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Agricultural colleges -- Michigan

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Bill Castanier collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.370
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

Edward C. Hayhow Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.523
Scope and Contents The Edward C. Hayhow collection includes an MAC scrapbook containing items relating to sporting events, student activities, and entertainment; dance cards; an athletic association membership ticket, letters addressed to Hayhow regarding the National Society of Scabbard and Blade, and Pi Delta Epsilon; MAC Horse Show and Football tickets; an “I helped send the Band to Indiana” tag; and an article pertaining to Varsity Debate activities. Photographs in the scrapbook include...
Dates: 1922 - 1925

"Hannah Archives" Project records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-2.1.12.2
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

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.93
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

 Collection
Identifier: UA-17.292
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

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-2.1.7
Scope and Contents This collection contains eight 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 such...
Dates: 1887 - 1918

Levi Taft and Thacker family collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA-17.381
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

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.107
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 Archives collections. This collection deals largely, but not exclusively, with the history of Michigan State...
Dates: 1827 - 1966

Ralph Crissman Sweeney collection

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.521
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two photo albums. The first album contains 235 photos of various sizes and covers Ralph Crissman Sweeney's life from 1910 to 1920. Included are photos of him and his family, Michigan Agricultural College's campus and buildings, railroad construction, the Michigan State Capital, Michigan Governor Woodbridge Ferris being sworn in, school football photos, and Williams Hall after it burned down. The second album contains 435 photos and 40 loose photos and...
Dates: 1910 - 1920, 1924 - 1935, 1947, 1952

Samuel Johnson papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.120
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