Angell Hall

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James Burrill Angell Hall
General information
Location Ann Arbor, Michigan
Address 435 S. State
Coordinates 42°16′36.3″N 83°44′23.7″W / 42.276750°N 83.739917°W / 42.276750; -83.739917
Completed 1924
Owner University of Michigan
Design and construction
Architect Albert Kahn

Angell Hall is an academic building at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. It was previously connected to the University Hall building, which was replaced by Mason Hall and Haven Hall.[1] Angell Hall is named in honor of James Burrill Angell, who was the University's president from 1871-1909.

The Angell Hall Observatory is located on the fifth floor roof of Angell Hall.[2]

On March 24, 1965, Angell Hall was the site of the first teach-in protesting the Vietnam War. More than 3,000 people attended the all-night program of seminars, rallies and speeches held in response to the recent escalation of American involvement in the conflict.[3]


  1. ^ MacInnes, Margo (2 December 1979). A Guide to the Campus of the University of Michigan. University of Michigan Press. p. 36. ISBN 978-0-472-61300-7. 
  2. ^ "Angell hosts star gazers' open house". The Michigan Daily. 6 September 2002. 
  3. ^ VanDeMark, Brian (1991). Into the Quagmire: Lyndon Johnson and the Escalation of the Vietnam War. Oxford: Oxford University Press. p. 120. ISBN 0195065069. 

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