Robert F. Crawford papers
Scope and Contents
This collection contains a copy of "Generation X, The Hopes and Dreams of College Students," by Bob Crawford, as well as photographs taken of the interviewees by Crawford.
- 1988 - 1991
- Crawford, Robert F. (1936-) (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. Reproduction of the photographs in the collection must be accompanied by a credit to the photographer.
Robert F. Crawford was born on September 22, 1936 in Wilmington, Delaware. He received a B.S. in 1961 from the School of General Studies at Columbia University. Starting in 1966, Crawford worked as a freelance cinematographer and editor in New York City. In August 1974, Crawford was hired as a cinematographer/editor at Michigan State University's Instructional Media Center. A year later, he was promoted to senior cinematographer/editor at MSU's Instructional Film and Multimedia Production Service.
In the late 1980s and early 1990s, Bob Crawford recorded interviews with forty-two college students, most of whom were matriculating at Michigan State University. Others were students at Lansing Community College and the University of Michigan. Crawford compiled the interviews into the manuscript "Generation X: The Hopes and Dreams of College Students."
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Language of Materials
Copyright: Donor retains non-exclusive copyright of the manuscript with Michigan State University.
Property Rights: Michigan State University.
- Crawford, Robert F. (1936-) (Donor, Person)
- Robert F. Crawford Papers
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- M. Badgley Malone
- August 2017
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- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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