West Quad and Union from the air / BL004649



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West Quad and Union from the air
1937/1950 (ca.)
Collection Title
University of Michigan Photographs Vertical File
Collection Creator
Bentley Historical Library (collector)
Folder / Container / Volume
UBImusD13. Folder: Campus Buildings. West Quadrangle. no. 326
Photographer / Artist
Located behind the Michigan Union bordering on Madison and Thompson Sts. The first unit was the Allen-Rumsey House (in commemoration of John Allen and Elisha Rumsey), constructed in 1937, and designed by Lane, Davenport & Meyer to coordinate with the addition to the Union, also being constructed in 1937. West Quadrangle was added in 1939, contained seven "houses," and is connected to the Union. Upon completion in 1939, the Allen-Rumsey unit became a part of West Quad.
Aerial photographs;
Item Number
Finding Aid
Source of Title
Penciled caption on mount
Scan Source
6 1/2 x 4 1/2 mounted photographic print
Bentley Historical Library
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 01:27:36

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5001 x 4734
File Size
3 MB
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"West Quad and Union from the air; BL004649". https://quod.lib.umich.edu/b/bhl/x-bl004649/bl004649. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 01, 2023.