Clyde Olin papers
Scope and Contents
The Campus Images folder contains images of the Library/Museum, Agricultural building, Wells Hall, R.E. Olds Engineering Hall, Gymnasium, an image with the Armory and Abbot Hall, the Chemistry Building, the Woman’s Building, the Barns, and Laboratory Row with the Horticulture, Bacteriology, Botany, Forestry, and Entomology buildings. There is also a photomontage of the Veterinary Surgery and Clinic, Engineering Shops, U.S. Weather Bureau station, Howard Terrace, and the Dairy Building.
The Programs folder contains a program for the Fourth Annual Old Timers Game vs. Varsity Alumni and a program for Lyman Frimodig’s retirement dinner both held on May 14, 1960. Frimodig was M.A.C.’s first intramural sports director and later a professor of health and physical education.
The Football folder contains the September 7, 1988 Lansing State Journal section about the MSU football team; a newspaper article about 100 years of Spartan sports; and miscellaneous items including a 1928 student football ticket, a 1970 football schedule, and cutout drawing of Clyde Olin as a football player.
The Pullman sign folder contains a sign requesting quiet with a line at the bottom reading “the Pullman Company”. The Oversized folder contains a poster advertising The Eczema, a humorous student newspaper, a poster advertising sophomore vs. freshman class rush, a poster advertising the 1926 barbeque and pep meeting, and a 1926 Lansing State Journal “football extra” section.
Also included is a masonry trowel used by Truman Olin, a brick mason and grandfather of Clyde Olin, during construction of College Hall in 1855.
- circa 1855, 1926-1988
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.
Clyde J. Olin attended Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) from 1924 to 1928 and received his degree in Liberal Arts. As a student, he was a member of the Union Literary Society, Excalibur, Scabbard and Blade, president of the student council, and played baseball. He was born in April 1903 and died in August 2003.
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- Clyde Olin Papers
- 3 Ready For Cataloging
- December 2003
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- Finding aid written in English.