Student activities -- Michigan
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Bamber family papers
Scope and Contents The Bamber family papers consist primarily of correspondence written or received by members of the family of Joseph S. Bamber, a farmer residing in Oakland County, Michigan. The collection includes letters (1862-1865) to Bamber from members of the Hayes family, related to the Bambers by marriage. These letters describe civilian experiences during the Civil War and contain information on food prices, the draft, and "Copperhead" activity in 1864. Also included are letters...
Dates: 1861 - 1883
Brownson family papers
Scope and Contents The Brownson family papers consist of correspondence between members of the Brownson, Johnson, and Allured families, as well as essays, poetry, and a sermon.Many of the letters are to Oscar Brownson of Pontiac and Evart, Michigan. Brownson entered Oberlin College in 1843, but a year later he returned to Pontiac to teach school. Several letters from a cousin, Franklin Barber, urged him to join the United States Navy, where he could get a free medical training. Brownson received...
Dates: 1843 - 1931
Clarence H. Judson papers
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of Clarence Judson's letters to his family, written during his years at Michigan Agricultural College. The letters describe his classes, activities, and financial situation, his experiences as a teacher during school breaks, the class strike of 1886, and a visit to the Capitol in Lansing. The collection also includes an autobiography, family history materials, genealogical charts, school records, diaries from 1888 to 1902, and a notebook Judson kept while...
Dates: 1874 - 2001
David Van Dommelen collection
Scope and Content The collection consists of a scrapbook for 1947-1948 and slides of the 1955 MSU Centennial parade. The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, event programs, event and football tickets, sport schedules, student activity ticket books, dance cards, housing and fee receipts, and grade slips. Other items include a 1948 football program for the dedication of Macklin Field, program and ticket for Laurence Olivier in the movie Hamlet, pamphlet for the Ambassador Bridge, ephemera related to the...
Dates: 1947-1948, 1955
Dunks family papers
Scope and Contents The Dunks family papers consist primarily of correspondence addressed to Oliver Dunks of Detroit and Coldwater, Michigan, the bulk of which is dated in the 1860s. The letters discuss business, agriculture, and social activities in Southern Michigan. Several also deal with important aspects of the Civil War period, such as "Copperhead" feeling in the North, the election of 1864, and Lincoln's assassination.Of particular interest are letters from Julius Dunks discussing the...
Dates: 1836 - 1877
Esther M. Rehkopf collection
Scope and Contents The collection contains college memorabilia collected by Esther M. Rehkopf. This includes a postcard of the Eunomian House, 1919-1920 YMCA Handbook from Michigan Agricultural College, and a 1921 commencement program. The memorabilia also includes the M.A.C. Catalog for 1917-1918, the college handbook for 1920-1921, student directories for 1917 through 1920, rules for women, regulations for undergraduate students, an M.A.C. souvenir booklet, The Holcad newsletter, athletics schedules, and...
Dates: 1917 - 1921
Herbert Baer papers
Scope and Contents
The Herbert Baer papers consist of letters Baer sent to his family during his freshman year at Michigan State College (now Michigan State University). In the letters he writes about his activities, events attended, his student job in the kitchen and a little bit about his classes. He also writes a little bit about World War II and mentions rationing.
Dates: 1941 - 1942
LeMoyne Snyder papers
Scope and Content The LeMoyne Snyder papers document the professional life of an expert in forensic medicine from his early medical practice in Lansing, Michigan to his later years as a "medicolegal expert" in Paradise, California. The collection covers Snyder's career from 1934 to 1984, with the bulk of the collection dating from the 1950s and 1960s. The Correspondence series consists of 3.5 cubic feet of Snyder's correspondence which does not directly relate to his activities with the Court of...
Dates: 1917 - 1984
Marble Elementary School book
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...
Nathan Taisch collection
Scope and Content The collection consists of eleven photographs taken by Nathan Taisch in 1929. Five of the photographs show the Michigan State College band performing at a football game. One photograph is of Wells Hall decorated with a large "S" and a banner reading "Spartans Beat Detroit." Four of the photographs are of men standing around a tower of junk for the sophomore barbeque with signs reading "U. of Detroit" and "Health Service." The final photograph is of eight men posing for a picture with the...
Dates: 1929, undated