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Robert S. Linton Hall (Library-Museum)

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1881, Charles A. Marsh, Mr. Appleyard (W. P. Appleyard?), supervising architect; 1947 addition, Bowd-Munson. W. Circle Dr.
  • (Photograph by Kathryn Bishop Eckert)

This High Victorian Romanesque symmetrical brick, limestone, and fieldstone building served as the library and museum and then as the president's office. It was renamed Linton Hall after Robert S. Linton, who, as registrar, introduced the innovative perforated IBM class enrollment card in 1939.

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Kathryn Bishop Eckert


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Kathryn Bishop Eckert, "Robert S. Linton Hall (Library-Museum)", [East Lansing, Michigan], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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Cover: Buildings of Michigan

Buildings of Michigan, Kathryn Bishop Eckert. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 297-297.

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