Chemical Laboratory Building, summer 1937 / HS729

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Title
Chemical Laboratory Building, summer 1937
Date
1937
Collection Title
Ivory Photo photograph collection
Collection Creator
Ivory Photo (Firm)
Box / Drawer
18
Folder / Container / Volume
UM Buildings: Chemical Laboratory Building, 18-43
Notes
A. J. Jordan, architect. Built in 1856. First chemical laboratory at a state university. Building served medical students and others as both laboratory and classroom. Situated just west and south of the original medical building. Additions made to the one-story building in 1861, 1866, 1868, 1874. In 1880 a two-story addition was added. In 1890, a three-story wing was added to the west of the original structure and was designed by E. W. Arnold of Detroit. A final addition was constructed in 1901. With the completion of the West Medical Building (later renamed the Dana Building) in 1903 and the Chemistry Building in 1909, the laboratories were transferred from the original Chemical Laboratory. In 1908, it became the Economics Building with Pharmacology occupying the north wing. Destroyed by an arson fire Christmas Eve 1981.
Item Number
HS729
Finding Aid
umich-bhl-92324
Scan Source
Original Neg
Repository
Bentley Historical Library
Date Added/Updated
2016-03-15 01:20:04

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HS729
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