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Physical Plant records

Identifier: 015.PP

Scope and Contents

The Physical Plant at Eastern Michigan University is responsible for the maintenance of the physical environment on EMU's campus. The records include materials relating to the administration and activities of the Physical Plant Division, and are generally dated from 1938 to 2012, with the bulk of the records dated between 1990 and 2012.

The Physical Plant records have been divided into the series Facilities and Building Maintenance, which includes administrative records, as well as a subseries of Status Reports by the Physical Plant Chief of Operations. Additionally, the record collection includes non-administrative materials, such as photographs, clippings, news releases, newsletters, and brochures and forms.


  • Creation: 1938 - 2010
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1991 - 2010

Conditions Governing Access

Researchers are asked to request materials 24 hours prior to visiting the the University Archives.

Administrative History

Th Eastern Michigan University Physical Plant is "an organization of qualified individuals dedicated to the common goal of maintaining a physical environment that promotes education, research and community service," Eastern Michigan University Physical Plant web site.


0.8 Linear Feet (2 archive boxes)

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The Eastern Michigan University Physical Plant maintains the physical environment on EMU's campus, including the exteriors and interiors of buildings, parking facilities, and landscaping. The Physical Plant records include materials related to the maintenance of the campus, as well as the administration of the Physical Plant Division.

Physical Plant records
Natalie Morath
2012 November 9
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Repository Details

Part of the Eastern Michigan University Archives Repository

Bruce T. Halle Library, Room 310
955 West Circle Drive
Ypsilanti Michigan 48197