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Michigan State Normal College

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 180 Collections and/or Records:

James Balten, Sr. collection

Identifier: 03.JB
Abstract James J. Balten, Sr. born September 13, 1915 and graduated from Akron New York High School. During his time at the Normal College he was a member of the Phi Delta Pi fraternity and the Physical Education Club, held the position of lineman on the football team where he lettered in the fall of 1936, '37 and '38 and threw shotput for the Track and Field team (1938, '39). He graduated in 1939 with a Bacelor of Science degree in Physical Education. Balten served in the 505th Bomb Group during...
Dates: 1936 - 1939

James R. Breakey, Jr. collection

Identifier: 010.JRB


Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 1969

John A. Nist papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 010.JN
Abstract John A. Nist was a professor of English at Eastern Michigan University from 1952-1962. Born in Chicago in 1925, Nist received his degrees from DePaul University and Indiana University and taught courses in linguistic science, creative writing, old English and Medievial writing. He was the faculty advisor to the English Club and was responsible for bringing to campus the Delta chapter of the honor fraternity Lambda Iota Tau. Married to Joan Stidham, the couple had four boys, two of which...
Dates: 1954 - 1962

John D. Pierce papers

 Unprocessed — 1
Identifier: 9999.460
Dates: unknown

John D. Pierce papers

Identifier: 010.JP
Abstract John D. Pierce was an important figure in the early history of Michigan State Normal College and education in Michigan in general. He served as the first Superintendent of Public Education from 1836 to 1882, and gave the dedicatory address at the completion of the first building on the MSNC campus. The John D. Pierce papers include the following materials: Pierce's personal copy of the Holy Bible, along with clippings which were removed from the inside cover;...
Dates: 1797 - 1882

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

John M. Munson papers

Identifier: 02.JM

John M. Munson was the thirteenth president of Michigan State Normal College, serving from 1933 through 1948. The John M. Munson papers include both personal materials, as well as files from the Office of the President, from approximately 1904 through 1950.

Dates: 1904 - 1950

John Mahelm Berry Sill reference collection

Identifier: 02.JMBS

The John Mahelm Berry Sill reference collection document the eighth president of Michigan State Normal College, who served from 1886 to 1893. His papers consist of such materials as researcher biographies, press clippings, CVs, handwritten speeches, and memorials and obituaries.

Dates: 1892 - 1963

John S. Elwell papers

Identifier: 010.JE

John S. Elwell was a faculty member of the Department of Music at Eastern Michigan University from 1948 to 1975. His papers consist of correspondence, clippings, programs from musical events, and a large collection of sheet music which Elwell accumulated.

Dates: 1930 - 2004

Joseph Estabrook reference collection

Identifier: 02.JE

The Joseph Estabrook reference collection document the fourth president of Michigan State Normal College, who served from 1871-1880. His papers include such materials as press clippings, researcher biographies, obituaries, and a bound draft of Estabrook's history of MSNC.

Dates: 1876 - 1982