Martha Cook Residence / BL005267

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Title
Martha Cook Residence
Date
1940 (ca.)
Collection Title
University of Michigan Photographs Vertical File
Collection Creator
Bentley Historical Library (collector)
Folder / Container / Volume
UBImusD13. Folder: Campus Buildings. Martha Cook Building. no. 233
Notes
York & Sawyer, architecture firm. Construction begun in 1911, completed 1914. Located on a block between South University Avenue and Tappan Avenue. The Martha Cook Building was erected as a residence for women, a gift of William Wilson Cook ('80) in honor of his mother, Martha Walford Cook. Land to the east of the original building site (the old Condon home) was purchased in 1918 as a garden area.
Garden replanted in 1921 by Samuel Parsons of New York City. Statue of Portia above door was sculpted in marble in the Piccirilli Studio, N.Y.; donated by Cook in 1918.
Item Number
BL005267
Finding Aid
umich-bhl-92147
Source of Title
verso
Scan Source
7 x 5 b/w photographic print
Repository
Bentley Historical Library
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 01:32:12

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4803 x 3745
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2 MB
Record
BL005267
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"Martha Cook Residence; BL005267". https://quod.lib.umich.edu/b/bhl/x-bl005267/bl005267. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 07, 2022.