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Storrs Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.272

Scope and Contents

The Storrs Family Collections consists of MSU photographs and memorabilia from the Storrs family. The material came from Alice Crafts Storrs class of 1915, Delbert E. Storrs class of 1917, and Flora May Storrs Buday class of 1944. Images include class rush and class rivalry, 1915 J-Hop, MAC carnival, rules for 1912 MAC carnival, and the military band on the football field. There is also an image of the first touchdown at the October 18, 1913 MAC vs University of Michigan Football game, and image of Ferry Field at the University of Michigan at the October 13, 1913 game. There are also images of campus scenes and buildings including College Hall on a postcard, fountain in a garden, Horticultural Laboratory (Eustace-Cole Hall), Weather Bureau building, Old Botany building, postcard of Morrill Hall Women's Building. There are also photos of the class of 1914 and class of 1915, students in dining in Club C in 1915, a group of students labeled Abbot 1914, as well as unidentified groups of students and unidentified portraits. Also included is a page about an MSU football game in the "Detroit Saturday Night" newspaper with an article about the October 25 MAC football game against Wisconsin, dance card from the Ionian Literary Society October 13, 1915, 5th Annual MAC night Class of 1915 ribbon, and a program for a picnic at Pine Lake in 1915 for the organizations Omicorn Nu, Alpha Zeta, Tau Beta Pi, and Scabbard and Blade.

Dates

  • 1912-1915, undated

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.

Biographical Note

Delbert E. Storrs was born on April 26, 1892 in Swartz Creek Michigan. He graduated in 1917 with a degree in agriculture. He passed away on May 28, 1975 in Edinburg, Texas. Alice Crafts Storrs graduated in 1915 with a degree in home economics. She was born in 1893 and passed away in 1980. Alice and Delbert were married, and Flora is one of their three daughters. Flora May Storrs graduated in 1944 receiving a degree in home economics.

Extent

0.25 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University.

Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Title
Storrs Family Collection
Status
3 Ready For Cataloging
Date
July 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

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