRemodellingColumbus, Lowndes Co.
D1903105-STK-4018-XOld Main (Dormitory), Mississippi State Universityarchitectremodeling and additionStarkville, Oktibbeha Co.
D1904-1906083-GRE-0245.1-NRD-MLLeflore County Courthouse, 310 Market Street, WestArchitectOriginal buildingGreenwood, Leflore Co.
D1904049-JAC-0173-XCapitol Bank Building/Citizens Savings Bank and Trust ((Old) First National Bank Building)ArchitectOriginal buildingJackson, Hinds Co.
D1904049-JAC-0070-X(Old) Merchants Bank BuildingArchitectOriginal buildingJackson, Hinds Co.
D1904087-CBS-3037-XLaundry Building, Mississippi Industrial Institute & College (MUW)ArchitectOriginal BuildingColumbus, Lowndes Co.
D1904083-GRE-0184.1-NRDFirst Presbyterian Church (old sanctuary)ArchitectOriginal buildingGreenwood, Leflore Co.
D1904-06049-JAC-3017-X(old) Institute for the Deaf & DumbArchitectOriginal buildingJackson, Hinds Co.
D1904083-GRE-0547-XReiman House Hotel (Hotel Greenwood Leflore), 209 Front Street, WestArchitect3rd story addition, remodellingGreenwood, Leflore Co.
 1904-1906083-GRE-0245.1-NRD-MLLeflore County Courthouse, 310 Market Street, WestGreenwood, Leflore Co.
D1904-05163-YAZ-0035-NRD-MLMain Street School (Triangle Cultural Center)ArchitectOriginal buildingYazoo City, Yazoo Co.
D1904087-CBS-3009-NRD-MLPoindexter Hall (Music Hall), Mississippi University for WomenArchitectOriginal buildingColumbus, Lowndes Co.
D1905105-STK-4007-MLMiddleton Hall (Middleton ROTC Building; Old Dairy), Mississippi State UniversityArchitectOriginal buildingStarkville, Oktibbeha Co.
D1905105-STK-4004-MLMcCain Engineering Building, Mississippi State UniversityArchitectOriginal buildingStarkville, Oktibbeha Co.
D1905051-LEX-0305-XLexington [Elementary] SchoolArchitectOriginal buildingLexington, Holmes Co.
Ac.1905087-CBS-3036-X(old) Gymnasium and Natatorium (Henry Whitield Gymnasium) ((later) Student Activities Building), Mississippi Industrial Institute & College (MUW)ArchitectOriginal buildingColumbus, Lowndes Co.
Dc.1905-06087-CBS-3033-X(Old) Science Hall, Mississippi Industrial Institute & College (MUW)ArchitectOriginal buildingColumbus, Lowndes Co.
Dc.1905049-JAC-0018-NRDKennington's Department Store ((former) McRae's Department Store, Heritage Building)ArchitectOriginal buildingJackson, Hinds Co.
D1905163-YAZ-0036.2-X(Old) Trinity Episcopal ChurchArchitectOriginal buildingYazoo City, Yazoo Co.
Dc. 1905111-NAU-0003.1-XNew Augusta School (I)ArchitectOriginal buildingNew Augusta, Perry Co.
Dc.1906071-OXF-1085-XScience Hall (Medical Building), University of MississippiArchitectOriginal buildingOxford, Lafayette Co.
D1906-07049-JAC-0073-NRD-XNoble Hotel (Lemon Hotel)ArchitectOriginal buildingJackson, Hinds Co.
D1906087-CBS-0045-NRDOdd Fellows Building {Union Lodge No. 35, IOOF}ArchitectOriginal buildingColumbus, Lowndes Co.
D1906-1908149-VKS-0109.1-NRDFirst Presbyterian ChurchArchitectOriginal buildingVicksburg, Warren Co.
D1906049-JAC-3046-XSecond Baptist Church (II) (Calvary Baptist Church)ArchitectOriginal buildingJackson, Hinds Co.
D1906163-YAZ-0078-NRD-MLYazoo City City Hall and Fire Station, or 128 East Jefferson StreetArchitectOriginal buildingYazoo City, Yazoo Co.
D1907035-HAT-0052-NRDCarter BuildingArchitectOriginal buildingHattiesburg, Forrest Co.
D1907-08105-STK-4025-XDormitory and Dining Hall (eventually subsumed into Old Main), Mississippi State UniversityArchitectOriginal buildingStarkville, Oktibbeha Co.
D1907149-VKS-4513-NRDMississippi Monument, Vicksburg National Military ParkArchitect--Supervisingoriginal sculptureVicksburg, Warren Co.
A1907049-CLN-0203Jennings Hall, Mississippi CollegeArchitectOriginal buildingClinton, Hinds Co.
D1907087-CBS-0043-NRDColumbus Insurance and Banking Company Building II ((first) Columbus National Bank)ArchitectOriginal buildingColumbus, Lowndes Co.
