Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content Copies of the first and second drafts of Brody's history of the Michigan Farm Bureau comprise the major part of the papers. Much of the information contained in these manuscripts did not appear in his book In the Service of the Farmer: My life in the Michigan Farm Bureau (Michigan State University Press, 1959), which is a much shorter history than he had originally intended. The book is autobiographical and describes the changes in farming and in the life of the...
Dates: 1847 - 2007
Scope and Contents (1) BOARD OF TRUSTEES FILES. 1969-1977. 3 cu. ft.Records documenting Wharton's relations with the Michigan State University Board of Trustees. The files consist largely of correspondence and memoranda between Wharton and various board members concerning all facets of university governance. The folders of general correspondence and correspondence with individual board members are particularly valuable for providing insight into the various issues dealt with in the board...
Dates: 1950 - 1977
Scope and Contents The Don Stevens papers include a variety of materials on higher education, particularly Michigan State University, as well as disputes and conflicts pertaining to it. Some of which includes student protests to campus issues including racial problems, ROTC, and the grape and lettuce boycott. Also in the collection are materials related to labor unions, labor issues and disputes, labor education and legislation, including AFL-CIO statements, magazine articles, speeches, executive board meeting...
Dates: 1944 - 1973
Series Description (1) BOARD OF TRUSTEES FILES. 1977-1979. 0.7 cu. ft.Records documenting Harden's relations with the Michigan State University Board of Trustees. The files consist largely of correspondence and memoranda between Harden and various board members concerning all facets of University governance. The folders of general correspondence and correspondence with individual board members are particularly valuable for providing insight into the various issues dealt with in board...
Dates: 1976 - 1980
Scope and Contents The Forest Akers papers include correspondence, speeches, news clippings and other materials related to Michigan State University; a variety of educational materials, legal documents, and articles; a history of Williamston, Michigan; and personal papers including Akers' class reunion information (1950) and a certificate of appointment to the State Board of Agriculture. Scrapbooks contain family photographs and photographs and other information relating to Chrysler Corporation.
Dates: 1898 - 1965
Scope and Contents The papers of Justus Gage contain two volumes of indexed correspondence concerning his position on the State Board of Agriculture. The letters relate to the Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University), including discussion of faculty appointments, discipline at the College, construction projects and progress at the farms. There are summaries of the periodic State Board of Agriculture meetings as well. There is also a folder containing loose newspaper clippings and...
Dates: 1863 - 1874
Scope and Contents This collection consists of President Butterfield's general office files and other items attributed to him. This includes correspondence, statements and speeches, news clippings, genealogical notes and an obituary.
Dates: 1903 - 1962; Majority of material found within 1924 - 1928
Scope and Contents The Sarah Van Hoosen Jones papers document her academic, agricultural, and civic accomplishments, and her interest in local Rochester history, but offer a very incomplete record of her activities as a farmer and a member of the State Board of Agriculture, and the Association of Governing Boards of State Universities and Allied Institutions. In her master's thesis and scientific articles, she discusses theories of dairy farm management and animal genetics, but there is almost no information...
Dates: 1852 - 1972
Scope and Contents The records of the Basic College include nine volumes of the University College Quarterly, for the years 1962 to 1974; correspondence; information on the courses and departments within the Basic College; minutes and supporting documents of the Basic College Curriculum Committee; department head meeting minutes; summary of course grades; reports; and information for students on career and placement opportunities. Of note are reports and studies on General Education and the establishment of...
Dates: 1944 - 1980