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Howland House collection

Identifier: UA-12.4.2

Scope and Content

The Howland House collection contains reunion materials and photograph boards. The reunion materials consist of photocopies of information sheets from former members in which the members describe their lives since they left Howland House, with some containing images of themselves. These information sheets appear to be from the 1992 reunion. There is also an update from 2010 which includes copies of interior and exterior photographs of Howland House in 2010. The collection also includes photographs of the original interior and exterior of Howland House mounted on poster board.


  • Creation: 1948, 1992, 2010

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. Researchers are encouraged to contact the original creator as well.

Historical Note

Howland House was bought in 1948 by fifty Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) students (many of them World War II veterans) to form a student housing cooperative. Howland House has moved twice and is now located at 415 M.A.C. Avenue in East Lansing, Michigan. Howland House is currently part of the MSU Student Housing Cooperative.


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Language of Materials


Custodial History

Transferred by the MSU Alumni Association.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Howland House Collection
4 Published And Cataloged
S. Roberts
September 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
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