Michigan State University. Department of Military Science/ROTC
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Arthur Sorenson collection consists of a scrapbook documenting his college years and a folder of photocopies of materials that were originally in the scrapbook. The scrapbook contains photographs, event programs and ribbons, dance cards, correspondence, announcements, tickets, and newspaper clippings. The photographs depict athletic events, university organizations, school events, candid pictures of students, images of campus, and other miscellaneous events. The scrapbook includes an...
Dates: 1903 - 1913
Scope and Contents The Barbara and Irving Wyeth Collection contains a photo album that appears to have been a souvenir given at the J-Hop dance of 1939. The album contains composite photos of campus buildings, grounds and students. The rest of the album contains images of people, possibly Irving and Barbara Wyeth. Some of the images show people dressed in formal wear and also graduation robes. The album also contains images of an ROTC event outdoors on a field. There is also an image of a man and woman in...
Dates: circa 1939-1941, 1952
Scope and Contents The collection consists of records relating to the Michigan State University Military Science Department/ROTC. The class materials folder contains a receipt listing the uniform items issued to students, a syllabus for MS 102 chronologically listing the subjects covered in the class and chapters in the ROTC manual, and a list of basic concepts and their definitions. There is also a folder of correspondence relating to the creation of a trophy for the top member on the MSU rifle team to be...
Dates: 1885 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1986
Scope and Contents The records of University Services consist primarily of investigation into trends affecting the University; included in this collection are reports on employment trends, staff salary, enrollment, student, staff, and alumni opinions, course loads, and grade distribution. Of special interest are reports, correspondence, monographs, and speeches relating to the question, raised in the 1950s and 1960s, of whether ROTC service on university campuses should be mandatory or remain voluntary. Also...
Dates: 1928 - 1968
Scope and Contents The Don Stevens papers include a variety of materials on higher education, particularly Michigan State University, as well as disputes and conflicts pertaining to it. Some of which includes student protests to campus issues including racial problems, ROTC, and the grape and lettuce boycott. Also in the collection are materials related to labor unions, labor issues and disputes, labor education and legislation, including AFL-CIO statements, magazine articles, speeches, executive board meeting...
Dates: 1944 - 1973
Scope and Content This collection consists of one volume of transcribed letters called "Sunset Ride: A Cavalry Story from World War II". The letters were written by Jack Warren about his time at Michigan State University in the ROTC, his time in the 1st United States Cavalry, and his time in the infantry and cavalry during World War II. The letters are dated from 1943 through 1947. Also included in the volume are bibliographical notes about Jack Warren's life after his service in the military provided by his...
Dates: 1943 - 2010
Scope and Contents This collection contains the reminiscences of Jon L. Young, based on diaries he kept while a student at Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) from 1931 to 1935.Young talks about classes, work, and social activities as well as his family which lived in and around the Lansing area. His memoirs also include photographs of himself, brother, and college friends, and an epilogue which briefly summarizes Young's life after college.Young describes classes...
Dates: April 1986
Scope and Contents This collection contains Senior Week magazines for 1958 and 1959, Department of Accounting curriculum information sheet, alumni membership card, an article about Monroe from 1980, State News issue January 2, 1959, commencement programs from 1959, MSU ROTC commissioning program and invitation (June 1959), blue print of Lot 227 Chesterfield Hills, East Lansing (1936), a 1957 ROTC Summer Camp publication from Fort Campbell, Kentucky, and a photograph of Third Platoon Company F that appears in the...
Dates: 1936, 1957-1961, 1980
Scope and Contents The papers of Maxwell A. Goodwin include a five-page reminiscence titled “Some College Memories,” and ten photographs. Although it does not go into great detail, the reminiscence describes Goodwin’s college days and life after his graduation in 1929. He includes references to his captainship of the fencing team, membership in the Eunomian Society and the ROTC cavalry and social life. He also describes his work experiences immediately following the 1929 stock market crash, and service to the...
Dates: 1926 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1926 - 1929
Collection — Box: 1-2
Dates: 1965 - 1979