Office of the Registrar records
Scope and Contents
The records are arranged into five series: Office Records, Volumes, Annual Reports, Serials, and Electronic Resources.
The Registrar's records include student records, grades, and exams; entrance applications and exams; applications and registration records for special courses in agriculture (1901); grade averages for residence halls, societies, etc.; instructor lists and teaching loads; internal reports (1964-1969); and miscellaneous administrative material. Student records, grades, and exams are primarily for the period 1870 to 1896.
The Electronic Resources include correspondence in the form of e-mail memos and attachments; Academic Programs as database records (XML files) and PDFs; Descriptions of Courses as database records (XML files) and PDFs; Schedule of Courses as database records (XML files); and the Student Directory as database records (XML files).
- 1857 - 2015
- Hannah, John A., 1902-1991 (Person)
- Michigan State University. Office of the Registrar (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research. There is restricted material in boxes 852 and 853.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
The Office of the Registrar was created in 1914, under the authority of the University President. Prior to 1914, the duties of the Registrar were allocated to the Secretary of the Board of Trustees, and records can be found in the State Board of Agriculture reports. The Registrar has been responsible to several units, but since 1980 has reported to the Assistant Provost for General Academic Administration.
6 Cubic Feet
Language of Materials
Copyright: Michigan State University
Property Rights: Michigan State University
- Office of the Registrar Records
- 3 Ready For Cataloging
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.