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Clarence L. Vinge papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.82
Scope and Contents

The collection consist of a history of the Geography Department at Michigan State University entitled, "Geography at M.S.U.--the Early Years," written by Clarence L. Vinge, professor emeritus in geography. It focuses primarily on the period from 1930 to 1955.

Dates: undated

Department of Geography records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-16.52
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of annual reports, publications, event brochures, course descriptions, and undergraduate handbooks. Of note are the annual reports and undergraduate handbooks. The reports contain information on departmental activities, curriculum, staff changes, enrollment, research, publications, and faculty activities. The handbooks contain information on geography at MSU, course offerings, specialization policies, facilities, career guidance, faculty lists and faculty vitae.

Dates: 1957 - 2008

John Melton Hunter papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.314
Scope and Content

The John Melton Hunter papers contain extensive materials in the field of medical geography and health, demography, geography and cartography. It includes original text and map manuscripts and original field notebooks, correspondence, and some photographs of John Hunter. The focus of the collection is strongest on West Africa, in particular Ghana, but also ranges across other regions of Africa, and includes documents on British and Latin American geography.

Dates: 1950s-2000s

Lawrence Sommers papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-17.315
Scope and Content The Lawrence Sommers papers contain his work in the field of Geography from the early 1940s until his death in 2007. The earliest works are from his time spent as a Ph.D. candidate researching Norway and many of his later files include further in-depth research on Scandinavia. His collection also includes travel notebooks, photographs, and slides from his many travels abroad doing research in Europe, Africa, and South America. There is also a large collection of photographs from his time...
Dates: 1944 - 2010

LeRoy Barnett papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.273
Scope and Contents This collection is made up of three different sections with materials relating to the Michigan State University Department of Geography and Barnett's research relating to the buffalo bone and mammoth ivory trade. The MSU Department of Geography series includes photocopies of materials on faculty, department history, newsletters, and Lawrence Sommers.The buffalo bones trade series consists of Barnett's 1979 dissertation "An Historical Geography of the Nineteenth Century Buffalo...
Dates: 1842-2009, undated

Paul Cross Morrison papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.117
Scope and Content

The collection contains Paul C. Morrison's research on the the origins of place names in Michigan.The bulk of the collection consists of newspaper clippings that Morrison collected. Also contained are student papers, as well as Morrison’s own research. In addition to Michigan names, origins for California, Nebraska, Ohio, and other U.S. States' names are in the collection.

Dates: 1943 - 1966

Spartan Geographer UA 16.52

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Serial-01165
Dates: 1996 - 2015

Spectrum Newsletter/ Remote Sensing UA 16.180

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Serial-00951
Dates: 1981 - 2003

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