Second location for Dental School 1877 / BL004225



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Second location for Dental School 1877
Collection Title
University of Michigan Photographs Vertical File
Collection Creator
Bentley Historical Library (collector)
Folder / Container / Volume
UBImusD13. Folder: Campus Buildings. Engineering Building. Built 1840 as Professor's House; Dental College 1877-1891. (Original building with east wing.) no 182
Photographer / Artist
Allen Lysander Colton (Ann Arbor, Mich.)
One of the four original buildings on campus, located on South University east of the Presidents' house, where Clements Libary now stands. Used as Professor's house from 1840 to 1877 and as the Dental College from 1877 to 1891. East wing added in 1878. In 1891, the Dental School moved, the building was enlarged to the north, a third story was added, the entrance changed to the west, and "Engineering" placed over the door. Used by Engineeering from 1891 to 1922. After 1904 it was called "Old Engineering Building." Demolished in 1922. On verso: Photographed in 1887 by A.L. Colton, '89
Albumen prints;
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8 x 6 mounted photographic print
Bentley Historical Library
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 01:24:53

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"Second location for Dental School 1877; BL004225". University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 09, 2023.