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Michigan Tuberculosis Association records

Identifier: 00077

Scope and Contents

This collection includes materials and records of the Michigan Tuberculosis Association from 1909 to 1966. Materials for the years 1925 to 1950 are quite complete, but they are sparse for the periods 1909 to 1924 and 1951 to 1966.

A variety of types of materials make up the collection. There are official reports of the Executive Committee and the Board of Trustees, as well as field workers' reports. There are numerous directives and correspondence on policy and functioning procedures. Manuscripts, radio material, and newspaper clippings are included for most years. There is correspondence between the Association and the National Association and various state associations. There is also some foreign correspondence. The bulk of the material, however, is made up of communications between the Michigan Association and its affiliated locals, and most of this material relates to such matters as seal sales, sanatoria, and the early diagnosis campaign.


  • Creation: 1909 - 1966


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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


43 Cubic Feet (, 3 volumes)

Language of Materials



The materials are divided into categories and follow a particular order in each year. This scheme is as follows: I. Annual Reports A. Executive Committee and Board of Trustees B. Financial Reports C. Department Reports D. Miscellaneous II. Organization A. General Correspondence B. Board of Trustee and Executive Committee C. Meeting 1. National Tuberculosis Association 2. Michigan Tuberculosis Association 3. Mississippi Valley Conference Association 4. Miscellaneous D. Policy E. Functioning F. Finance G. Local Organizations H. Membership I. Personnel J. Insurance and Bonding K. Equipment and Supplies L. Miscellaneous III. Legislation A. Michigan Laws B. Michigan Legislation (Bills) C. Michigan Legislation (Proposals) D. Tuberculosis Legislation in Other States E. Federal Legislation F. Promotional Literature IV. Sanatoria A. Case Findings and Admissions B. Sanatoria Staff C. Construction Mehtods D. Promotion Campaigns E. Preventoria, Children's Wards, Open Air Schools F. Methods of Treatment and Care G. Rehabilitation/Patient Services H. Fellow-ups/Discharged Patients I. Death Studies J. Miscellaneous V. Child Health Education A. Princess Watassa B. Distribution of Health Education Materials C. Film Bureau D. Speakers Bureau E. School Health Consultant F. Modern Health Crusade G. Wolverine Health Bulletin Correspondence H. Contests I. Health Education Materials J. Miscellaneous VI. Seal Sales A. Publicity 1. Annual Kits 2. General 3. Special for youth B. Statistics and Studies C. Financial D. Seal Sale Contracts E. Campaign Supplies F. Conflicting Seal Sales G. General Correspondence H. Miscellaneous VII. Early Diagnosis Campaign A. General Correspondence and Requests B. Special Reports and Projects C. Educational Programs D. Correspondence on Nurse's Role and Training E. Exhibits F. Lectures and Speeches G. Films H. Statistics I. Clinics 1. Clinic Correspondence 2. Miscellaneous Summary Reports 3. Case Study Correspondence 4. Miscellaneous Sample Forms J. Form Letters K. Publications Correspondence L. Book and Publication Lists M. Functioning/Miscellaneous VIII. Field Workers Reports and Correspondence IX. Manuscripts X. Publications XI. Newspaper Releases XII. Newspaper Clippings XIII. Radio XIV. Miscellaneous

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.

Michigan Tuberculosis Association Records
4 Published And Cataloged
P. Georghegan and M. Hobson
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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