D1907-08035-HAT-0521-NRDBay Street Presbyterian Church (Second Presbyterian Church)ArchitectOriginal buildingHattiesburg, Forrest Co.
Dc. 1907097-WIN-0503.1-X(old) First Baptist ChurchArchitectOriginal buildingWinona, Montgomery Co.
?1908087-CBS-3010-NRD-MLSouth Callaway Hall (Cochran Hall), Mississippi University for WomenArchitect for additionsOriginal BuildingColumbus, Lowndes Co.
D1908139-BLM-0003-NRDLowrey Memorial Baptist Church, Blue Mountain CollegeArchitectOriginal buildingBlue Mountain, Tippah Co.
D1908087-CBS-0206-NRDFirst Baptist ChurchArchitectOriginal buildingColumbus, Lowndes Co.
D1908049-JAC-3017-X(old) Institute for the Deaf & DumbArchitect"Improvements"Jackson, Hinds Co.
D1908049-JAC-7060-XMississippi State Lunatic Asylum (Insane Asylum), now the site of the University Medical Center complexArchitect"Improvements"Jackson, Hinds Co.
D1908149-VKS-0193.2-X(old) Elks Club (II) {Vicksburg Lodge No. 95, BPOE}ArchitectUnsuccessful competitive designVicksburg, Warren Co.
?c. 1908035-HAT-1508.2-X(Old) Main Street Baptist ChurchArchitectOriginal buildingHattiesburg, Forrest Co.
D1909105-STK-4054Materials Testing Laboratory, Mississippi State UniversityArchitectOriginal buildingStarkville, Oktibbeha Co.
D1909-10105-STK-4005-MLLee Hall, Mississippi State UniversityArchitectOriginal buildingStarkville, Oktibbeha Co.
D1909001-NAT-1355-NRD-MLCarpenter School No. 1ArchitectOriginal buildingNatchez, Adams Co.
D1909017-HUS-0050-NRD-MLChickasaw County Courthouse, 1 Pinson SquareArchitectOriginal buildingHouston, Chickasaw Co.
D1909017-HUS-0045-NR-NRD-MLHouston Carnegie LibraryArchitectOriginal buildingHouston, Chickasaw Co.
A1909-10035-HAT-0004.1-NRDMain Street [United] Methodist ChurchArchitectOriginal buildingHattiesburg, Forrest Co.
D1910-11087-CBS-3011.1-NRD-MLShattuck Hall, Mississippi University for WomenArchitectOriginal BuildingColumbus, Lowndes Co.
D1910029-GEO-0001Bank of Georgetown (Trustmark Bank)ArchitectOriginal buildingGeorgetown, Copiah Co.
Dc.1910041-LKS-0005-X(Old) Greene County Courthouse, ArchitectenlargementLeakesville, Greene Co.
A1910-12049-JAC-3509.2-NRD-XCapitol Street Methodist Church (II) (Voice of Calvary Ministries)ArchitectOriginal buildingJackson, Hinds Co.
D1910-12035-HAT-4001-NRD-MLCollege Hall, University of Southern MississippiArchitectOriginal buildingHattiesburg, Forrest Co.
D1910-11105-STK-4006-MLCarpenter Engineering Building (Chemical Laboratory), Mississippi State UniversityArchitectOriginal buildingStarkville, Oktibbeha Co.
D1910097-WIN-0103-NR-NRDWisteria HotelArchitectOriginal buildingWinona, Montgomery Co.
A1910115-PON-0045-NRDFirst [United] Methodist ChurchArchitectOriginal buildingPontotoc, Pontotoc Co.
Dc.1910049-CLN-0200Mississippi Collegecampus planClinton, Hinds Co.
Dc.1910035-HAT-4000University of Southern Mississippicampus planHattiesburg, Forrest Co.
D1911049-CLN-0205-XProvine Hall (Science Hall), Mississippi CollegeArchitectOriginal buildingClinton, Hinds Co.
D1912-14003-COR-0508.2(Old) First Baptist Church (III)ArchitectRemodelling and enlargementCorinth, Alcorn Co.
D1912-13077-MON-0001-NR-MLLawrence County Courthouse, 517 Broad StreetArchitectOriginal buildingMonticello, Lawrence Co.
D1912035-BRL-0002.3-XDormitory #1, Forrest County Agricultural High School complexArchitectOriginal buildingBrooklyn, Forrest Co.
D1912035-BRL-0002.4-XDormitory #2, Forrest County Agricultural High School complexArchitectOriginal buildingBrooklyn, Forrest Co.
D1912035-HAT-4002-NRD-MLForrest County Hall, University of Southern MississippiArchitectOriginal buildingHattiesburg, Forrest Co.
D1912035-HAT-4003-NRD-MLHattiesburg Hall, University of Southern MississippiArchitectOriginal buildingHattiesburg, Forrest Co.
