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Title
Ferry Field
Date
1914/1927 (ca.)
Collection Title
University of Michigan Photographs Vertical File
Collection Creator
Bentley Historical Library (collector)
Folder / Container / Volume
UBImusD13. Folder: Campus Buildings. Ferry Field. no. 184
Notes
Regents purchased south ten acres for $3000 in 1890. In 1902 UM received seven acres of land to the north from Dexter M. Ferry; became Ferry Field. In 1904 brick wall constructed on three sides and in 1906 gate and ticket office at northeast corner added (gift of Mr. Ferry). Wooden stands to accommodate 400 put up in 1893; burned in 1895. Rebuilt to seat 800 with later additions to facililties. By 1914, 13,600 accommodated. New stadium built in 1927.
Item Number
BL004242
Finding Aid
umich-bhl-92147
Source of Title
verso
Scan Source
10 x 8 b/w photographic print
Repository
Bentley Historical Library
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 01:25:15

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7027 x 4800
File Size
4 MB
Record
BL004242
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https://quod.lib.umich.edu/b/bhl/x-bl004242/bl004242

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"Ferry Field; BL004242". https://quod.lib.umich.edu/b/bhl/x-bl004242/bl004242. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 30, 2022.