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Forest H. Akers papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-1.1.1
Scope and Contents

The Forest Akers papers include correspondence, speeches, news clippings and other materials related to Michigan State University; a variety of educational materials, legal documents, and articles; a history of Williamston, Michigan; and personal papers including Akers' class reunion information (1950) and a certificate of appointment to the State Board of Agriculture. Scrapbooks contain family photographs and photographs and other information relating to Chrysler Corporation.

Dates: 1898 - 1965

Office of the Secretary of the Board of Trustees records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-1.2
Scope and Contents The records include subject files and correspondence of Karl McDonel and Elliot Ballard during their time as Secretary of the Board of Trustees. There is also one file of records from Jacweir (Jack) Breslin's time as Secretary. Their files cover a variety of subjects and give a varied and rather complete look at the operations of Michigan State University. Other records include early financial records for labor, purchasing, and farm products; building inventories; departmental and grading...
Dates: 1857 - 2016

Sarah Van Hoosen Jones papers

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Identifier: UA-1.1.3
Scope and Contents The Sarah Van Hoosen Jones papers document her academic, agricultural, and civic accomplishments, and her interest in local Rochester history, but offer a very incomplete record of her activities as a farmer and a member of the State Board of Agriculture, and the Association of Governing Boards of State Universities and Allied Institutions. In her master's thesis and scientific articles, she discusses theories of dairy farm management and animal genetics, but there is almost no information...
Dates: 1852 - 1972