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Gaylord M. Burke papers

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Identifier: UA-10.3.52

Scope and Contents

The Gaylord M. Burke papers contain correspondence from the dean of engineering, wishing him luck as he graduated from Michigan State College; from the Trimoira Society, informing him of events happening on campus; and from the director of athletics, informing him that he was the new track manager. The collection also includes a photograph, newspaper clippings, Trimoira dance cards, and programs from the 69th (1926) and 70th (1927) anniversaries of Michigan State College (MSC, now Michigan State University). There is also a 1957 publication from MSC entitled An Introduction to Fraternity Life.


  • Creation: 1925 - 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.

Biographical Note

Gaylord M. Burke was an engineering student at Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) from 1924 to 1927. During that time he was a member of the Trimoira Society. Burke became the freshman track manager in 1925.


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Legal Status

Copyright: 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.

Property Rights: Michigan State University

Gaylord M. Burke Papers
4 Published And Cataloged
H. Hymes
November 2005
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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East Lansing MI 48824 US