Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Renovation is the redesign of an existing structure.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Campus Development records
Abstract Michigan State Normal School was founded in 1849 in Ypsilanti, MI, and the Campus Development records include materials from the founding of the school and development of the original campus property, as well as subsequent changes and developments to the campus through 2002. The collection includes newspaper clippings, news releases, campus project plans, and campus master plans. Formats included in the collection range from paper documents, black and white...
Dates: 1849 - 2002
Charles McKenny Union records
Abstract Originally built in the early 1930s as a student union through funds raised by alumni, the Charles McKenny building now houses various administrative offices, student services, and classrooms on the campus of Eastern Michigan University. Construction began in 1930 and the building was dedicated in 1931. The Charles McKenny Union records pertain largely to the original planning and construction of the building and the several renovation projects that took place...
Dates: 1930 - 2012
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
Walter O. Briggs Building records
The Walter O. Briggs Building records include papers pertaining to the construction, dedication, and renovations of Briggs Field and Briggs Field House at Michigan State Normal College in 1938. This is valuable to insights on the dedication and construction of buildings.
Dates: 1937 - 2002