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Department of Anthropology records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-16.13

Scope and Contents

Anthropology Department records include course examinations (1964-1968), curriculum records, financial records (1964-1969), reports, and graduate program records. There is also a folder on a student strike in 1970. Other materials include College of Human Medicine curriculum and department records.


  • Creation: 1961 - 2008


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research except for restricted materials. The following box/folders contain restricted information: Box 513, folders 40, 45-79; Box 514, folders 1-124; Box 515, folders 1-54.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Historical Note

Prior to 1944, anthropology courses were available through the Department of Sociology in the Division of Liberal Arts. In 1944, the Department of Sociology and Anthropology was created in the Division of Social Science in the School of Science and Arts. Circa 1964, anthropology and sociology split into two departments. Today, the Department of Anthropology is within the College of Social Science.


5 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials


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.

Department of Anthropology Records
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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