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College of Education records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-15.7

Scope and Contents

The College of Education records include primarily a variety of reports and papers pertaining to international, agricultural, and vocational education at Michigan State University, and a number of papers pertaining to the Elementary Intern Program of the 1960s. Other papers relate to the State Department of Education, administrative aspects of the college, graduate work in education, science education, and college-sponsored workshops and projects. The materials also includes records relating to Dean Emmons.

The records related to the Master of Arts in Education Program include the meeting minutes of the Academic Program and Policy Committee from 2011-2015.

The Electronic Resources series include minutes and agendas from the College of Education Alumni Association meetings from 2011-2012, three reports submitted by the Tanzania Partnership Program, and issues of the College's e-Newsletter from 2012-2014.


  • Creation: 1937 - 2015


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. The scrapbook of college and department news clippings is extremely fragile and access is restricted.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Historical Note

The College of Education began operations in 1924 as the Education Department, which later became the Education Division. From 1952 to 1955, it was known as the Education School. Predecessor units include Agricultural Education (1909-1920), Vocational Teacher Training (1917-?),and Teacher Training (1921-1923). It originally was a part of the Liberal Arts Division (1924-Circa 1944.). After several changes of responsibility, it became responsible to the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs in 1956. The college administers a variety of units, including Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education, Health and Physical Education, and the University Center for International Rehabilitation.


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Custodial History

Records were transferred by the College of Education, MSU Libraries and also donated by Charles Schmitter.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University

Property Rights: Michigan State University

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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