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Eastern Michigan University. College of Arts and Sciences

Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: The College of Arts and Sciences houses the following notable schools and departments: Africology and African American Studies, Art and Design, Biology, Chemistry, Communication, Media and Theatre Arts, Computer Science, Critical Disability Studies, Economics, English Language and Literature, Geography and Geology, History and Philosophy, Environmental Science, Jewish Studies, Mathematics, Music and Dance, Neuroscience, Physics and Astronomy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Urban Studies, Women's and Gender Studies, and World Languages.

Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:

George S. May papers

Identifier: 010.GM
Abstract George S. May taught Michigan and American History in the History Department at Eastern Michigan University from 1966 until his retirement in 1988. May had a particular interest in the history of the automotive industry, the automobile and the Upper Penninsula of Michigan and his publications and research reflect this. The George S. May papers includes files kept by May during his time on faculty at Eastern Michigan University related to his committee work both for the University and for...
Dates: 1955 - 1988

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

Harry Smith papers

Identifier: 010.HS

Harry L. Smith was a professor and department head in the Eastern Michigan University Department of Physics and Astronomy from 1920 through 1962. His papers include gradebooks, clippings, and copy of Smith's dissertation.

Dates: 1920 - 1962

Home Economics

 File — Box 23: [Barcode: 32307009255226]
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The John W. Porter collection documents Porter's tenure as University President from 1979 until 1989. The collection is organized as it was given to University Archives and is organized loosely by topic, containing fifteen identifiable series and one identifiable subseries. Identificable series include Budget, Searches, Tuition, Colleges, Board of Regents, Exectuive Council, Recommendation Letters, Financials, and multiple Correspondence series. Additional...
Dates: 1979 - 1995

Institute for Community and Regional Development records

Identifier: 05.ICARD
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

James H. Brickley papers

Identifier: 02.JB
Abstract The James H. Brickley papers are materials collected during James 'Jim' H. Brickley's tenure as President of Eastern Michigan University. Included in the collection are materials related to his inaguration events, his appointment calendars, clippings and newsreleases, and correspondence between Brickley and the faculty as well as administrators of the various Colleges of the University. While not a complete record of his time in office, it is a sample look at...
Dates: 1970 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1974 - 1978

James R. Breakey, Jr. collection

Identifier: 010.JRB


Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 1969

Lota Garner papers

Identifier: 010.LG
Abstract The Lota Garner papers contains the papers of Lota Garner an art professor at Michigan State Normal College and her family spanning from 1830 until 1931. Materials include photographs, manuscripts, religious journals, and sermons. The collection is further arranged into five series including: Family Papers, Manuscripts, Photographs, Religious Journals, and Sermons. The manuscripts and sermons are...
Dates: 1830 - 1890

Marion Franklin Stowe collection

Identifier: 05.MFS
Abstract The Marion Franklin Stowe collection consists correspondence with students; course materials; materials gathered regarding student performances; and two scrapbooks with clippings, programs, production photographs, and program histories written by Stowe organized by Drama and Interpretive Reading. Materials date from 1923 until 1960, the time in which Stowe was faculty in the Speech and Drama Department, and documents the evolution of the department, venue...
Dates: 1923 - 1950

North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary School records

Identifier: 07.NCACSS
Abstract The North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and Secondary School is an independent organization whose goal it is to set a standard for educational institutions to follow for accreditation. This standard is met and maintained by an institution of higher learning in order to receive and hold accreditation. The North Central Association was organized in 1895 at a meeting of 36 administrators of schools, colleges, and universities located in seven midwestern states. The...
Dates: 1960 - 1980