Pierce Hall records
015.PiH

Summary Information

Repository
Eastern Michigan University Archives
Title
Pierce Hall Building records
ID
015.PiH
Date [inclusive]
1954-1970
Extent
2.8 Linear feet 1 oversize box, 2 oversize folder
Language
English
Abstract
The Pierce Hall Buildling records contains a painting, commemorative print and floor plans of Pierce Hall which was built in 1948-49 on the campus of Eastern Michigan University. There is no documentation in the collection about the planning, construction, or use of the building. Additional materials related to the building can be found in the R.S. Gerganoff collection and the University Building Photographs collection.

Preferred Citation note

Please cite materials from the University Archives in the following manner: Item. Collection Title. Eastern Michigan University Archives.

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Administrative History

John D. Pierce Hall was dedicated as a part of the centennial celebrations of the Normal School in 1949. Named for the first State Superintendent of Public Instruction, it was a part of University President John M. Munson's building campaign. Construction was completed in 1948 and was originally used as an Administrative building as well as classrooms for English, speech, mathematics and education. Pierce Hall is currently used for Student Services, registration and student accounting.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Eastern Michigan University Archives 2013 January 24

Halle Library, Room 310
Ypsilanti, Michigan, 48197
734-487-2673
lib_archives@emich.edu

Revision Description

 Addition of oversize materials. 2017 June 9

Conditions Governing Access note

Researchers are asked to request materials 24 hours prior to visiting the the University Archives.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Buildings
  • Decorative arts
  • Decorative arts.
  • Eastern Michigan University

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Collection Inventory

Box Object

Painting 

1 1
Oversize Object

Commemorative Print 1969 

1 1
Oversize

Floor Plans 

2