Commencement. Ferry Field / BL004244



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Commencement. Ferry Field
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
Photographer / Artist
Ivory Photo (Ann Arbor, Mich.)
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. Stamp on verso: Ivory Photo
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Finding Aid
Source of Title
Scan Source
7 x 5 b/w photographic print
Bentley Historical Library
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 01:25:17

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4800 x 4151
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"Commencement. Ferry Field; BL004244". University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 02, 2023.