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Abbot Hall publications

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-12.7.32

Scope and Contents

The collection contains three issues of Abbot Antecdotes for 1954 to 1955 and one issue of A Bit About Abbot for 1957. The issues include the activities of the Dorm Council, upcoming parties, overheard conversations, "social statistics" that tally the relationship status of all girls in the hall, fraternity pinnings, and the results of inter-hall athletic competitions. The September 1955 issue contains information on housemothers, resident assistants, and living facilities.


  • Creation: 1954 - 1957

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.

Historical Note

A Bit About Abbot began in 1957 and was Abbot Hall's monthly, student-run newspaper. Its predecessor was called Abbot Anecdotes.


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 2 folders)

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Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University

Property Rights: Michigan State University

Abbot Hall Publications
4 Published And Cataloged
J. Chen
March 2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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