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Gerstacker International House, 1970

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US Census Block # 34-117 (Block 57)

“Gerstacker International House” is headquarters for the Diehl International Studies Program. The building also is a residential language instruction facility for more than 60 students taking courses in Spanish, German or French. Completed in 1970, the building incorporates continental features, including the Rottenbiller Memorial Garden in the central courtyard. The International House is named for Rollin M. Gerstacker, a pioneer in equipment engineering (1998-99 Albion College Academic Catalog).”

Rottenbiller Memorial Garden in the central courtyard.

Large living room space between the garden and kitchen.


Source: Isaac Kremer, 2001.

From the Albion College Archives

Rollin Gerstacker International House

Rollin Gerstacker

All photographs are from the Albion College Archives Photograph Files, unless otherwise noted.


Networked Resources
International Week examines world reactions to 9/11.” (2002, Nov. 11). Albion College News. Retrieved 10 June 2003,
“I-Week: Exploring China’s Future.” (2001, Feb. 16). Pleiad. Retrieved 10 June 2003,
Little, Rebecca. (1999, Nov. 19). “CIE offers predeparture.” Pleiad. Retrieved 10 June 2003,
Nave, Matt. (1996, Nov. 1). “I-Week cultures awareness.” Pleiad. Retrieved 10 June 2003,
Hoffman, Joselyn. (1997, Oct. 31). “Our Neighbor to the North.” Pleiad. Retrieved 10 June 2003,

Source: Albion College Archives, 2003 [Downloaded July 3, 2003]

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