Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Michigan College of Mines
MICHIGAN COLLEGE OF MINES, a mining school at Houghton, Mich., part of the University of Michigan, founded in 1885. In the college there are 157 students with a faculty numbering 26. Nine college buildings make the physical basis of the institution, one of which is a library containing 30,000 volumes. Its entire support is the appropriation granted by the State of Michigan.