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Edward Banks papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.180

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photographs of Michigan State University, East Lansing and Lansing, Michigan.

Six photographs taken between March to May 1932 show a chemistry classroom/lab and chemistry apparatus, some with and without students.

Three photographs show downtown Lansing, including the State Capitol, a view of Michigan Avenue taken from the steps of the Capitol building, and a view of the R.E. Olds Building taken from the 12th floor.

Two photographs show the MSU Horticulture building and a picture of Grand River Avenue taken near the Union.

Two photographs show the Beal Botanical Garden, one with the Beaumont Tower in the background and the other with a couple strolling through the garden.

One photograph shows a student studying at a table, another of MSU campus with an unofficial baseball field, and an aerial photograph of campus.


  • Creation: 1932


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

Edward Banks was a graduate student at Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) from 1931-1932.


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 17 photos)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Gift of Kathleen Hewick.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University.

Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Edward Banks Papers
4 Published And Cataloged
J. Russell
February 2013
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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