Aspirations for Excellence: Alexander Jackson Davis and the First Campus Plan for the University of Michigan, 1838

Aspirations for Excellence: Alexander Jackson Davis and the First Campus Plan for the University of Michigan, 1838

by Julia M. Truettner
     
 

Alexander Jackson Davis and his role in the University of Michigan's early architectural development
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Alexander Jackson Davis and his role in the University of Michigan's early architectural development

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780472112777
Publisher:
University of Michigan Press/Regional
Publication date:
10/13/2003
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 12.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
List of Abbreviations
Introduction1
Michigan's First University Is Launched5
Davis versus Young9
Ammi Burnham Young15
Alexander Jackson Davis20
The Ann Arbor Campus 1838-5055
The College Designs of Alexander Jackson Davis119
The Classical Controversy125
The Ann Arbor Campus 1850-85144
Conclusion158
Epilogue160
Appendix163
Bibliography177
Index189

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