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Clyde W. Dow papers

Identifier: UA-17.401

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Dow's doctor of education degree from 1952, commencement programs from Fall 1952 and June 1953. Dow's name appears in both commencement programs. Also included is a large photograph of the Speech Association of America meeting luncheon December 29, 1950 which includes Clyde Dow (identified) at a table. The meeting was held in New York.


  • Creation: 1950 - 1953


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

Clyde Walton Dow was born September 18, 1907 in Wakefield, Massachusetts to Herbert L. and Alice May (Walton) Dow. Dow earned a B.L.I from Emerson College (1931), a M.S. from the University of Massachusetts (1937), and a Doctor of Education degree from Michigan State College (now Michigan STate University)(1952). He taught at the University of Massachusetts from 1935 to 1945. Dow taught speech and communication skills at Michigan State College from 1945 until 1972. He died April 25, 1972, a few months prior to his retirement date. Dow was married to Ruth E. (Marion), with whom he had two children, Ruth and Judith.


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Legal Status

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. Copyright restrictions may apply. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Clyde W. Dow Papers
4 Published And Cataloged
M. Badgley Malone
December 2018
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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