Harold J. McGarvey collection
Scope and Content
This collection contains photographs and negatives of buildings, some during construction, at Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) taken by Harold J. McGarvey. There are also photographs and negatives of what appears to be the East Lansing area.
- 1937, 1939
- McGarvey, Harold J. (Person)
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.
Harold J. McGarvey (1910-1981) was from Dearborn, Michigan. McGarvey earned his B.S. in electrical engineering in 1932 from Michigan State College (Michigan State University). While a student, he was a member of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers. In 1936, he married Virginia Chandler in Detroit. According to the M.S.C. Record (February 1939 issue), he was working as a development engineer for the Colonial Radio Corporation in Buffalo, New York. He later worked for Jeffers Electronics in DuBois, Pennsylvania.
His son, Lee McGarvey, donated the photographs and negatives to MSU.
0.1 Cubic Feet
Language of Materials
Photographs were donated to the Provost Linda O. Stanford who transferred to MSU Archives in 2006.
Copyright: Michigan State University.
Property Rights: Michigan State University.
- College buildings -- Design and construction
- College buildings -- Michigan -- East Lansing
- College campuses -- Michigan -- East Lansing
- East Lansing (Mich.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
- Michigan State University. Auditorium
- Michigan State University. Beaumont Tower
- Michigan State University. Buildings
- Michigan State University. Buildings. Band Shell
- Michigan State University. Buildings. Jenison Field House
- Michigan State University. Buildings. Kedzie Hall
- Michigan State University. Buildings. Williams Hall
- Michigan State University. Museum
- Michigan State University. Olds Hall
- Michigan State University. Wells Hall
- Harold J. McGarvey Collection
- 3 Ready For Cataloging
- D. Sherwood
- October 2014
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.