DeWaters Hall, located just to the west of Stetson Chapel, was named for Sarah A. and Enos A. DeWaters, Flint (Mich.) philanthropists and civic leaders, and Kalamazoo graduates. It was dedicated at Homecoming in 1964. It was built to provide rooms for 110 women, at a time when campus was expanding rapidly. The DeWaters family were long-time supporters of Kalamazoo College, having also supported the construction of Hoben Hall. The architects for DeWaters Hall were Stone & Parent.

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  • Sarah A. DeWaters 

    Craine (Kalamazoo College, 1930 circa)
    Sarah Allis DeWaters was a member of the Class of 1900. She and her husband (Enos DeWaters, Class of 1899) donated money for the building of Hoben Hall. Decades later, a new women's dormitory was named in her honor. In ...
  • Enos A. DeWaters 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1951)
    Enos A. DeWaters, Class of 1899 and Chairman of the Board of Trustees from 1938 to 1946.
  • Dedication of DeWaters Hall 

    Maxwell, Robert (Kalamazoo Gazette, 1964-10-31)
    President Weimer K. Hicks speaking at the dedication of DeWaters Hall on October 31, 1964.
  • Sarah A. DeWaters Hall: Name of New Dormitory at Kalamazoo College 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1964-10-10)
    This 1964 news dispatch contains a brief biography of both Enos and Sarah A. DeWaters and the prominent role they have played in the history of Kalamazoo College. The new women's dormitory was named after Sarah Allis ...
  • Kalamazoo College DeWaters Hall 

    Unknown (Kalamazoo College, 2009-08-28)
    Kalamazoo College's DeWaters Residence Hall. This dormitory, just to the west of Stetson Chapel, was named for Sarah A. and Enos A. DeWaters, Flint (Mich.) philanthropists and civic leaders, and Kalamazoo graduates. It was ...
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