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Athletics collection

Identifier: 03.A

The Athletics collection dates from the years 1890-2014, with a gap between 1980-2000 in the men's and women's articles and statistics. The collection includes administrative files, such as correspondence, minutes, agendas, and reports. Also included are athletic handbooks, photos, media guides, sports programs, clippings, ticket stubs, pamphlets, rosters, schedules and flyers. The collection documents both men's and women's organized sports at EMU.

Dates: 1890 - 2015

Bowen Field House records

Identifier: 015.BFH

This collection documents the construction of Bowen Field House in 1955 at Michigan State Normal College. Records include renovation plans, press clippings, and other materials dating from 1954-2009. This collection is valuable to the history of college sports.

Dates: 1954 - 2009

Harold E. Sponberg papers

Identifier: 02.HES

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

Hockey Club records

Identifier: 04.HC
Abstract Since 1976, The Eastern Michigan University Hockey Club has competed at the highest levels of semi-varsity hockey in the United States. The Hockey Club collection contains materials belonging to the Eastern Michigan University Hockey Club, which was established in 1976. Materials include official programs, newspaper clippings, season reviews, and administration papers, including the records officially establishing the club with...
Dates: 1976 - 2008

Huron Restoration records

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

Inactive Student Organization records

Identifier: 04.ISO
Abstract The collection of Inactive Student Organizations records follows a detailed history of the various organizations approved and eventually rendered defunct by the Office of Campus Life, the administrative department responsible for all student organizations and Greek societies. Records include both recognition and cancellation letters from university authorities, individual organization constitutions, preambles, regulations/by-laws, detailed charters, various...
Dates: 1968 - 2010

John Harold Goodsman collection

Identifier: 013.JHG

The John Harold Goodsman collection contains several letterman sweaters and blanket that belonged to Goodsman while he attended Michigan State Normal College (MSNC) from 1935-39. Goodsman, nicknamed "Red" by his team, lettered in tennis and band. He played tennis for three of his four years attending the school. He was captain of the tennis team for two of his three years participating. Goodsman graduated from MSNC in 1939.

Dates: unknown

Michigan State Normal College Athletic Jacket

 Item — Box: 1, Object: 1
Identifier: 03.AJ

This collection includes a single lightweight front zipper jacket with the Michigan State Normal College seal on the left breast of the jacket. The provenance of the item is unknown but it is similar to the outwear worn by athletes at Michigan State Normal College between the 1940s and 1950s.

Dates: 1940 - 1950

Michigan State Normal College Track and Field Uniform

Identifier: 03.TFU

The Michigan State Normal College Track and Field Uniform collection contains one sweater and one pair of shorts. This uniform would have been worn by a men's track and field team member between 1935-1965

Dates: 1935 - 1955

Olds-Robb Student Recreation-Intramural Complex records

Identifier: 015.ORSRIC
Abstract The Olds-Robb Student Recreation-Intramural Complex is a building on Eastern Michigan University's campus, which was constructed and dedicated in 1982. It was originally named for Lloyd W. Olds, a head of the Department of Physical Education, the track coach, and the founder of the Intramural program. The building was renovated in 1991, and renamed in 1993 to include an acknowledgement of Board of Regents member Richard Robb. The materials in the collection...
Dates: 1977 - 2012

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