Associated Students of MSU records (ASMSU)
Scope and Content
The records of the Associated Students of Michigan State University (ASMSU) include policy codes, meeting minutes, agendas, proposals, reports, correspondence with campus and other universities' departments and officials, materials relating to ASMSU presidents, handbooks, news clippings, fact sheets, press bulletins, and scrapbooks.
Topics of interest in the records include People’s Park, women’s curfew for dormitories, Women’s Inter-Residence Council, Men’s Hall Association, student protests and demonstrations, Students for a Democratic Society, Students for an Alternative Candidate, reactions to MSU policy, student government, Big Ten Students Association, Rose Bowls (1954, 1956, 1966) and the National Student Association.
Also included are two audio cassettes of the student council orientation from 1986.
Also included are slides of 1978 ASMSU activities taken by Lynda Loomis, ASMSU Media relations. Images include ASMSU members meeting, ASMSU offices, fraternity and sorority houses, and the Lamda Chi Alpha races. There are also images of the State News, dorm workers, East Lansing Court and East Lansing City Hall, Pop Entertainment offices, Mariah, Black Notes, Legislative Relations, Legal Services, ASMSU secretary, Student Board, Office of Black Affairs, Jazz Showcase, Video Workshop, Business Office, Gay/Lesbian office, and ASMSU President Daniel Jones and MSU President Edgar Harden meeting.
- 1940 - 2010
- Majority of material found within 1954 - 2010
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.
Associated Students of Michigan State University (ASMSU) was created in 1965 by the presidents of the Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic Council, Men's Hall Association, Women's Inter-residence Council, Off-Campus Council, University Apartments, Resident's Council, and Inter-Cooperative Council. It became the governing body of the undergraduate student body replacing the All University Student Government (AUSG) when ASMSU joined with the Council of Graduate Students (COGS).
4 Cubic Feet
Language of Materials
Copyright: Michigan State University.
Property Rights: Michigan State University.
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
- College student government -- Michigan -- East Lansing
- College students -- Political activity -- Michigan
- College students -- Services for
- Letters (correspondence)
- Minority college students
- Minutes (Records)
- Press releases
- Sound recordings
- Student movements -- Michigan
- Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.)
- Associated Students of MSU Records
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.