Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The Baptist Student Association records document the events and activities of the organization which was sponsored by the Ypsilanti Baptist church and sought to provide a fun atmosphere for young Christians studying at Michigan State Normal College. Included in the record are official meeting minutes from 1935-1940 and the secretary's notebook from 1924-27; membership materials including a roster and membership committee materials; reports from the Association...
Dates: 1940 - 1945
Abstract The Christian Youth Fellowship records documents the activities of an organization that resulted in a joint partnership between the Ypsilanti Baptist and Congregational Churches to coordinate the services and support of college students in 1940. The collection of financial records, meeting minutes, reports and scrapbooks documents the activities of the organization from 1940-1050, with the bulk of documents from the earliest years of the organization. The CYF...
Dates: 1940 - 1950
Collection — Box 1
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
Abstract The Office of Religious Affairs records date from 1960 to 1979 when the office operated out of Starkweather Hall on the campus of Eastern Michigan University. The collection, organized into four series: Speaker and Performances, Groups and Meetings, Administrative Files, and Charles Minneman papers, is a comprehensive history of the Office during this timespan. The personal belongings of director Charles Minneman includes detailed appointment cards and books,...
Dates: 1953 - 1979
File — Box 10: [Barcode: 32307023310668], Reel: 165-198
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Reels and Cassettes series contains the actual physical tape reels and cassettes. Each reel/cassette is housed in its original reel/cassette case with Westerman's handwritten table of contents on the back. Seeing the wide array of subjects included on each reel illustrates the need for the index card and photocopy system. There are occasional gaps in the reel collection, due to a number of missing reels. Likewise, there is one cassette missing from the cassette collection. The cassettes...
Dates: 1964 - 1967
Abstract The Spotts Family papers document the lives of Frank Spotts and Beatrice Hildebrandt while they were at the Michigan State Normal College in the mid 1930s and early 1940s. Most of the materials in the collection were collected by Beatrice and include materials collected through the activities she participated in on campus, including registration, examinations, attendance at campus events and then those activities specific to the Baptist Student Group and the...
Dates: 1934 - 1997
Abstract The records of the Student Christian Association, 1853-1925, include founding documents, minutes and reports; prayer meeting announcements; the publication titled "Green Book"; and fundraising materials for the construction of Starkweather Hall and World War I soldiers and veterans. The Student Christian Association (SCA) operated independently of Michigan State Normal while catering specifically to the religious life of individuals attending the...
Dates: 1856 - 1925
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
Abstract The W. Scott Westerman audio collection consists of over 4,100 individually recorded radio news broadcasts documented on 1/4" master tape reels and cassette tapes. Between 1954 and 1976, Rev. W. Scott Westerman Sr. recorded directly from radio programs in his livingroom. Topics included in the collection range from the American Civil Rights Movement and presidential debates, to sporting events and nature sounds. Notably, all of the Ann Arbor Board of...
Dates: 1954 - 1979