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Robert Gartung collection

Identifier: UA-10.3.304

Scope and Contents

The Robert Gartung collection contains photographs of campus taken from 1935 to 1950 and 1984. The photos include Old Horticulture building, Entomology building, Student Services, Beaumont Tower, and the Spartan Statue. There are also photographs of the horticulture gardens next to the Old Horticulture building, the Red Cedar River in winter, as well as a photograph of Robert Gartung in graduation robes.


  • Creation: 1935-1950, 1984


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

Robert Arthur Gartung (1921-2004) was from Lansing, Michigan. He graduated from Michigan State College in 1942 with a degree in Business Administration. After graduation he severed as an assistant to the Personal Officer of the State Agriculture Department. Robert Gartung wife's name was Leah.


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Custodial History

Gift of Diane Gartung.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University.

Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Robert Gartung collection
3 Ready For Cataloging
J. Makowski
July 2013
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US