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Michigan State University. History


Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Clarence H. Suelter collection

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.227
Scope and Contents The collection contains information about different science programs at Michigan State University compiled by Suelter. Some of the materials are photocopies. There is substantial information relating to Robert C. Kedzie, as well as historical overviews of many natural science programs. Also included are an exhibit catalog for Sesquicentennial Celebration: The Natural Sciences at Michigan State University, 1855-2005 which Suelter created and ...
Dates: 1876 - 2014

Elton B. Hill papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.67
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection contains material relating to the issues that interested Hill most as a teacher and researcher. He taught a number of courses on farm appraisal and agricultural finance, and his reference material appears here. Land tenure, especially the legal and moral implications of father-son partnerships and farm ownership transfers, were of special interest to him.In addition to this, there is also a scrapbook and some memorabilia from his college days at...
Dates: 1862 - 1972

Faith Kedzie Dutton book

Identifier: UA-28.12
Scope and Contents The collection contains the book A Boy's View of Michigan Agricultural College in the 1890s. The book uses issues of The Eagle to look at life at Michigan Agricultural College (M.A.C., now Michigan State University) in 1892-1893. The Eagle was a small newspaper published by Dutton’s father, Roscoe Kedzie, when he was a teenager living with his grandfather, Robert C....
Dates: 1982

Gerald Baldwin collection

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.271
Scope and Contents

The Gerald Baldwin scrapbook contains autograph and memory pages, Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) event programs and dance cards, a class rivalry poster, newspaper clippings pertaining to various class events, and basketball, football, and hockey schedules. There are also photographs of the campus, football circa 1917-1921, military on campus in 1918, and the 1921 JHop dance. Also included is a M.A.C. pin.

Dates: circa 1917-1921

Kristine Vogel papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.161
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one copy of the site project paper entitled "Shaping Michigan State University," a group research project for IAH 201, authored in part by the donor. The paper documents the history of MSU, its buildings, campus, role of women and minorities and the effects of war. The paper is divided into five chapters, each dealing with an issue that affected Michigan State University. Chapter 1 covers “Creation, Construction, and Infrastructure,” Chapter 2 covers “Education...
Dates: 1994

Lauren Pringle Brown papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.153
Scope and Content The collection contains track and cross country meet results, NCAA programs, and newspaper articles. Also included is a scrapbook put together by Brown containing newspaper clippings and other memorabilia about track events Brown participated in and coached. Also in the collection are records from the MSU Alumni Association including presidential correspondence, Alumni Association Board minutes, and programs for events such as the Annual Smoker, football outings, golf outings and...
Dates: 1927 - 1962

Madison Kuhn collection

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.107
Scope and Contents The Madison Kuhn collection consists of materials accumulated by Kuhn during his tenure as University Historian. This collection, which was drawn from his reference files, constitutes only a small portion of the total documentation which he donated to the Archives. A large number of manuscript materials have been transferred, based on their provenance, to other University Archives collections. This collection deals largely, but not exclusively, with the history of Michigan State...
Dates: 1827 - 1966

Mayo family papers

Identifier: UA-28.1
Scope and Contents Over fifty Civil War letters of Perry Mayo, written to his family in Calhoun County, Michigan, from June 1861 to May 1864, constitute the bulk of this collection. They include vivid descriptions of battles, marches, military personnel and camp life, together with observations on the conduct of the war. Also in this collection are numerous and fragmentary attempts at genealogy, with related correspondence which, in addition to Mayo, include such family names as Angell, Bryant,...
Dates: 1861 - 1966

Robert L. Christensen papers

Identifier: c-00572
Scope and Contents The papers of Robert L. Christensen consist of "The Third Leg of the Stool Kenyon Butterfield and the Smith-Lever Act of 1914" by Robert L. Christensen and computer printouts of a photo of the S.S. Kenyon Butterfield and a brief history of the ship."The Third Leg of the Stool Kenyon Butterfield and the Smith-Lever Act of 1914" follows Kenyon L. Butterfield's career in the promotion of agriculture extension. Also included is information on Seaman Knapp who also advocated...
Dates: 1995, undated

Robert Maleczka papers

Identifier: UA-17.317
Scope and Content

This collection includes the digital files for the presentation titled No one was killed or seriously hurt in the process - chemistry during the early days of MSU, the pioneer land grant college given by Robert Maleczka.

Dates: 2012

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Photographs 6
Publications 5
Scrapbooks 5
Letters (correspondence) 4
Postcards 3
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Reports 3
Universities and colleges -- Faculty 3
College campuses -- Michigan -- East Lansing 2
College students -- Michigan -- East Lansing 2
Family histories 2
Account books 1
Agricultural colleges -- Michigan 1
Agricultural extension work 1
Agriculture -- Economic aspects 1
Agriculture -- Michigan 1
Alpena County (Mich.) 1
Annual reports 1
Biochemistry -- Study and teaching 1
Books 1
Branch County (Mich.) 1
Brochures 1
Cartes-de-visite (card photographs) 1
Cheboygan County (Mich.) 1
Chemistry -- Study and teaching 1
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 1
College buildings 1
College environment 1
College facilities 1
College students 1
Course materials 1
Faculty housing 1
Farm management 1
Farmers' institutes -- Michigan 1
Farms -- Valuation 1
Ingham County (Mich.) 1
Interviews 1
Iron County (Mich.) 1
Kent County (Mich.) 1
Land tenure 1
Lansing (Mich.) 1
Lectures 1
Ledgers (account books) 1
Lenawee County (Mich.) 1
Manuscripts 1
Minorities 1
Minority college students 1
Minutes (Records) 1
Motion pictures 1
Natural history -- Study and teaching 1
Newaygo County (Mich.) 1
Newsletters 1
Oral histories 1
Pamphlets 1
Populism -- Kansas -- History -- 19th century 1
Saginaw County (Mich.) 1
Saint Clair County (Mich.) 1
Saint Joseph County (Mich.) 1
Science -- Study and teaching (Higher) 1
Speeches 1
Sports films 1
State universities and colleges -- United States 1
Student activities 1
The eagle (Lansing, Mich.) 1
Track and field 1
Track and field coaches 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Universities and colleges -- Michigan -- East Lansing 1
War 1
Wexford County (Mich.) 1
Women 1
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