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Changing Men vertical files

Identifier: MSS 677

Scope and Contents

Artificial collection collected over a span of 3 decades by Special Collections staff.


  • Creation: 1921 - 2018

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

The material is stored off site. Please request 3 working days in advance if you wish to use it.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the authors of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. For photocopy and duplication requests, please contact the Stephen O. Murray and Keelung Hong Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries.

Biographical / Historical

This collection contains materials from various men's groups, leaders in the Changing Men movement, conference proceedings, newspaper articles, and magazine articles. The topics covered are on the contemporary men's movement and its various branches, such as pro-feminist men, men's emotional healing work (Mythopoetic men's work), men's rights, fathers rights, Christian men's work including promise keepers as well as various aspects of fathering and fatherhod.


47 Linear Feet (47 boxes)

Language of Materials



The arrangement is alphabetical by the title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was created from the Changing Men Vertical Files collected and maintained by MSU Special Collections.

Separated Materials

- Van Riper, Paul P., James M. Edgar and Emile S. Shihadeh. The Cornell Fraternity Self-Study Program: A report on Some Educational and Social Aspects of Fraterniary Life at Cornell University, 1959 -1960. Ithaca, New York: The Cornell Fraternities Research Committe of the Cornell Association of Resident Fraternity Advisors. January 1961.

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Augsburger, David. Man Uptight! Harrisonburg, Va.: Mennonite Broadcasts, Inc. 1970.

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Shoemaker, Sam. The adventure of living under new management. Grand Rapids, MI. Zondervan Publishing House 1970.

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Boyd, Andrew. Life's little deconstruction book. Londres : W.W. Norton Company, 2000.

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Merrell, Lloyd, Frank. Healying Symphony. [Birmingham, Ga.] : Banner, 1945.

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Weil, Andrew. Dr. Andrew Weil's mindbody tool kit. Boulder, CO : Sounds True,2005.

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Obsatz, Kevin, Charlie Borden, Jon Thomas. Journeyman : a documentary about rites of passage, mentoring, and male culture in America. St. Paul, Minn. : Mirror Man Films, 2007.

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Dass, Ram, Michael Harner. Ram Dass and Michael Harner : selections from a dialogue and discussion. Mill Valley, CA : Foundation for DasShamanic Studies, 2003.

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Barry, Alyce. Home for the Holidays! Tips for a practically shameless hOliday season. Longmont, Calif. : Practically Shameless Press. 2008.

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Barry,Cliff and Mary Elllen Blandfold. The Tombstone Process: A ndw way to transform core Issues. Boulder. Co. : Shadow Work Seminars, 2002

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Barry,Cliff and Mary Elllen Blandfold. The 9/11 Grieving Process. Boulder. Co. : Shadow Work Seminars, 2002

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A men's center dedicated to the sharing of a man's unique experience in a complex world. Somerville, N.J. : Cathedral Video, LLC. 2009

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PCA Family Law Series presents: Minnesota Family Law Constitutional Violations with Warren Higgins, Jr. [s.l.]Parent Child Advocates. 2005.

Processing Information

Ed Barton was the volunteer curator for the Changing Men Collections from 1990 to 2015. In 2019, the materials from the Vertical Files related to Changing Men were pulled out and Leslie M. Behm created an archival collection.

Finding Aid for Changing Men Vertical Files
4 Published And Cataloged
Leslie M. Behm
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Stephen O. Murray and Keelung Hong Special Collections Repository

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