Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:
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The collection consists of three folders of departmental activities and a program of study description. Folder three also contains historical information about the founding of the Center and its early activities.
Dates: 1986-1990, 2005-2008
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one reel of microfilm containing reports on the University of Missouri, prepared by Daniel Read, President of the University, to the Board of Curators. The reports are especially concerned with the growth and organization of the university in the post-Civil War period. Two reports are titled "Report of the Committee on the Reorganization and Enlargement of the University of the State of Missouri Presented to the Board of Curators," December 20, 1870; and the...
Dates: 1866 - 1876
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of Civil War letters from Loomis Dillingham to his family in Michigan. The letters describe Dillingham's experiences in the 26th Michigan Infantry, which spent a year on provost duty near Alexandria, Virginia, before being transferred to active service. Dillingham describes camp life and guard duty. He also discussed politics and the progress of the war, passing the latest rumors on to his family. Dillingham died in a Virginia hospital in June 1864. A...
Dates: 1862 - 1871
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...
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 Educational Development Program records include project reports, reports on education topics, a progress report to the Ford Foundation (1964-1965), correspondence (1966), a diary of Robert H. Davis pertaining to his visit with agriculture faculty in Balcarce, Argentina (1970), a survey of university policies on student life (undated), and the report “The University, The Community, and Michigan’s Children Final Report of the MSU International Year of the Child Committee.” Also included...
Dates: 1963 - 1980
Scope and Contents The Edward H. Ryder collection contains correspondence, travel information from his trip around the world in 1923 and personal remembrances, including memorials and programs. Also found in the collection are materials pertaining to his wife, Georgia Smyth Ryder. The collection also contains correspondence to and from both Edward and Georgia Ryder. It includes copies of their original birth certificates as well as their obituaries. The bulk of the material relates to Edward Ryder and his...
Dates: 1854 - 1955
Scope and Contents This collection is divided into six series. Four of these series are boxed materials.The first series consists of biographical information pertaining to Reeves. It also contains his general correspondence while at the University of Kentucky, the University of Chicago, and Michigan State University.The second series contains material related to the various committees with which Reeves was associated. It consists primarily of correspondence and pamphlets. The...
Dates: 1903 - 1970
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one reel of microfilm containing correspondence, reports, minutes and other papers relating to the activities of the Association of Land Grant Colleges and Universities. Also included is a study project conducted by Mumford dealing with the organization and administration of agricultural education in the United States as it relates to land grant colleges. Finally, copies and analyses of Senate and House bills relating to federal aid to education are included....
Dates: 1938 - 1942