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University Archives and Historical Collections records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-3.7

Scope and Contents

The records of the University Archives and Historical Collections consist of brochures and flyers, published guides to the Historical Collections, a records control manual (1973), Disaster Plans, photographs, a time capsule, a DVD (2005) highlighting the Archives’ resources, and other publications.

The Electronic Resources include images used in the University Archives and Historical Collections Calendar for 2003 and 2004; digital photographs and documents from the UAHC sponsored screening for the 2012 East Lansing Film Festival; digital photographs documenting the 2014 dedication of the Morrill Kiosk on the site of Morrill Hall; two student made video projects, Sparty mascot (2010) and class rivalries (2011); digital photographs of a local WKAR-AM Transmitter tower house; and materials from the “Through the Banks of the Red Cedar” Open House event, hosted at the Archives on September 10, 2015.

Dates

  • 1969 - 2019

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Restricted materials noted in the inventory.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Historical Note

The Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections (UAHC) was founded on November 21, 1969 by the Board of Trustees. Since beginning operations in 1969, UAHC has been managed by several different administrative units.

1969-1976: Executive Vice President and Secretary of the Board of Trustees (jointly with the Provost)
1976-1977: Executive Vice President and Vice President for Administration and State Relations’ Assistant Vice President of Administration (jointly with the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs)
1977-1979: Executive Vice President and Vice President for Administration and State Relations (jointly with the Office of Academic Services)
1979-1980: Executive Vice President and Vice President for Administration and State Relations
1980-1985: MSU Libraries (jointly with Vice President for Administration and Public Affairs)
1985-1996: MSU Libraries
1996-2012: Libraries, Computing, and Technology
2012-2015: IT Services
2016-September 2018: Associate Provost for Academic Service and Enrollment Management
October 2018 - Current: MSU Libraries


The Historical Collections were administered by the Museum prior to being transferred to the newly created University Archives in 1969. The Land-Grant Research Center (1967-1970) was absorbed by UAHC in 1970.

Extent

1.5 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Preservica Public URL

https://msu.access.preservica.com/archive/sdb%3Acollection|c840787f-f42f-4c22-a8c5-cbca3c3c1858/

Legal Status

Donor(s) have transferred any applicable copyright to Michigan State University but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred. Copyright restrictions may apply. Property Rights: Michigan State University.
Title
University Archives and Historical Collections Records
Status
3 Ready For Cataloging
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
  • TypeCollection

Repository Details

Part of the Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Contact:
Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US
517-355-2330