Agricultural colleges -- Michigan
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Bill Castanier collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains thirteen glass-plate negatives, depicting scenes of the campus of Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University), including farm and greenhouse buildings, the Chemical Laboratory, Morrill Hall, Agriculture Hall, and the original President's House. Although the images are undated, the buildings and dress suggest that they date to the late 1800s.Also included in this collection are a MSU Santa cartoon drawn by Phil Frank, and three decorated...
Dates: 1934 - 1935
"Hannah Archives" Project records
Scope and Contents The "Hannah Archives" Project records consist of the written recollections, as well as transcripts of the oral history interviews and the tape recordings from which they were made. The written statements focus almost entirely on the accomplishments of the Hannah administration, while the transcripts tend to stress the interviewees' career-related experiences. Most are prefaced with a short biographical statement prepared by Denison. Also included in the records is Denison's correspondence...
Dates: 1946 - 1973
Herbert A. Berg papers
Scope and Content This collections contains publications about the history of Michigan Agricultural College, the impact the U.S. Civil War had on agricultural extension in Michigan, the Morrill Land Grant College Act and life of Bela Hubbard, an Michigan pioneer. Also included in the Berg collection are the articles of incorporation and by-laws and some correspondence of the Michigan State University chapter of Epsilon Sigma Phi, the national honorary extension fraternity. There is a newspaper plate from the...
Dates: 1930 - 1969
Jane Taylor collection
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials about Liberty Hyde Bailey including articles about him from newspapers, magazines, and scholarly publications. Included are photocopies of original documents relating to Bailey. Other materials include photographs (some are copies from Cornell), an issue of Country Life from 1902, items written by Bailey, and information on the Donley School and Carl School both with ties to Bailey. Also included is the handle of a fountain pen belonging to Bailey that...
Dates: 1859 - 2005
Jonathan LeMoyne Snyder papers
Scope and Contents This collection contains eight separate series: correspondence, personal correspondence, speeches, reports, promotional literature, calendars, programs and tickets. All series represent the basic divisions of the collection prior to processing.The largest single series is correspondence, 1896-1915 (18.5 cubic feet). Contained in this series are many requests for college catalogues, many questions regarding admissions, as well as admissions requirements. Comments relative to...
Dates: 1887 - 1918
Levi Taft and Thacker family collection
Scope and Contents This collection consists of items from three members of the Levi Taft family. Included is a brief history of the descendants of the Levi Taft family and a history of Thomas Thacker's ROTC summer stories. Related to Levi Taft, there are numerous photos of him, his wife, and life on the campus of Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) at the turn of the century. Also included are minutes, a constitution, articles of incorporation and bylaws, treasurer's reports, a...
Dates: 1899-1921, circa 1920-1930, 2007, 2012, undated
Madison Kuhn collection
Scope and Contents The Madison Kuhn collection consists of materials accumulated by Kuhn during his tenure as University Historian. This collection, which was drawn from his reference files, constitutes only a small portion of the total documentation which he donated to the Archives. A large number of manuscript materials have been transferred, based on their provenance, to other University record groups. The collection deals largely, but not exclusively, with the history of Michigan State University. Most...
Dates: 1827 - 1966
Samuel Johnson papers
Scope and Contents The early correspondence gives a description of Civil War fighting in Virginia and comments on the controversy following McClellan’s removal by Lincoln. The correspondence from the 1870s recounts Johnson’s efforts as Professor of Agriculture and deal with animal sales and purchases, grain tests, and other topics. Also included are lectures read by Johnson and Ray Stannard Baker’s student notebook of lectures given by Johnson.The second portion of the collection contains the...
Dates: 1824 - 1944