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Beth Mlynarek Kaufman collection

Identifier: UA-10.3.399

Content Description

The Beth Mlynarek Kaufman collection consists of materials relating to the Michigan State University Spartan Marching Band including Spartan Marching Band Media Information booklets, Alumni Band game day performance instructions, Alumni Band newsletters, tickets, photographs of Beth Kaufman including portraits as feature twirler and images from game days, newspaper clippings and magazine articles about Kaufman and the Spartan Marching Band, Title IX anniversary materials, football programs with band pages, a Drum Major Magazine and submission, Huddle Band Banquet Programs, a NBA Journal article “Remembering Kenneth Bloomquist” with remarks by Beth Kaufman, and a Spartan Marching Band bumper sticker.


  • Creation: 1972 - 2022


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

Beth L. Mlynarek Kaufman attended Western Michigan University in 1972. She transferred to Michigan State University where she obtained her B.A. in elementary education in 1975 and her M.A. in education in 1977. She became one of the first two women in the Michigan State University Spartan Marching Band as a Feature Twirler. Prior to her time at Michigan State, she was the 1971 State Women’s Champion Feature Twirler and 1971 Miss Majorette.


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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.

Beth Mlynarek Kaufman Collection
4 Published And Cataloged
Rebecca Yeomans-Stephenson
October 2022
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US