Urban planning and environment
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Urban planning integrates land use planning and transportation planning to improve the built, economic and social environments of communities.
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Campus Development records
Abstract Michigan State Normal School was founded in 1849 in Ypsilanti, MI, and the Campus Development records include materials from the founding of the school and development of the original campus property, as well as subsequent changes and developments to the campus through 2002. The collection includes newspaper clippings, news releases, campus project plans, and campus master plans. Formats included in the collection range from paper documents, black and white...
Dates: 1849 - 2002
Campus Maps collection
Abstract The Campus Maps collection includes directional, expansion, and transportation maps of Eastern Michigan University from 1870-2007. The collection mainly consists of official directional walking and aerial maps, mostly ranging from the 1950s to the early 2000s, but also includes pamphlets on parking and transportation guidelines as well as maps of the University's expansion and growth projects. Booklets from the University pertaining to other topics are found in...
Dates: 1870 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1950 - 2000
Department of Geography and Geology records
The Department of Geography and Geology records include materials from the Department at Eastern Michigan University from 1896 until 2016, with the bulk of materials dating from the 1990s to the mid 2010s. The collection contains documents concerning academic programs, administrative files, curriculum, press, and other relevant materials. It is particularly useful to the study of the department from 1995 to 2016, and for insight into administrative functions.
Dates: 1896 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1995 - 2015
Institute for Community and Regional Development records
Abstract The Institute for Community and Regional Development (ICARD) was a public service unit of Eastern Michigan University. Its purpose was to make the expertise and capabilities of the University available to governments, community agencies and businesses. The Institute for Community and Regional Development papers includes materials dating between 1966 and 2006 with the majority of the files dating between 1984 and 1998. Materials are organized into three series....
Dates: 1963 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1984 - 1998
Norman Tyler papers
Abstract The Norman Tyler papers document the work of Tyler while on the faculty of the Geology and Geography Department particularly in the Urban and Regional Planning Program at Eastern Michigan University. It contains materials related to both the Urban and Regional Planning program and the Historic Preservation program from 1990 to 2014. The collection is organized into four series and does not include materials related to Tyler's research, writing. The primary...
Dates: 1990 - 2014
Urban and Regional Planning Program records
Abstract The Urban and Regional Planning Program records document the urban planning program at Eastern Michigan University. The Urban and Regional Planning program provides an integrated curriculum with courses that complement and build upon each other in developing a full range of planning knowledge and skills. The undergraduate program consists of both practical and applied coursework including studying land use, zoning, problems of urban growth and local decision-making; learning how to develop...
Dates: 1999 - 2020; Majority of material found within 2006 - 2020