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Michigan State University Bicentennial Coordinating Committee records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-13.3.4

Scope and Contents

Records of the Michigan State University Bicentennial Coordinating Committee include correspondence, grant proposals, lectures, news releases, and miscellaneous papers pertaining to University's involvement with celebrating the Bicentennial of the United States. There are also records detailing the activities of the State of Michigan Bicentennial Commission. Topics covered in depth include information on the "Perspectives on the Land" television series, the Michigan Folk Art Project, and grant applications to the Michigan Council for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Note that in the series "MSU Bicentennial Coordinating Committee - Meetings," the files marked "notes and memos" contain the minutes of the committee's meetings.


  • Creation: 1973 - 1978


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

In October 1975, Michigan State University was designated the official Bicentennial University by the American Revolution Bicentennial Administration for the State of Michigan. The University Bicentennial Coordinating Committee was formed in October 1974 to decide on projects the University would sponsor and to assist in the production of those projects.


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Related Archival Materials

See also Michigan State University Museum records (UA 3.19)

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University.

Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Michigan State University (U.S.) Bicentennial Coordinating Committee Records
4 Published And Cataloged
W. Miller
February, 2015
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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