D1912035-HAT-4004-NRD-MLHonor House, University of Southern Mississippi, ArchitectOriginal buildingHattiesburg, Forrest Co.
D1912035-HAT-4005-NRD-ML(old) President's House (Alumni House/Ogletree House), University of Southern Mississippi, ArchitectOriginal buildingHattiesburg, Forrest Co.
D1912035-BRL-0002.1-XAdministration Building (1912), Forrest County Agricultural High School complexArchitectOriginal buildingBrooklyn, Forrest Co.
 1912083-GRE-0060.2-XGreenwood Junior High School, Greenwood School ComplexArchitectOriginal buildingGreenwood, Leflore Co.
A1912053-BLZ-0022.3-XBelzoni Public School (II) [later Junior High School], Central Street at 1st StreetArchitectOriginal buildingBelzoni, Humphreys Co.
D1912095-ABN-0016.1-NRDFirst [United] Methodist ChurchArchitectOriginal buildingAberdeen, Monroe Co.
?1913067-LAR-0396.1-X(Old) First Methodist Church (III) (1912-13)Original buildingLaurel, Jones Co.
D1913083-GRE-0282.2-NRD-MLElks Club II {Greenwood Lodge No. 854, BPOE}ArchitectOriginal buildingGreenwood, Leflore Co.
D1913001-NAT-0671-NRD-MLCarpenter School No. 2 (Natchez Senior Center)ArchitectOriginal buildingNatchez, Adams Co.
D1913-15049-JAC-0025-NRDGalloway Memorial [United] Methodist ChurchArchitectOriginal buildingJackson, Hinds Co.
D1913-14049-CLN-0206Ratliff Hall, Mississippi CollegeArchitectOriginal buildingClinton, Hinds Co.
D1913049-JAC-0089-NRDMillsaps BuildingArchitectOriginal buildingJackson, Hinds Co.
D1914035-HAT-0409-XY.M.C.A. BuildingArchitectOriginal buildingHattiesburg, Forrest Co.
D1914049-CLN-0204Lowrey Hall, Mississippi CollegeArchitectOriginal buildingClinton, Hinds Co.
D1914035-HAT-4006-NRD-MLMississippi Hall, University of Southern MississippiArchitectOriginal buildingHattiesburg, Forrest Co.
D1914-16035-HAT-4011-XIndustrial Arts & ROTC Building, University of Southern MississippiArchitectOriginal buildingHattiesburg, Forrest Co.
D1914151-GRV-0107.1-NRD-ML(old) Greenville High School, part of E.E. Bass School complexArchitectOriginal buildingGreenville, Washington Co.
D1915049-JAC-7061-XCottage Building (Mississippi Highway Patrol HQ), Mississippi Lunatic Asylum (now the site of the University Medical Center)ArchitectOriginal buildingJackson, Hinds Co.
D1918-19075-MER-0193Central Methodist ChurchArchitectOriginal buildingMeridian, Lauderdale Co.
D1918089-CAN-0428.1First Baptist ChurchArchitectOriginal buildingCanton, Madison Co.
D1918027-CLK-1004.3-XElizabeth G. Dorr (Junior) High School, (Old) Clarksdale High School ComplexArchitect--PrincipalOriginal buildingClarksdale, Coahoma Co.
A1919-20067-LAR-0398-X(Old) First Baptist Church (IV)ArchitectOriginal buildingLaurel, Jones Co.
D1921-22075-MER-0617-NRDFifteenth Avenue Baptist ChurchArchitectOriginal building (old sanctuary)Meridian, Lauderdale Co.
D1922035-HAT-4007-NRD-MLSouthern Hall (Science Hall), University of Southern MississippiArchitectOriginal buildingHattiesburg, Forrest Co.
D1923049-CLN-0015.1-NRDOld sanctuary, First Baptist ChurchArchitectOriginal buildingClinton, Hinds Co.
D1926029-HAZ-0041-NRDFirst Baptist ChurchArchitectOriginal buildingHazlehurst, Copiah Co.
?1926049-CLN-0209Chrestman Hall, Mississippi CollegeArchitectOriginal buildingClinton, Hinds Co.
?1926049-CLN-0210Farr Infirmary (Farr Hall), Mississippi CollegeArchitectOriginal buildingClinton, Hinds Co.
D1926049-CLN-0202Alumni Hall, Mississippi CollegeArchitectOriginal buildingClinton, Hinds Co.
D1928-29149-VKS-0109.1-NRDFirst Presbyterian ChurchArchitectAyers Memorial Kirk House (Sunday School addition)Vicksburg, Warren Co.
D1928097-WIN-0317.2-NRDMoore Memorial Methodist Church Education BuildingArchitectOriginal buildingWinona, Montgomery Co.
D1928-29049-JAC-3032-NRCalvary Baptist ChurchArchitectOriginal buildingJackson, Hinds Co.