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018. Special Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: 018

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

Veterans Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: 018.VHP
Abstract The Veterans History Project is an initiative of the American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress that was created through an act of the United States Congress in 2000. The local efforts to interview and record veteran oral histories as a part of the Veterans History Project were taken up by several volunteers including this collection’s donor and Ypsilanti Rotary Club volunteer, William “Bill” Vollano and Eastern Michigan University Professor of History JoEllen Vinyard. For over a...
Dates: 2004 - 2020

Aldous Leonard Huxley collection

 Collection
Identifier: 018.AH
Abstract Publications, reviews, and biographical material of Aldous Leonard Huxley (1894-1963), British author, intellectual, and mystic, best known for his works Brave New World and The Doors of Perception. The collection includes published articles and essays by Huxley, reviews and commentary on his works, biographical material on his life, a small amount of correspondence, and information concerning...
Dates: 1894 - 1984

Alma Weidemann Sawnson Memory Book

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32307023306906]
Identifier: 018.AWS
Abstract The Alma Weidmann Swanson Memory Book documents the experience of Alma Marie Weidmann Swanson, a student at Michigan State Normal College from 1924-1926. She was originally from Detroit and studied Physical Education. Weidmann was involved on campus as a member of the Physical Education Club, and Pi Kappa Sigma. During her time at Michigan State Normal she enjoyed an active social calendar including football games, dances and multiple friendships, displayed by...
Dates: 1924 - 1926; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1926

Association for Computing Machinery Conference manual

 Collection
Identifier: 018.ACMCM
Abstract

The Association for Computing Machinery Conference was held at Eastern Michigan University in 1994. The Manual consists of Conference materials that were bound and distributed to attendees.

Dates: 1994 - 1994

Association of Arab American University Graduates collection

 Collection
Identifier: 018.AAUG
Abstract The Association of Arab American University Graduates collection contains the records of the Association of Arab American University Graduates (AAUG), a cultural and intellectual organization pertaining to the critical issues affecting the Arab peoples in North America and the Arab region, (1967-2007), the papers of Abdeen Jabara and Mujid Kazimi and records pertaining to the Symposium on Zionism in Baghdad that took place in Iraq in November, 1976. The AAUG...
Dates: 1968-2010

Bert G. Hornback book collection

 Collection
Identifier: 018.BGH
Abstract Bert G. Hornback was a professor of English and Literature at the University of Michigan from 1964-1992. During his career he developed friendships with various novelists and poets, who in turn gifted him with copies of their publications with inscriptions, dedications, and signatures. The collection includes those autographed materials arranged by author and then by title. A larger donation of titles was given to the Eastern Michigan University Library with the majority of materials...
Dates: 1953 - 2003

Bicentennial Celebration Banner collection

 Collection
Identifier: 018.BCB
Abstract

The Bicentennial Celebration Banner collection is composed of fabric banners used in Eastern Michigan University campus celebrations of the American Revolution Bicentennial.

Dates: 1976 - 1976

Biography File Photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: 018.BFP
Abstract

This collection includes photographic materials representing the people found in the Biography File Collection, primarily faculty and staff of the University. Photographic formats include black-and-white prints, color prints, prints within scrapbooks, Polaroid prints, color slides, black and white negatives, and color negatives. Materials are arranged in the collection alphabetically by last name.

Dates: 1868 - 2003

Celebrating 150 Years of Shaping The Way America Learns - 1849-1999 Banner and Poster collection

 Collection
Identifier: 018.CYSWALB
Abstract

The banners and posters in this collection documents the 1999 publicity campaign "Celebrating 150 years of Shaping the Way America Learns" as part of the University wide sesquicentennial celebration. Materials were donated to the University Archives from the Office of Communications.

Dates: 1849-1999

Civil Aeronautics Program records

 Collection
Identifier: 018.CAP
Abstract In 1938, the Civil Aeronautics Act transferred federal responsibilities for non-military aviation from the Bureau of Air Commerce to a new, independent agency, the Civil Aeronautics Authority. The legislation also gave the authority the power to regulate airline fares and to determine the routes that air carriers would serve. In 1940, President Franklin Roosevelt split the authority into two agencies, the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) and the Civil...
Dates: 1917 - 1943