It is part of the Memorial Union complex.Freeborn Hall, formerly known as Memorial Union Assembly Hall, was UC Davis' primary large event venue until the construction of the Mondavi Center. It was named for Stanley B. Freeborn.
In 1926, Prof. Stanley B. Freeborn publishes the first guide to the biology and identification of California mosquitoes. (4)
In honor of his research of malarial mosquitoes, Freeborn has a species of the insect named after him (Anopheles freeborni). (3)
University of California, Davis between 1958 and June 1959. Prior to being the first Chancellor of UC Davis, Freeborn was the Dean of the College of Agriculture at UC Berkeley. Following his death in 1962, UC Davis renamed its assembly hall to Freeborn Hall in his honor.
Jerry performed here on:
1/6/67 Grateful Dead(3)
1/21/71 New Riders Of The Purple Sage and Grateful Dead(3)
8/30/74 Merl Saunders
8/7/81 Jerry Garcia Band(2)