Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: A campus is traditionally the land on which a college or university and related institutional buildings are situated. Usually a campus includes libraries, lecture halls, residence halls and park-like settings. The definition currently describes a collection of buildings that belong to a given institution, either academic or non-academic.
Found in 68 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Built in 1903 to house the Department of Natural Sciences, the building was designed by E. W. Arnold of Battle Creek, In 1922, the Natural Science Building was further updated when a 10-inch refactor telescope was installed on roof of building. Renamed in 1957 for Dr. William H. Sherzer, professor of geology and head of the Department of Natural Sciences (1892-1932), the building has sustained two fires one in 1973 and another which almost destroyed the building in 1989. Sherzer Hall, home...
Dates: 1903 - 2010
Abstract The Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority, Omicron Chapter started as a local sorority at the Michigan State Normal College when the Alpha Beta Sigma Sorority began in 1912. In January, 1917 this local sorority joined the national Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority and is often referred to as Tri-Sig. The Sigma Sigma Sigma (Tri-Sigma) Sorority collection contains consitutions and bylaws; membership information; flyers and news clippings; and a pledge paddle from the 1960s. It is...
Dates: 1940 - 2014
Abstract The information contained in the Sodalitas Latina records include bound meeting books that outlined meeting activities, members, and financies of the organization; and invitations and correspondence to events promoted and sponsored by thte organization. The Sodalitas Latina was the name of the Latin Club formed during the 1915-16 school year and this is a small sample of records of this student organization. Materials in the collection date from 1915 through...
Dates: 1916 - 1945
Abstract Starkweather Hall is the oldest building on Eastern Michigan University's campus, having been built between 1895-1896 and dedicated in 1897. Mary Ann Starkweather, a local philanthropist, donated the funds to erect the building on behalf of the Student Christian Association (SCA). Operation of the building was later transferred to the Office of Religious Life, which dissolved in 1976. The Starkweather Hall records contain materials relating to the...
Dates: 1895 - 2010
Abstract The Student Religious Association records documents the activities of the SRA including a constitution; correspondence; financial records and meeting minutes; publications including a student handbook and history of the organization; and a scrapbook containing hand-drawn flyers, photographs, clippings, programs and invitations. The goal of the association was to work with the cooperation of community area churches and welcome any student to its activities;...
Dates: 1951 - 1957