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Office of the President records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-2

Scope and Content

This collection contains records from the Office of the President and includes commencement addresses, speeches, reports, photographs and other materials. The Subject Files are general files containing topics of interest to and involvement with the Office from the late 1980s through the 1990s. These files span several presidencies.


  • Creation: 1876 - 2008
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1972 - 2016


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research, however, certain files dealing with personal or sensitive are not open for general use.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Historical Note

The Office of the President was established in 1857 with the appointment of Joseph Williams as the first President of Michigan Agricultural College. This office administers the office and holds records that span individual presidencies.


5.75 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials


Related Archival Materials

See collections within record group UA 2.1.

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.

Office of the President Records
3 Ready For Cataloging
July 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US