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Adonijah Strong Welch reference collection

 Collection
Identifier: 02.ASW
Abstract

The Adonijah Strong Welch reference collection document the the first president of Michigan State Normal College who serving from 1851-1865. His papers include such materials as press clippings, biographies compiled by scholars, and materials regarding his administration at the Iowa Agricultural College. Folders have been arranged alphabetically. Most of the items in the collection were produced during Welch's educational career, 1851 through 1889.

Dates: 1853 - 1979

Charles Fitz Roy Bellows reference collection

 Collection
Identifier: 02.CFRB
Abstract

The Charles Fitz Roy Bellows reference collection document the third president of Michigan State Normal College who served from 1870 to 1871. His papers include the following files: Biographies, largely compiled by researchers, press clippings, a program from a talk delivered by Bellows, an invitation to his son's dramatic and poetic recital at MSNC, and an invitation to his son's wedding. The records are dated approximately 1885 to 2001.

Dates: 1885 - 2001

Charles McKenny papers

 Collection
Identifier: 02.CM
Abstract The Charles McKenny papers document the 12th president of Michigan State Normal College, who served from 1912 to 1933. McKenny Hall, named in honor of Charles McKenny, was dedicated in 1931 as the student union, and while it still bears the name it is now used for classroom instruction and administrative and program offices. The Charles McKenny papers include McKenny building dedication programs, press clippings, letters of condolence following McKenny's...
Dates: 1912 - 1933

Craig Willis papers

 Collection
Identifier: 02.CW
Abstract The Craig Willis papers date from 2004-2005 during Willis' interim year as president of Eastern Michigan University. The collection includes clippings, invitations, news releases and other office communiqu├ęs, notes from meetings and speaking engagements and official documents from the Michigan Senate Appropriations hearings in 2004 and 2005. Materials are arranged alphabetically, with the exception of the larger series of Meeting and...
Dates: 2004 - 2006

David Porter Mayhew reference collection

 Collection
Identifier: 02.DPM
Abstract

The David Porter Mayhew reference collection document the second president of Michigan State Normal College, who served from 1865 to 1870. His collection include the following materials that date between 1863-1948: scholarly biographies, press clippings, correspondence, an obituary, and financial receipts.

Dates: 1863 - 1948

Edwin Willits reference collection

 Collection
Identifier: 02.EW
Abstract

The Edwin Willits reference collection document the seventh president at Michigan State Normal College, who served from 1883 to 1885. His papers include such materials as biographies, clippings, and a copy of his Baccalaureate address.

Dates: 1882 - 2007

Elmer A. Lyman reference collection

 Collection
Identifier: 02.EL
Abstract

The Elmer A. Lyman reference collection document the tenth president of Michigan State Normal College, who served from 1900 to 1902. His papers include such materials as researcher biographies, clippings, correspondence, and publications.

Dates: 1899 - 1971

Eugene B. Elliott papers

 Collection
Identifier: 02.EE
Abstract The Eugene B. Elliott papers, 1941-1975 documents the professional career of Eugene B. Elliott who served as the State Superintendent of Public Instruction for the State of Michigan and then as President of the Michigan State Normal College, Eastern Michigan College and Eastern Michigan University. While the collection documents Elliott's professional work prior to his inaguration as the President of the Michigan State Normal College in 1948 the bulk of the...
Dates: 1941 - 1975

Harold E. Sponberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: 02.HES
Abstract

The Harold E. Sponberg papers documents the tenure of Eastern Michigan University President Harold E. Sponberg, 1965-74. Included in this collection are records documenting his Inauguration, Retirement, Office and Personal files. Of particular note are his alphabetically organized office files documenting policy changes on campus in the late 1960s, expansion of campus buildings and course offerings.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1965 - 1974; 1940 - 1978

Huron Restoration records

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Identifier: 011.HR
Abstract In October of 1988, the Michigan Department of Civil Rights issued a report that made suggestions that all schools using Native American names and mascots change them. The report stated that the use of Native American names and mascots for athletic teams promoted racial stereotypes. On May 22, 1991, the Board of Regents changed Eastern Michigan University's mascot from the "Hurons" to the "Eagles" after much controversy. During the period of 1991-1992 the Huron...
Dates: 1929 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1991 - 1992

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