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Education -- Michigan

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

George Wilson collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00154
Scope and Contents This collection contains scattered correspondence from members of the Wickim, Briggs, Sanford, and Mudgett families. A letter from H. G. Wickim to his family (1854) describes preparations for an overland trip to California. Two letters from H. F. Briggs (1857, 1860) discuss land prices and agriculture in Illinois. In two letters to his father (1860, 1861), E. P. Sanford describes life in the California mines. Another California pioneer, C. N. Mudgett, writing to her sister, declares that she...
Dates: 1854 - 1900

Gumecindo Salas papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 347 large
Scope and Contents

The Gumecindo Salas papers (circa 1971-1992) consists of reports, unpublished papers, and news clippings related to Latinos in education including bilingual education and higher education; copies of Senate Resolutions proclaiming Chicano History Week (1981) and a gubernatorial declaration of Hispanic Heritage Week (1985) and a “Sister City Agreement between the Guadalajara Jalisco Mexico and Lansing, Michigan, 1990.”

Dates: 1971-1992

Historical Society of Grand Rapids (Michigan) records

 Collection
Identifier: c-00105
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two publications of the Historical Society of Grand Rapids (Michigan), which contain biographical sketches of John Ball by his daughter, Lucy Ball. John Ball, born in New Hampshire in 1794, was an early Michigan pioneer and one of the first to settle in Grand Rapids. The first publication, "John Ball and Early Grand Rapids," recounts Ball's early life, the settlement of the town, and the development of education, one of Ball's lifelong concerns. The...
Dates: 1907 - 1911

John Schwille papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.300
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the report "Comparative Education without Borders, without Canon (Internationalization at MSU, 1984-2012)" by John (Jack) Schwille.

Dates: 1987-2012

Marble Elementary School book

 Collection
Identifier: c-00201
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a copy of a book prepared by the staff and students of the Marble Elementary School in East Lansing, Michigan that was placed in a time capsule as a Bicentennial project. The book gives a brief history and description of the school. It also contains class schedules, and students' descriptions of classes and special events. An issue of the Marble School Newsletter is included, as well as lists of the staff members and the student body. Sections of the book focus on...
Dates: 1976

Mariette C. Crittenden reminiscences

 Collection
Identifier: c-00163
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a typed copy of the reminiscences of Mariette C. Crittenden, written in 1907 when she was eighty-two years old. Her parents migrated from Vermont to Saline, Michigan, in 1831, when she was 6. After a rudimentary education, Mrs. Crittenden began teaching school at age 16. She married in 1851, and raised a large family. In the reminiscences, written as a letter to one of her daughters, Mrs. Crittenden describes her family's trip from Vermont by canal, steam boat,...
Dates: 1959

Mary E. Bennett papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00126
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two teacher certificates (1861) and one teacher contract (1861) issued to Mary E. Bennett of Williamstown Township, Ingham County, Michigan.

Dates: 1861

Mary Taylor Hale correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: c-00330
Scope and Contents

The bulk of the correspondence was written by friends and relatives in Michigan and California in the period 1864-1880 to Mary Taylor, later Mrs. Richard Hale, a school teacher residing in Milford, Michigan

In addition to education and the problems of teaching, such topics as the Civil War, the draft, election politics, and farming activities are discussed.

Also included are the courtship letters (1842) of John Taylor of Milford and Jane Wark of New York City.

Dates: 1835 - 1880

Michigan Partnership: Averill Elementary Classroom (1 of 2), 1992-01-13

 Item — Box 28 for Accession UA.06368, Cassette: UA-V000574
Identifier: EDU-9201
Series Description From the Record Group: News Releases SeriesThe news releases contain information on students, graduations and honors lists for hometown newspapers; faculty biographies, awards, speeches, papers and publications; the official policies of the University; and campus non-athletic activities and events. One event that has a large number of news releases is the MSU Centennial, which took place in 1955. There are gaps in the series during the period 1956 to June 1965. There are...
Dates: 1992-01-13

Muskegon County records

 Collection
Identifier: c-00035
Scope and Contents These records consists of 55 volumes of tax rolls of Moorland Township, Muskegon County, Michigan between 1861 and 1930; two volumes (1893, 1896) of visitation records to Muskegon County schools by Tom J. G. Bolt, Commissioner of Schools; and a volume of tax assessments for Muskegon County, recorded in 1902 when Bolt was County Supervisor.Bolt's school visitation records include data on students (enrollment, attendance); teachers (name, qualifications, performance); school...
Dates: 1861 - 1930