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Performing Arts Center, 1975 - 1976

 File — Box: 918, Folder: 14

Series Description

From the Record Group:

(1) BOARD OF TRUSTEES FILES. 1977-1979. 0.7 cu. ft.

Records documenting Harden's relations with the Michigan State University Board of Trustees. The files consist largely of correspondence and memoranda between Harden and various board members concerning all facets of University governance. The folders of general correspondence and correspondence with individual board members are particularly valuable for providing insight into the various issues dealt with in board meetings. Arranged alphabetically by subject.


This diverse series includes all materials directly related to the operation of the University except for records included in the BOARD OF TRUSTEES and UNIVERSITY COMMITTEES series. The files were maintained in a hierarchical arrangement with individual academic departments filed under the college to which they belonged. The records are mainly correspondence and memoranda, but also include reports and working papers. Arranged alphabetically by subject.

(3) UNIVERSITY COMMITTEES. 1977-1979. 0.3 cu. ft.

Records of various committees and governing boards which existed under the Harden administration. Record types include correspondence, reports, and meeting minutes. Arranged alphabetically by committee name.

(4) INTERCOLLEGIATE ORGANIZATIONS. 1977-1980. 1.2 cu. ft.

Correspondence, reports, and meeting minutes of various academic organizations to which Harden and MSU belonged. The records are useful in documenting institutional cooperation between MSU and other universities through the Office of the President. Arranged alphabetically by name of organization.

(5) FOUNDATIONS AND CORPORATIONS. 1977-1979. 0.3 cu. ft.

Correspondence documenting Harden's relationship with various foundations and corporations. Most of the materials deal with the University's attempts to secure funding for various research and building projects. Arranged alphabetically by name of foundation or corporation.

(6) STATE AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT. 1976-1979. 0.7 cu. ft.

Files on matters concerning the University and State and Federal government agencies. Comprised of correspondence and reports on a wide variety of topics. Arranged alphabetically by department or agency name.

(7) SPEECHES AND STATEMENTS. 1978-1979. 1 folder

Copies of speeches Harden made at various commencements during the years 1978-1979. Arranged chronologically

(8) MISCELLANEOUS. 1978. 0.3 cu. ft. A scrapbook of newspaper clippings concerning University related events during the Harden presidency. Arranged alphabetically by subject

(9) RESTRICTED FILES. 1977-1979. 0.5 cu. ft.

Records which must be considered confidential under statutes governing right to privacy.


  • Creation: 1975 - 1976


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Series 9 contains restricted files.


From the Record Group: 6.5 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