Center for Urban Affairs records
Scope and Contents
The records of the Center for Urban Affairs consist of bibliographies of resources in the in-house library, survey results, newsletters, brochures, proceedings of the Urban Directors Conference, a guide for minority students, a journal of undergraduate student papers, bylaws, faculty meeting minutes and directories, and documentation of the transition from Urban Affairs to the College of Social Science. Also included are records of the Benton Harbor Project including reports, conference proceedings, newsletters, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and subject files. The material is arranged alphabetically. The 9 boxes of accession UA 5950 Benton Harbor Project records have not been organized. The folder titles listed are the titles given by the original creator of the files. Folder titles that have brackets [ ] were originally not labeled and the title was assigned by an archivist. The boxes are located at our off-site storage facility. If you would like use these records please contact the MSU Archives at least 48 hours in advance of your visit to arrange to see them.
- 1968 - 2003
- Michigan State University. Center for Urban Affairs (Donor, Organization)
This collection may contain restricted materials and will need to be reviewed by the archivist before used.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
The Center for Urban Affairs was created in 1969 to “develop academic, research, and action programs” to help solve problems of minority and poor people in urban communities. It also helped establish the College of Urban Development in 1973. The Center closed in 2004.
10.8 Cubic Feet
Language of Materials
Materials stored off-site. Advance notice of 24 hours is required for use.
Copyright: Michigan State University
Property Rights: Michigan State University
- State Archives of Michigan (Donor, Organization)
- Michigan State University. Urban Policy and Planning Library (Donor, Organization)
- Center for Urban Affairs Records
- 3 Ready For Cataloging
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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- Finding aid written in English.