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Alwynelle Self Ahl Collection

Identifier: UA-17.339

Scope and Contents

The collection contains black and white photographs of Ray Self and Alwynelle Self Ahl wearing Michigan State College clothing and apparel in 1949 and 1950. There are two photos of Ray Self, age 3, wearing a cap with a Spartan S and a green and white suite. He is posing with a stuffed elephant with MSU on it. There is also a photo of Ray and Alwynelle at the beach wearing MSU green and white wool jackets. The clothing was a gift from their uncle, MSU professor Alvin Parker. The photos contain captions on the back describing the colors and there is also a note from the donor describing the clothing as well as contains biographical information.


  • Creation: 1949 - 1950


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

Alwynelle Self Ahl taught at Michigan State University from 1967 to 1987 as a professor in the Department of Natural Sciences. She received her DVM degree in 1987. Her uncle is Alvin Parker who was a professor in the Physical Science Department.


0.1 Cubic Feet (3 Photos.)

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Custodial History

Gift of Alwynelle Self Ahl.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University.

Property Rights: Michigan State University.



Alwynelle Self Ahl Collection
Ahl (Alwynelle Self) Collection
3 Ready For Cataloging
S. Roberts
October 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