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Class of 1895 records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.4.6
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a manuscript titled "Resume of an Informal Talk" given by Major Henry R. Allen at the 50th Anniversary of the Class of 1895 on June 7, 1945. He discusses his experiences as a student at Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University). He also talks about the jobs and military experience that he had after graduation. The longest and most significant position he held was as managing director of an American company in Germany during the 1920s through...
Dates: 1945

Department of Community, Agriculture, Recreation and Resource Studies records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-16.103
Scope and Contents

The records consist of course announcements, water conservation and water rights reports and publications, and article relating to water by Clifford R. Humphrys. Also included are publications about topics such as urban and city planning, rural development, community development, rural development, and population in Michigan

Dates: 1921 - 2008

Emory W. Tappan papers

Identifier: 00065
Scope and Contents The collection consists of sketches and (some with negatives and others photocopied with pictures of buildings) and survey notes (with related subdivision plat maps, blueprints, and correspondence) of Emory W. Tappan, a registered surveyor and civil engineer. Tappan's early association was with the firm Postiff and Tappan of Detroit, Michigan. Later, papers refer only to Emory W. Tappan, Civil Engineer and Surveyor, Registered, 413 Abbot Road, East Lansing, Michigan. Most of the...
Dates: 1928 - 1953

George K. Dike papers

Identifier: 00159
Scope and Content The collection contains few professional letters or other records of his work as a surveyor. During this same time period, however, Dike was courting his future second wife, Nancy P. Douglas. Writing to her almost weekly between the years 1885 and 1886, he described life in the surveyor's camp. The letters are also filled with Dike's views on love, marriage, and family relationships. They present an excellent description of late nineteenth century middle class values.This...
Dates: 1865 - 1907

George Rupp papers

Identifier: 00135
Scope and Contents

The collection includes a number of mineral maps of Gogebic and Ontonagon Counties in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, three letterpress books of correspondence, an account book of the lands purchased in 1902, two lumber grading booklets, an 1880 land deed, the agreement between Rupp and Olson, some land redemption correspondence (1913 and 1915), and a large photograph of Bessemer, Michigan.

Dates: 1891 - 1916

Lawrence H. Robbins archaeological field notes

Identifier: MSS 303 large
Scope and Contents

Archaeological field notes and analysis notes, 1960-1979, from the western side of Lake Turkana, Kenya. A record of work by L. H. Robbins (Prof. Emeritus, Dept. of Anthropology, Michigan State University) during research for Ph.D. and later publications.

Dates: 1960-1979

Louis Cecil Winters papers

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Identifier: UA-10.3.114
Scope and Contents

The Louis Cecil Winters papers contain one copy of Surveying Field Problems and Note Book written by Frank Therou and Lisle Smith. Winters used the notebook during his freshman year for his class, CE 202a.

Dates: circa 1943

Roy James Robb papers

Identifier: 00067
Scope and Contents of the Papers The collection consists largely of survey field books, survey maps, and diaries of Roy James Robb. His diaries contain brief notes related to the surveys, which were done in Ingham, Clinton, Barry, Iosco, Mackinac, and other counties in Michigan. Also in the collection are nineteenth century survey papers and field books, which he purchased to use for reference. Among the papers of Ingham County Surveyors are surveys by Anson Jackson, the first County Surveyor (1838-1848),...
Dates: 1824 - 1957

Victor Institute for Responsible Land Development and Use UA 16.34

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Serial-01125
Dates: 2001 - 2003

Walter Alfred Newton papers

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Identifier: UA-10.3.17
Scope and Contents

Papers of Walter Newton consist of one scrapbook, containing programs, tickets, greeting cards, postcards, party invitations, photographs, and news clippings describing activities of the Phi Delta Society, athletic events, and campus life. Also included is Michigan Agricultural College memorabilia, as well as handouts from a surveying class, and a 1911 Commencement program.

Dates: 1909 - 1928

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