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Detroit Osteopathic Hospital and Bi County Community Hospital, Visits, 1976 - 1979

 File — Box: 2365, Folder: 50

Scope and Contents

From the Record Group:

This collection is divided into twelve series.

Series 1 is the Michigan College of Osteopathic Medicine and includes the earliest records in the formation of Michigan’s osteopathic college (1962 – 1975). Items of particular note are the annual reports, minutes and reports from the board of trustees, clippings and reports related to the creation of the college and its transfer to Michigan State University and MCOM publications.

Series 2 is the Michigan Osteopathic College Foundation (1967 – 2001). The series currently consists of 8 folders. Records include Annual Ball materials (1975 – 2001), annual report, financial records, and minutes.

Series 3 is the COM Alumni Association (1976 – 1999) which was founded in 1974. The series currently consists of 12 folders that include events, correspondence, and annual reports (1980 – 1987).

Series 4 is the College of Osteopathic Medicine records (1959 – 2010) and contains the bulk of the material in this collection. Important to this record set are the materials documenting the college’s policies, student degree fulfillment, and history. Meeting materials and correspondence make up another important part of this record set and include the Council of Affiliated Hospitals, Michigan Center for Osteopathic Education (1972 – 1983), American Osteopathic Association, and other committees (postdoctoral training, clinical education, curriculum changes, OMSPLAN, advisory committee, and osteopathic medical education). There are also records related to interaction and visits to affiliated hospitals including Bay Osteopathic, Botsford General, Zieger Osteopathic, Detroit Osteopathic, Flint Osteopathic, Grand Rapids Osteopathic, Lansing General, Martin Place, Mt. Clemens General, Oakland General, Pontiac Osteopathic, Riverside Osteopathic, Saginaw Osteopathic, and Traverse City Osteopathic. Published materials include brochures, bulletins, catalogs, programs, studies, and reports. Specific items of note are a student prepared history of the creation of the college and a memo regarding the conversion of Fee Hall into an instructional medical facility. Note: There are some folders of unsorted materials and these are identified accordingly.

Series 5 is the Unit III Clinical Training records of COM (1974 – 1983). These include protocols (1974 – 1982), guidebooks (1970 – 1971), course materials, and curriculum planning.

Series 6 is Academic Program Planning and Review (APP&R) records of COM (1987 – 2000).

Series 8 is Volumes (1969 – 1971). The volumes consist of Course Objective Guidelines (1970 - 1971), Junior Programs (1970 - 1971), and Curriculum (1969 – 1970)

Series 9 is College of Osteopathic Medicine Yearbooks which contains photos of class members and activities.

Series 10 is the Audio / Visual materials of COM (1975 – 1981). This currently consists of audio cassettes and black and white photographic prints. The audio cassettes are recordings of the groundbreaking ceremony for the MCOM building and the 1975 Hooding and Reception. Photographs are from Hooding and Receptions (1973 – 1979) and people associated with the college.

Series 11 contains Annual Reports created by the College.

Series 12 lists Serials affiliated with the College.


  • Creation: 1976 - 1979


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Access Restricted for Box 2387, Folder 5.


From the Record Group: 16.5 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

From the Record Group: English

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US