Handbooks and manuals
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 495 large
Scope and Contents The Agricultural Equipment Catalogs collection consists of approximately 3,500 agricultural machinery sales catalogs, promotional brochures, price lists, owner’s manuals, and illustrated parts lists dating from the late 19th century through the 1940s. The major emphasis lies in tractors and threshers, but the entire range of farm equipment can be found in these catalogs, representing some 150 different manufacturers and suppliers—primarily Midwestern firms, with a limited representation of...
Dates: 1902-2014; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1950
Scope and Content This collection contains constitutions, undated correspondence between future attendees of Michigan State and the association, which include such information as formal sorority rush and a list of freshman books required for fall semester 1944. There are also blank forms that a student would fill out for the council, including student information sheets, petition for offices and chairmanships in organizations, certificate of service for cooperative extension work and a sickness report form. The...
Dates: 1948 - 1967
Series Description OFFICE OF THE DEAN. Correspondence, miscellaneous papers, and speeches of Dean Hunt; correspondence and miscellaneous papers of Dean Weston, Dean Abbett and Dean Davis; Acting Dean Colenda; Associate Deans Howell, Johnson, Kohrman, Lyons, and Potchen and Executive Assistant Richmond. John C. Howell was involved in much of the early CHM planning and was Associate Dean for Curriculum. Arthur Kohrman was Associate Dean for Academic Programs as well as being an early member at the...
Dates: 1946 - 2018
Scope and Contents The Anthropology Department records include course examinations, 1964-1968; curriculum records, financial records, 1964-1969; reports, and graduate program records. There is also a folder on a student strike in 1970. Other materials include College of Human Medicine curriculum and department records.
Dates: 1961 - 2008
Scope and Contents This collection consists of records including blueprints of the Old Chemistry Building (Old Chemistry Laboratory), correspondence regarding a physics textbook, experiments, graduate opportunities, a laboratory manual, materials tests, a proposal to the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, and telescope advertisements from the late nineteenth century.
Dates: 1890 - 2012
Scope and Contents Dora Hall Stockman was an East Lansing, Michigan resident and was actively involved in local affairs. The collection contains a typed transcript of her autobiography, correspondence, publications, and newspaper clippings of the various activities in which she participated.Stockman's primary interest was in the State Grange. As an active member she helped establish county Granges throughout the state and held several state offices including that of State Grange Lecturer (1914-1930)....
Dates: 1910 - 1948
Scope and Contents The collection consists of photographs, a scrapbook, a film and DVD copy of the Junior 500 pushcart race. The photographs are of the members of the fraternity and are mostly composites of head shots. There is also one photograph of a water carnival float. The scrapbook contains photographs, newspaper clippings and memorabilia of events of the fraternity. The film contains footage of the 1968 Junior 500 pushcart race. It is in color but has no sound. Also included in the collection are a manual,...
Dates: 1922-2005, 2010
Identifier: MSS 508 large
Scope and Contents The Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival records (1976-2015) contain crew guides and handbooks, maps, banners, t-shirts, programs, brochures, posters, meeting minutes, correspondence, inventories, press clippings, as well as recordings and photographs taken during the festival. The collection gives an insight of the intense effort and amount of coordination it took to make the festival possible, and how it evolved and grew more complex with each iteration.
Dates: 1976 - 2015
Scope and Contents The collection documents Niehoff’s work in the field of personnel and staff training in large national and international programs. The collection has papers from his experiences with the Tennessee Valley Authority, the United Nations, the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, and Michigan State University. The collection also contains three significant manuscripts by Niehoff: a biography of Floyd Reeves, a biography of John Hannah, and an autobiography. With the exception of the autobiography, there...
Dates: 1934 - 1984
Scope and Content The records of the Sigma Xi Society consist of brochures and handbooks relating to the national chapter, bylaws and three programs from initiation ceremonies for the Michigan State University chapter. There are also meeting minutes and memberships cards.
Dates: 1928 - 1991