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Community Development Programs records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-3.3.1

Scope and Contents

The records of the Institute of Community Development include papers and reports on Michigan police departments; studies on various topics of Michigan communities and community development agencies; and guides, handbooks, and reports pertaining to Michigan local government. Of particular interest: a study on the economic feasibility of the proposed Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore (1961), the preliminary report of the Upper Peninsula Authority for Regional Development (1962), a paper entitled "Detroit: Agenda for Fiscal Survival" (1971), and a report to the Michigan State Boundary Commission on the cities of Burton, Carmen, and Genesee (1970).


  • Creation: 1957 - 1973


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

Since its inception in 1954, Community Development Programs has reported to Lifelong Education Programs. Previous names are Community Services (1954-1959) and Community Development Institute (1959-1981).


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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.

Community Development Programs Records
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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