Dates: Groundbreaking ceremony April 24, 1980. Hall
first occupied in September 1981.
Quote: The new room feature a modular furniture system
which allows many different room arrangements, including several types
of lofts. Students build lofts by stacking their beds on any two of the
other furniture pieces: the closet, bureau-and-shelf, or desk-and-shelf.
Mann, Jeffrey. “Knox and Irwin dorms open doors to 108 students.” Davidsonian.
15 September 1981.
Named for: The wife of William Henry Belk and
mother of five Davidson alumni, Mary Irwin Belk also attended Davidson
College for one summer session.
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