Michigan State College
Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.