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University Conferences and Institutes records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-3.3.3

Scope and Contents

The collection includes records and bulletins for conferences and seminars sponsored by the Lifelong Education Programs Office in cooperation with other departments on campus. The programs cover a wide variety of fields including police administration, dairy engineering, agriculture, education, business management, forestry, and medicine.

The collection also holds the documents for the Black Woman Writer and the Diaspora conference. These include housing and travel arrangements for guests, grant correspondences, and photographs of guests who attended. There are also publications about the event, and publications written by the guests themselves.


  • Creation: 1944 - 1985


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.

Historical Note

Established in 1950 as Special Courses and Conferences, Conferences and Institutes, later called simply "Conferences" (1955-1962), reported directly to Lifelong Education Programs. In 1964 and 1965, it was responsible for the Cap and Gown series, a program to assist communities in developing appreciation of the performing arts.


6 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.

University Conferences and Institutes Records
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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