The Cow Barn is Herrick Archives Building Number 325. This building is located at 3640 Kays Avenue on The Ohio State University campus. The plans and related documents were prepared by Hollie W. Shupe, University Architect. The general contractor was Trapp Construction Co.
The Cow Barn is also known as Beef Cattle Barn and was built under the general title of "Animal Science Livestock Center," a part of the Sawmill Road Complex.