University Hall Auditorium / BL004577



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University Hall Auditorium
Collection Title
University of Michigan Photographs Vertical File
Collection Creator
Bentley Historical Library (collector)
Folder / Container / Volume
UBImu D13. Folder: Campus Buildings. University Hall; Interiors. Auditorium and Frieze Memorial Organ. no. 306
Photographer / Artist
Allen Lysander Colton (Ann Arbor, Mich.)
Jenison, Edward S., architect. University Hall was built in 1872; the auditorium completed in 1873. Prior to this time there was no place on campus where students and faculty could assemble. New opera seats were put in during Christmas 1896 at the same time the new dome was installed. On verso: University Hall -- 133 feet wide, 140 long, seating capacity about 3000. Photographed in 1887 [June 8] by A.L. Colton, '89
Albumen prints;
Item Number
Finding Aid
Source of Title
Scan Source
8 x 6 1/2 mounted photographic print
Bentley Historical Library
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 01:27:09

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6341 x 4800
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4 MB
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