Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Interior architecture is a compilation of three distinct design disciplines: interior design, architecture, and industrial design.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Department of Human, Environmental & Consumer Resource records
Abstract The Department of Home Economics was initially founded as the Manual Training program at the Michigan State Normal College in 1903 and taught classes in cooking, sewing, millinery, sanitation, and decoration. In 1919, the name of the department changed to Home Economics and in cooperation with the Fine Arts Department provided courses in Home Economic Design, Costume Design, and Home Decoration. The collection includes a history of department compiled for the 75th anniversary, clippings and...
Dates: 1912 - 1979; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2004
Eastern Michigan University Building photograph collection
Abstract The Eastern Michigan University Building photograph collection documents the architectural heritage of the campus of Eastern Michigan University, the Michigan State Normal College and the Michigan State Normal School. From the nationally recognized Historic District at the core of campus to the late 20th century renovations and additions both on and off campus; this collection documents the photographic history of the buildings on campus, their initial and...
Dates: 1860 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1970
Robert Schweitzer papers
Abstract The Robert Schweitzer papers encompass materials related to his work teaching as an adjunct in the Historic Preservation graduate program at Eastern Michigan University. The collection includes student papers on preservation and architectural history, many of which contain photographs, slides, or photographic negatives. There are also instructional materials such as syllabi, exams, and an instructor's manual. In addition to papers related to coursework, the...
Dates: 1981 - 2010
R.S. Gerganoff drawings
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