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Michigan Council on Economic Education

Identifier: 018.MCEE

Scope and Contents

The Michigan Council on Ecnomic Education records are arranged into 2 series. The Administrative series contains foundational documents, correspondence, financial documents, staffing information, biographical information, committees, publicity, and meeting minutes. The Eduational Materials & Programs series contains workshops information, publications, public school and college and university programs, and resources. The ,ajprity of the material is dated from 1962-1967 and materials are physically arranged in alphabetical order.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1950 - 1967

Conditions Governing Access

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

Biographical / Historical

The Michigan Council on Economic Education (MCEE) became affiliated with the Joint Council on Economic Education (JCEE) on September 15, 1950. Members of the MCEE represent education, business, industry, labor, and agriculture. Upon its formation, the role of MCEE was to promote and foster concepts, evaluation, ideas, recommendations, and research as they relate to economic education. The leadership had the goal to work in concert with the public and private educational systems of Michigan at all levels toward achieving an understanding by all people regarding all facets of the economics of the individual, state, and nation. According to its foundational documents, “The Michigan Council on Education is the educational-oriented catalyst in meeting the challenge in the field of economic education in Michigan” and its objective is “to produce greater results in eliminating economic illiteracy." MCEE continues to exxist today and can be found at


7.7 Linear Feet (7 record center cartons, 1 object)

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The Michigan Council on Economic Education (MCEE) records contain materials related to the Michigan branch of the Joint Council on Economic Education. MCEE was founded with the goal of ending economic illiteracy in the state of Michigan.


The Michigan Council on Economic Education records are arranged into 2 series: 1. ADMINISTRATIVE and 2. EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS & PROGRAMS. The ADMINISTRATIVE series contains founding documents, staffing information, correspondence, meeting minutes, financial documents, biographical files, policies, publicity, committees, and materials related to the Joint Council on Economic Education. The EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS & PROGRAMS series contains information related to economic educational programming, partner councils in other states, instructional materials, workshops, public school programs, and affiliated universities and colleges.

Related Materials

Additional materials related to the Michigan Council on Economic Education can be found at University of Michigan's Bentley Historical Library in their vertical files. Also related are the National Institute for Consumer Education, 07.NICE, found in University Archives at Eastern Michigan University.

Michigan Council on Economic Education
Brooke Boyst
2021 August 19
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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