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Sumner Auditorium

Sumner Hall

About named building

Sumner Auditorium was named for the long-time professor of zoology at Scripps, Francis Bertody Sumner, who was also acting director from 1923 to 1924. The auditorium is the largest meeting facility on the Scripps campus and is used for symposia, all-hands assemblies, and conferences.


Naming Type: Other
Building Location: Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Date Constructed: January 1, 1960
Predominant Use: General Use
Floors or Levels: 2 Floors
Other Names:

8625 Discovery Way
Discovery Way, 8625


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