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World War, 1939-1945

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:

Advance Plating Company scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: 00188
Scope and Contents

The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings about the company's entry candidate in the Miss Victory contest, winning the "E" award, and war bonds for workers. Also included are certificates and photographs, some with captions, of people working in various departments including women, and the "E" award ceremony.

Dates: 1942 - 1943

Campus at War for Peace, The, 1944

 Item — Reel The Campus at War for Peace
Scope and Contents Designed primarily for showing to alumni groups, high schools, civic groups, extension groups, and numerous other youth and educational organizations, this 1944 film was developed by the departments of photography, alumni relations, and publications to depict the college's contribution to the war effort during World War II.At the national conference of the American Alumni Council, held in May of 1944, the movie received the award of excellence for the best motion picture film of...
Dates: 1944

Children, Youth, Families and Communities records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-16.9
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials created and managed from Michigan 4-H Youth Development activities as well as activities that staff, members, and volunteers participated during the years 1920 to 1998. These records include awards, clippings, correspondence and meeting minutes (1950 – 1955, 1991 – 1998), guides, conferences (1920 – 1977), organizations, programs, publications, audiovisual materials, and oversized material.Conference records are for the National 4-H Club Camp...
Dates: 1912 - 2006

Department of Botany and Plant Pathology records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-16.21
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a pamphlet that gives a thorough description of the Sanford Natural Area; the booklet "Exploring the Ecology Along the Red Cedar River" by Dorothy McMeetin, newsclippings of obituaries and funeral programs of faculty; and a comprehensive list of the requirements for a Bachelor's degree in Botany. There are also bulletins about plants and plant pathology information put out by the department. Also included are materials related to the Seminerium Botanicorum (Sem...
Dates: 1876 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1899 - 1992

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

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 Zoology records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-16.121
Scope and Contents The series Correspondence (1920-1928), Correspondence (1929-1934), and Correspondence (1941-1946) consist of the correspondence of Harrison R. Hunt, department chair from 1923 to 1953, and Joseph W. Stack, a professor in the department. The letters are from a wide variety of individuals and institutions. Also included are correspondence relating to special interests of Hunt and Stack. Hunt’s research focused on eugenics from 1920 to 1928. His correspondence during this time...
Dates: 1920 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1989

Donald Hayworth papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.216
Scope and Contents The Donald Hayworth papers consist of political campaign material, photographs, scrapbooks, and personal certificates of Hayworth’s career. Also, the collection contains a scrapbook of a lecture tour of Louise Morley, “Role of British Youth and Women in World War II”. Also include are film of Report from Washington in which Congressman Donald Hayworth, U.S. Representative for the 6th Congressional District of Michigan, reports to his constituents on matters of special concern to his...
Dates: 1943 - 1958

Easton W. Williams collection

 Collection
Identifier: 00167
Scope and Contents

The Easton Williams scrapbook collection consists of newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and pictures covering World War II. Several pictorial reviews of foreign countries and peoples are also included. Newspapers from around the United States were used, as well as several popular magazines. The bulk of the information is from 1929 to 1945, with greater coverage being given to the years 1941-1943. Williams also included a number of articles from 1918 about World War I.

Dates: 1929 - 1945

Edgar Nesman papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.308
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of an autobiography written by Edgar G. Nesman who graduated from Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) in 1950. The autobiography covers his life from childhood, his relatives, high school, service in World War II, student life at MSC, work in Cuba and Costa Rica, work at the University of Florida, and other professional travel. There is also some information about Nesman's grandmother who served as a housemother to male student boarders.

Dates: 2011