Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Historic preservation is an endeavor that seeks to preserve, conserve and protect buildings, objects, landscapes or other artifacts of historical significance
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
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
Preservation Eastern collection
Abstract The Preservation Eastern collection documents the inner workings of a student organization for graduate students in the Histoic Preservation program at Eastern Michigan University. The group provides valuable experiences for students before entering the preservation field. The collection is arranged chronologically and topically. It is divided into two series. The two series in the collection are: Chronological 1979-2016, and Projects. Records date from 1966 to 2016 and include meeting...
Dates: 1966 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1990 - 2011
Richard "Dick" Oltmanns collection
Abstract The Richard "Dick" Oltmanns collection are slide presentations created and given by Richard Oltmanns while on the faculty of Eastern Michigan University on campus and in the community. Oltmanns who was a graduate of the Michigan State Normal College returned to campus in 1956 and joined the faculty in the College of Education and the Library where he was the coordinator of Media Services. Materials in the collection are complete slide sets of...
Dates: 1960 - 1988
Robert Schweitzer papers
Abstract The Robert Schweitzer papers encompass materials related to his work teaching as an adjunct in the Historic Preservation graduate program at Eastern Michigan University. The collection includes student papers on preservation and architectural history, many of which contain photographs, slides, or photographic negatives. There are also instructional materials such as syllabi, exams, and an instructor's manual. In addition to papers related to coursework, the...
Dates: 1981 - 2010
Sherzer Hall 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
Ted J. Ligibel papers
Abstract Dr. Ted Ligibel was a professor in the Historic Preservation Program at Eastern Michigan University. Dr. Ligibel began his career at EMU in 1991, rising to director of the Historic Preservation program in 1999. He held this position until 2017 as he transitioned to retirement. In addition to overseeing the largest graduate HP program in the United States, Dr. Ligibel was also involved in numerous local, state, and national preservation projects. His papers are dated from 1985 to 2017 and...
Dates: 1985 - 2017
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
Washtenaw County Historic Preservation Office Project records
Abstract The Washtenaw County Historic Preservation Office Project records primarily documents the four Histweb projects, but includes additional files on Certified Local Government, the Historic District Commission, and general files on Washtenaw County related to historic districts and preservation. It is not a complete record of the Preservation office, or of the Histweb projects, but it does include planning documentation including grant applications, final reports, meeting minutes, and...
Dates: 1980 - 2010
Washtenaw County Historic Preservation Program surveys
Abstract The Washtenaw County Historic Preservation Program surveys is a collection of rural building surveys conducted by students enrolled in “GEO 636” under the direction of Dr. Marshall McLennan in 1981. Surveys are arranged by township, with materials missing from Bridgewater and Lodi townships and some townships left incomplete due to time and course restraints. All of these details are in Dr. McLennan's report [Box 8/ Folder 3], additionally several areas are...
Dates: 1980 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1981 - 1982
Woolridge Brown Morton III papers
Abstract The Woolridge Brown Morton III papers consists of materials related to Morton’s professional service and volunteer efforts during his fourty plus years instructing at the University of Mary Washington and while working as a private contractor.The materials in the collection span from 1714-2011 with the bulk of the collection dating from 1960-1999. They reflect his involvement in important events such as preservation projects in Bayt Al-Razzaz,...
Dates: 1714 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1999