Catherine Street Hospital / BL005107



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Catherine Street Hospital
1925 (ca.)
Collection Title
University of Michigan Photographs Vertical File
Collection Creator
Bentley Historical Library (collector)
Folder / Container / Volume
UBImusD13. Folder: Campus Buildings. Institute for Social Research Bldg. (Catherine St., built 1891) no. 209.
Chamberlin & Austin, architecture firm. The easternmost of two similar buildings built in 1891 on Catherine St. (The western building had a straight north facade; this building a rounded north facade). From 1900-1925, the western building housed the West Medical Ward and the eastern building housed the Surgical Ward. From 1891-1900, the eastern building housed the Allopathic Hospital (also called University Hospital); 1925-1944, the East Convalescent Ward; 1944-1950, the Rapid Treatment Center; and 1950-1965, the Institute for Social Research. It was removed in 1965.
In image, large buildings east to west: Psychopathic Hospital; Surgical Ward; Medical Ward.
On verso: "Gift of Sam Sturgis, Jan. 1972 ..."
Aerial views;
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Finding Aid
Source of Title
Scan Source
8 1/2 x 3 3/4 b/w photographic print
Bentley Historical Library
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 01:30:49

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6406 x 4800
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4 MB
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"Catherine Street Hospital; BL005107". University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 27, 2023.