Haven Hall Fire June 1950 / BL005018
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- Haven Hall Fire June 1950
- Collection Title
- University of Michigan Photographs Vertical File
- Collection Creator
- Bentley Historical Library (collector)
- Folder / Container / Volume
- UBImu D13. Folder: Campus Buildings. Haven Hall, (built 1863), 1950 fire (June 6, 1950). no. 198
- Photographer / Artist
- University of Michigan. News and Information Service.
- Jordan & Anderson, architecture firm. The Law Building was built in 1863 on the corner of State Street and North University Avenue. In 1863 it was occupied by the Law School, the University Chapel (until 1873) and the General Library (until 1883). Renovated and enlarged in 1893 and then again in 1898 by architects Spier and Rohn of Detroit, Michigan who removed the tower and added a new south wing. Renamed Haven Hall in 1933 when the Law School moved to Hutchins Hall in the Law Quadrangle. Haven Hall then became one of the major buildings of the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, with space given to the Departments of History, Sociology, Journalism, and the Bureau of Government and its library collection. Extension Division also had offices in Haven Hall. The building was destroyed by fire in 1950.
- Two images from contact sheet.
- Haven Hall (University of Michigan)
- University of Michigan--Buildings--1941-1950
- University of Michigan--Students--1941-1950
- Fire engines & equipment--Michigan--Ann Arbor
- Fire fighters--Michigan--Ann Arbor
- Fires--Michigan--Ann Arbor
- Universities & colleges--Michigan--Ann Arbor
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- Finding Aid
- Source of Title
- Scan Source
- 3 1/2 x 5 b/w photographic print
- Bentley Historical Library
- Date Added/Updated
- 2012-11-25 01:27:38
- Image Size
- 3093 x 4818
- File Size
- 2 MB
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"Haven Hall Fire June 1950; BL005018". https://quod.lib.umich.edu/b/bhl/x-bl005018/bl005018. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 09, 2022.