William Purdy Peters papers
Scope and Contents
William Purdy Peters papers consist of a nine page paper entitled "Opening Closed Doors," which describes Michigan State University from about 1926 to 1928, when Peters was a student. The paper discusses classes (physical education, English, and animal husbandry), Reserve Officer Training Corp, professors, students, student activities (including hazing and class rush), and the city of East Lansing.
- Peters, William Purdy (1908-1983) (Person)
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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.
William Purdy Peters (1908-1983) attended Michigan State College from 1926 to 1928. He stopped going to college in the middle of his sophomore year in order to get married and start his career as a dairy farmer.
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- College students -- Michigan -- East Lansing
- East Lansing (Mich.)
- Michigan Agricultural College. Class rivalry
- Michigan State University -- General subdivision--Student Life; Chronological subdivision--1926-1928.;
- Michigan State University. Department of Military Science/ROTC
- Students -- Recreation
- United States. Army. Reserve Officers' Training Corps -- Chronological subdivision--1926-1928; Geographic subdivision--East Lansing (Mich.);
- Michigan State University. School of Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management (Donor, Organization)
- William Purdy Peters Papers
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- P. Hudson
- January 1984
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Finding aid written in English.