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Michigan State College

 Organization

Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:

Dan Creyts collection

 Collection
Identifier: 00245
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of seven film reels and one videocassette of Belgian draft horse footage, some indicating they were shot at horse shows in March 1942 in Lafayette and Indianapolis. Some reels appear brittle and should not be viewed. There appears to be reel 1 and 2 for some of the shows. These films have been numbered #1161-1168.

Dates: 1942

Diploma collection

 Record Group
Identifier: 00000-Diploma
Scope and Content

The Diploma collection is an artificial collection comprised of college diplomas from various record groups or accessions.

Dates: Various

Edward H. Ryder papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.40
Scope and Contents The Edward H. Ryder collection contains correspondence, travel information from his trip around the world in 1923 and personal remembrances, including memorials and programs. Also found in the collection are materials pertaining to his wife, Georgia Smyth Ryder. The collection also contains correspondence to and from both Edward and Georgia Ryder. It includes copies of their original birth certificates as well as their obituaries. The bulk of the material relates to Edward Ryder and his...
Dates: 1854 - 1955

Elnora and Richard Leyes papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.310
Scope and Contents

The Elnora and Richard Leyes collection contains class notes and course material from Michigan State College (now Michigan State University), National Sales and Management Rally for Florists Lectures for 1951 and 1952, as well as a small amount of biographical information and history of the Janesville Floral Company. The class materials include horticulture, landscape architecture, as well as botany, chemistry, entomology, business accounting and other classes.

Dates: 1946-1952, Undated

Esther Smith Brown papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.262
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a short reminiscence of the veterinary medical program and the beginning of the medical biology program at Michigan State College (now Michigan State University). The medical biology program, the first to offer the Bachelor of Science degree in the United States, was later renamed the medical technology program.

Dates: 2007

Ethel Rathke papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-17.441
Scope and Contents

The bulk of this collection consists of scrapbooks. The twenty scrapbooks are filled with newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and pictures covering such diverse topics as World War II, the Middle East, Lansing and East Lansing, Japanese culture and flower gardening. Also included are Ethel Rathke's prose and poetry and her correspondence with publishing companies, friends, and acquaintances.

Dates: 1900 - 1970

First TV Show, 1948

 Item — Reel 75
Scope and Contents

A documentary production created by Michigan State College (MSC), this program first aired on WWJ-TV in May of 1948. Footage includes an introduction by MSC President John A. Hannah, scenes portrayed by MSC students, and various shots of the campus and its buildings.

Dates: 1948

Frances Potter collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA-28.31
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, the Home Economics Building, and Mary Mayo Hall. The brochure is for the new dormitory for women and includes a description...
Dates: circa 1930-1934

Frederick C. Belen papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.142
Scope and Contents The Frederick C. Belen papers contain photographs related to Belen's career. Images include scenes of Belen with people and groups, including giving speeches, presenting gifts to dignitaries, and on tours. There are also photographs of groups without Belen, and of Belen's office. There are photographs of Dwight D. Eisenhower, Hubert Humphrey, Lyndon B. Johnson, John F. Kennedy and W. Marvin Watson. Other images include mail trucks with logos on them about the new use of ZIP codes....
Dates: 1942 - 1969

Glenford S. Leonard papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.175
Scope and Contents

The Glenford S. Leonard papers contain primarily information on Leonard’s post-Michigan State University career. One topic, which became a specialty of Leonard’s, and which is covered extensively in the collection is the integration of police and fire services. Leonard helped implement the integration in several towns in Michigan and often checked the progress of integration in other communities.

Dates: 1956 - 1993