William D. Mitchell collection
Scope and Contents
The William D. Mitchell collection contains photographs taken by Mitchell during his time at Michigan State University as well as other subjects. The MSU related photographs include images of the photography club, students, Block and Bridle show, water carnival, Spartacade, Holiday on Ice, ROTC, ROTC queens, Kappa Alpha Mu exhibit table, international festival, as well as other events. There are also images of MSU men's athletics including basketball, football, gymnastics, hockey and track. Other subjects of the photographs include the Capitol in Lansing, Michigan; Mt. Hope windmill; Chicago, Illinois skyline; a circus; a fire in Haslett, Michigan; the convict ship "Success;" recreation area in Waterloo, Michigan; portraits of people; as well as artistic shots of the outdoors.
- circa 1951, 1953-1954
- Mitchell, William D. (Person)
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.
William D. Mitchell attended Michigan State University from 1950 to 1954 and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in botany. He was a member of Alpha Kappa Mu journalism honorary society as well as a member of the yearbook staff in 1953. Mitchell was also a member of the photography club.
1.4 Cubic Feet (, 1 box)
Language of Materials
A gift of Monica Muir.
Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University
- Haslett (Mich.)
- Kappa Alpha Mu. Michigan State University Chapter
- Michigan State University -- General subdivision--Students;
- Michigan State University. Athletics. Gymnastics
- Michigan State University. Athletics. Hockey
- Michigan State University. Athletics. Track and field
- Michigan State University. Block and Bridle Club
- Michigan State University. Class of 1954
- Michigan State University. Department of Military Science
- Michigan State University. Football
- Michigan State University. Photography Club
- Michigan State University. Spartacade
- Michigan State University. Sports. Basketball
- Michigan State University. Water Carnival
- Track and field
- William D. Mitchell Collection
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- S. Roberts
- February 2011
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.