Michigan State University. Beaumont Tower
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one CD-ROM with 25 images of campus during the February 2, 2011 snow day at Michigan State University. On this day classes were canceled and non-essential faculty and staff were told not to report to work due to a snow storm. The images taken by Chris Edwards include campus buildings including Beaumont Tower, Cowles House and dormitories, campus street scenes, students playing in the snow, and one image of a buried car. Images are in both black and white and color.
Dates: 2011 - 2011
Scope and Contents The collection consists of records from the architectural firm of Donaldson and Meier relating to the building of Beaumont Tower. The materials include original plans, structural calculations, drawings of plaques, a blueprint map of the circle area of campus, and photographs. The photographs include an image of laying the cornerstone, images of the tower in various stages of completion, Donaldson in front of the tower, dedication day, and dedication day with student body.
Dates: 1927 - 1932
Scope and Contents The Frances Potter collection contains postcards, a brochure and a photograph. The postcards include an image of the sunken garden in the Beal Botanical Garden at Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) with a note on the back about attending Farm Women's Week as a delegate from the Home Economics Club in July 1934. Other postcards show Beaumont Tower, Home Economics Building, and Mary Mayo Hall. The brochure is for the new dormitory for women and includes a description of the...
Dates: circa 1930-1934
Scope and Contents This collection contains research compiled by Harold Bond Fields. One set of research notes pertains to Captain Ransford D. Bucknam. This research is composed of newspaper clippings, handwritten notes, correspondence, and some rough drafts of a biography on Bucknam. The last will and testament of Bucknam’s adoptive mother, Julia A. Elliott, is also included. Another set of research notes relates to Edward H. Ryder, dean and history professor at Michigan State University. This...
Dates: 1894-1988, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs and negatives of buildings, some during construction, at Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) taken by Harold J. McGarvey. There are also photographs and negatives of what appears to be the East Lansing area.
Dates: 1937, 1939
Content Description The collection consists of seven slides of campus take by Neal McLain during a visit to Michigan State University in 1959. The slides show Beaumont Tower, Red Cedar River, two images of Kellog Center, tulips by a pathway ligth at night, an unidentified building, and a bridge pathway with the stadium in the distance.
Collection — Container: Box 5964
Scope and Contents The Patricia Johannes collection consists of the history of the Michigan State University Carillon and Beaumont Tower and MSU carillonneurs including biographic information, event information, articles, and photographs. Also included is sheet music that was arranged for the carillon, a thesis titled, "Carillon at Beaumont Tower" by Sally Harwood, and biographical information about a MSU carillonneur, William E. Vajda. The folders are in chronological order from 1995 to 2017 and came...
Dates: 1985 - 2018
Scope and Contents Note The Robert B. Brown collection contains motion picture film, slides, negatives and color transparencies. The film reels are mostly unidentified but may contain footage of an MSU football game, football practice, Hubbard Hall(?) in winter, Intramural building, labs and offices, children's field trip to a planetarium. Images in the collection include aerial views of Michigan State University, campus buildings, faculty and staff working, students, students in dorm rooms, classroom scenes,...
Dates: 1950-1970, undated
Scope and Content The records of the Tower Guard consist of minutes, reports, correspondence, memos, agendas, and scrapbooks. The records have been created by the students in the organization and are rather informal and vary in their content. In addition, there are a large number of undated records. The minute book contains a brief history of the Tower Guard and minutes of the meetings from 1933 to 1944. The administrative folder contains the Articles of the Tower Guard and the Preamble. The agendas folder...
Dates: 1933 - 2012