The Michigan Stadium [From an etching] / BL002102



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The Michigan Stadium [From an etching]
Collection Title
Wilfred B. Shaw Papers
Collection Creator
Shaw, Wilfred B., 1880-1959.
Box / Drawer
10. Oversized.
Folder / Container / Volume
Folder 13
Photographer / Artist
Shaw, Wilfred Byron, 1881-1959
Bernard Green (UM Eng. 1891) of the Osborn Engineering Company of Cleveland, lead architect. Also known as "The Big House," excavation for the stadium began in September 1926 and construction was completed by October 1927. Previously, Michigan football games were held on Ferry Field. The stadium has undergone numerous improvements and renovations, which include an expansion project by the architectural firm Venturi, Scott-Brown and Associates in 1997; and another renovation and expansion project by the firm HNTB Architecture in 2010.
Image creator Shaw was General Secretary of the Alumni Association, 1904-1029 and Director of the Bureau of Alumni relations, 1929 -1950. He edited and illustrated the Michigan Alumnus and Michigan Alumnus Quarterly Review.
Prints; Game action;
Item Number
Finding Aid
Source of Title
Scan Source
9 x 7 1/2 print
Bentley Historical Library
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 01:18:25

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6570 x 4800
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4 MB
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"The Michigan Stadium [From an etching]; BL002102." In the digital collection Bentley Historical Library: Bentley Image Bank. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 25, 2024.
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