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Architecture, Modern.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Modern architecture is generally characterized by simplification of form and creation of ornament from the structure and theme of the building. It is a term applied to an overarching movement, with its exact definition and scope varying widely. In a broader sense, modern architecture began at the turn of the 20th century with efforts to reconcile the principles underlying architectural design with rapid technological advancement and the modernization of society.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Intramural/Recreation Facility Blueprints and Designs (Part 1 of 2), 1980-07-03

 Collection — Oversize 2: [Barcode: 2307025343352]
Identifier: 015.ORSRIC
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Olds-Robb Student Recreation-Intramural Complex was constructed and dedicated in 1982 on the Eastern Michigan University campus in Ypsilanti, Michigan. It was named for Lloyd W. Olds, a graduate of Michigan State Normal College in 1916, who worked in the Department of Physical Education, coached the track team, and founded the Intramural program. He served as head of the Department of Physical Education from 1956 to 1963. The building was renovated in...
Dates: 1980-07-03

Intramural/Recreation Facility Blueprints and Designs (Part 2 of 2), 1980-07-03

 Collection — Oversize 3: [Barcode: 2307025343345]
Identifier: 015.ORSRIC
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Olds-Robb Student Recreation-Intramural Complex was constructed and dedicated in 1982 on the Eastern Michigan University campus in Ypsilanti, Michigan. It was named for Lloyd W. Olds, a graduate of Michigan State Normal College in 1916, who worked in the Department of Physical Education, coached the track team, and founded the Intramural program. He served as head of the Department of Physical Education from 1956 to 1963. The building was renovated in...
Dates: 1980-07-03

R.S. Gerganoff drawings

 Collection
Identifier: 015.RSG
Abstract Born Rashko Stoyan Gerganoff January 19, 1887 in Kereka, Bulgaria, Ralph S. Gerganoff immigrated to the United States in October, 1905. Receiving a degree in architecture from the University of Michigan in 1917, Gerganoff established his own firm in 1925, and lived in Ypsilanti, Michigan. In the late 1930s as the campus of the Michigan State Normal College (now Eastern Michigan University) began a building boom, he designed a number of projects for the College including the Horace Rackham...
Dates: 1940 - 1957

University Building Floorplans and Blueprints collection

 Collection
Identifier: 015.BFB
Abstract The University Building Floorplans and Blueprints collection includes draft and final plans and blueprints for buildings and green spaces on campus. Buildings included in the collection includes, Bone Hall, Bowen Field House, Briggs Hall, Ford Hall, the Gymnasium (The Red Gym), Hover Hall and the adjacent Greenhouse, Residential Halls, Snow Health Center and Warner Physical Science. There are some floorplans and blueprints for other buildlings in their building...
Dates: 1909 - 2006