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David Woodman papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00128
Scope and Contents

This collection includes letters written by David Woodman to his wife Jane while he was in California in 1852-1853. His early letters describe the trip from Paw Paw, Michigan to the Sacramento area by riverboat and wagon train. Later letters tell of living conditions, social life and gold mining. Woodman became very disillusioned with California and especially with the prospects of becoming rich through gold mining. The collection also includes home remedies for diphtheria and catarrh.

Dates: 1852-1853, undated

Davis family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00050
Scope and Contents

The Davis family papers consist primarily of the collection of over 180 letters written by Thomas (T. J.) to his wife, Lucinda, during the Civil War. Also included are Lucinda Davis' reminiscences and an obituary prepared when she died.

The collection also includes transcriptions of the letters done by Thomas Nanzig.

Dates: 1862 - 1865

Department of Chemistry records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-16.26
Scope and Contents The records of the Chemistry Department include correspondence, department files, subject files, information on chemistry buildings, material about Alpha Chi Sigma, and material from the American Chemical Society.Correspondence includes letterpress correspondence from Robert C. Kedzie and Frank Kedzie. They include correspondence relating to the department, analysis of materials, sugar beets, and letters sent out asking for information and addresses of alumni. The letterpress...
Dates: 1879 - 2010

Department of Crop and Soil Sciences (Plant, Soil and Microbial Science) records

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Identifier: UA-16.36
Scope and Contents This collection contains miscellaneous papers from the department. The earliest record is a 19th century record book of experiments about growing beets, possibly copied from another source. The entries include “Experiments with Sugar Beets” by F. F. Tanner, “Experiments with Sugar Beets” by A. T. Stevens, “Experiments with Roots to Determine the Relative Value of Sod versus Stubble, Sand versus Clay, and Clay versus Hummus Soil for Beets, Carrots, and Ruta Bagas” by Luther H. Baker,...
Dates: 1891 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1926 - 1994

Department of Entomology records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-16.45
Scope and Contents The Entomology Department records consist of correspondence, reports, extension bulletins relating to entomology, and photographs. The correspondence is from members of the faculty and staff about running the department, research, grants, and teaching. The subject files section contains information about running the department, comprehensive review reports, information on the entomology club and Beta Beta Beta. The scrapbook of cyanotypes contains images of various insects, campus...
Dates: 1887 - 2013

Department of Fisheries and Wildlife records

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Identifier: UA-16.48
Scope and Contents The Department of Fisheries and Wildlife records consist of correspondence, employment opportunities, and administrative files for 1948 to 1968. The correspondence is from the department chairman and professors, other professionals (academic, government, and private sector), future and past students, and the general public. Areas of correspondence include fish ponds (creation and maintenance), fish culture, recipes, bait culture (minnows, worms, frogs), pest control (mammals, crayfish,...
Dates: 1926 - 2016

Department of Geology records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-16.53
Scope and Contents The records consist of correspondence, field trip reports, inventories of the department, financial statements, experiment station notes, material relating to the Works Progress Administration, the military college program during World War II, science fraternities, annual report materials. There are also records relating to the Glacial Institute. Graduate Assistants’ files during World War II are marked with an asterisk (*).Graduate Assistant files contain applications, program...
Dates: 1920 - 2010

Department of Military Science/ROTC records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-3.17.1
Scope and Contents The collection consists of records relating to the Michigan State University Military Science Department/ROTC. The class materials folder contains a receipt listing the uniform items issued to students, a syllabus for MS 102 chronologically listing the subjects covered in the class and chapters in the ROTC manual, and a list of basic concepts and their definitions. There is also a folder of correspondence relating to the creation of a trophy for the top member on the MSU rifle team to be...
Dates: 1885 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1986

Department of Small Animal Surgery and Medicine records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-16.108
Scope and Contents

The Department of Small Animal Surgery and Medicine records contain annual reports for 1969 and 1971. Other materials include correspondence, consultant's reports, a guide for small animal operative practices by L. P. Hedeman, and anesthetic principles. There are also end of tour reports for George Moore, William Lindquist, John Kramer, Frank Siccardi, and Charles Titkemeyer.

Dates: 1963 - 1971

Department of Sociology records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-16.113
Scope and Contents The records consist of reports and publications, information about graduate studies, materials related to rural sociology, and curriculum materials. There are also graduate student manuals, an undergraduate student manual, and department meeting minutes. Reports of note include Students’ Beliefs About Post-War Problems, 1944; Social Backgrounds of MSU Athletes, circa 1962; Centennial Farms in Michigan, 1956; Social Effects of the Depression, 1938; and Utopian Communities in the United...
Dates: 1937-2012, 2021, undated

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Bailey, L. H. (Liberty Hyde), 1858-1954 9
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United States. Department of Agriculture 8
Michigan State University. Libraries 7
Michigan State University. Libraries. Special Collections Division 7
United States. Agency for International Development 7
Beal, W. J. (William James), 1833-1924 6
Kedzie, R. C. (Robert Clark), 1823-1902 6
Michigan Agricultural College. Students. Societies, etc 6
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Michigan State University. College of Education 6
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United States. Army 6
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Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 5
Michigan State University. Centennial celebrations, etc 5
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Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 5
Rose Bowl (Football game) (1954) (Pasadena, Calif.) 5
State Agricultural College (Mich.) 5
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 5
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 4
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Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972 4
Johnson, Samuel, 1839-1916 4
Khan, Akhter Hameed 4
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 4
Michigan Agricultural College. Extension Division 4
Michigan State College. Students 4
Michigan State Spartans (Football team) 4
Michigan State University--University of Nigeria Program 4
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Michigan. Constitutional Convention (1961-1962) 4
Midwest Universities Consortium for International Activities 4
National Collegiate Athletic Association 4
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 4
Phi Kappa Phi. Michigan State University Chapter 4
Republican Party (Mich.) 4
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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 4
Rose Bowl (Football game) (1966 : Pasadena, Calif.) 4
Society of the Sigma Xi. Michigan State University Chapter 4
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United States. Works Progress Administration 4
WKAR (Radio station : East Lansing, Mich.) 4
Wharton, Clifton R., 1926- 4
Abbot, Theophilus Capen, 1826-1892 3
Alpha Zeta. Kedzie Chapter (Michigan State University) 3
American Council on Education 3
American Red Cross 3
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Breslin, Jacweir 3
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Dennis, F. G. (Frank George), 1932- 3
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Ford Foundation 3
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