Site 14a. STATE STREET: in front of Michigan Union

Unlike the town and gown locations, this exhibit concentrates on the development of the University itself as an educational and physical presence. There is a wealth of historical material, but the focus is on significant moments of university achievement.

Photos Courtesy of the Bentley Historical Library

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Group portrait of UM faculty, 1876


Group portrait of UM faculty, 1876

President James Burrill Angell (first row, third from right), who sought to make Michigan "part of the great world of scholars," with his distinguished faculty in 1876. To his immediate right sit Latin professor Henry Simmons Frieze, three time acting President and founder of the University Musical Society, and History professor Charles Kendall Adams, who introduced the seminar method.

Frame location: West side of State Street north of the walk on the north side of the Michigan Union, facing east

Collection info: OOH

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