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Student Publications collection

Identifier: 016.SP

Scope and Contents

The Student Publications collection contains a examples of complete student publications in the form of two poetry books and one magazine. The collection also contains articles taken out from student newspapers that cover the publications, including information about new styles of yearbooks, the election of new editors and controversial status' of student publications. The collection has papers regarding the Board in Control of Student Publications that indicate the internal functions of the Board between 1955 and 1970.

This collection contains correspondences, bylaws for four years, two years of budget requests, and meeting minutes. The collection also includes a petition for a new student publication group on campus, an alumni newsletter for past participants in student publications, and an example of a student publication group’s banquet booklet. The collection also contains a few documents regarding the internal functions of the Normal College News. A bulk of the collection is student life publications, booklets made for students to educate them about campus life and the University.


  • Creation: 1840 - 2000

Conditions Governing Access

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


0.4 Linear Feet (1 archive box)

Language of Materials



The Student Publications collection contains information pertaining to various student publication groups. The collection includes pamphlets and booklets written by students, articles from student newspapers, and Eastern Michigan University sponsored student life booklets. The remaining material covers the internal affairs of the student groups behind the publications, including bylaws, correspondence, budget request, and meeting minutes.

Related Materials

Copies of the Student Newspaper emphm> can be found in the University Archives, on microfilm in Periodicals, or from 1881-1927 online

Student Publications collection
Sarah Billiu
03 April 2013
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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