School lands -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The James Bonnen papers include reports and other information that Bonnen collected while serving on the Michigan State University President's Select Advisory Committee for University Planning and Priorities Committee. The papers also contain a folder of materials collected by Bonnen on the dispute between the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) and Provost David Scott over control of the Cooperative Extension Service in the early 1990s.Also included is material...
Dates: 1949 - 2003
Scope and Contents The 10,600 items in the papers of Justin Smith Morrill (1810-1898) cover a period of almost a century, 1825-1923. The bulk (1854-1898) of the collection was generated during Morrill’s long legislative career as U.S. representative and senator during which tenures he served on many important congressional committees.This collection on microfilm includes the 50 bound volumes of correspondence and 28 containers of miscellaneous papers such as correspondence, Senate and House...
Dates: 1825 - 1923; Majority of material found within 1854 - 1898
Scope and Contents This collection consists of microfilmed memorials and resolutions from various state legislatures, organizations, and interested citizens petitioning the U.S. Senate for the grant of public lands to be used to support the purposes of education. Included are petitions from most of the Southern, Midwestern, and Eastern states.(Michigan State University., Honhart, F. L., Jude, S. P., Howard, S. R., & Zito, A. (1976). A guide to the Michigan State University Archives and...
Dates: 1806 - 1863
Scope and Contents The State Board of Agriculture papers include correspondence, minutes, reports, financial records, legal records and newspaper clippings of the first governing body of the state agriculture college. The College Lands series includes correspondence, reports, land descriptions, employment records, financial records, minutes, legal documents, and newspaper clippings pertaining to the management of state lands endowed to the college via the Morrill Land-Grant Act of 1862. ...
Dates: 1850 - 2018