Michigan Union / BL004703



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Record Details

Michigan Union
1950 (ca.)
Collection Title
University of Michigan Photographs Vertical File
Collection Creator
Bentley Historical Library (collector)
Folder / Container / Volume
UBImusD13. Folder: Michigan Union (built 1919), exterior views. no. 246
Allen B. and Irving K. Pond, of Chicago, architects. Construction for the Michigan Union began in 1916. Previously, the renovated residence of Judge Thomas M. Cooley was used as the Union clubhouse. Before the four-story building officially opened for student use in 1919, it was used in a partially finished state as a barracks for the Students' Army Training Corps. By 1925, the pool in the basement and the library on the second floor of the building were completed. Several additions were made to the Union in the 1930's and 1950's.
Image shows front and side view of the building taken from the northeast.
Item Number
Finding Aid
Source of Title
Scan Source
10 x 8 b/w photographic print
Bentley Historical Library
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 01:35:22

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6142 x 5567
File Size
4 MB
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"Michigan Union; BL004703." In the digital collection Bentley Historical Library: Bentley Image Bank. https://quod.lib.umich.edu/b/bhl/x-bl004703/bl004703. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 21, 2024.
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