Michigan State University - University Archives and Historical Collections
The collection contains the manuscript, "Drill Cores: Folklore of Michigan's Upper Peninsula from the collection of Walter F. Gries," pertains to the development of the mining regions around the Keweenaw Peninsula and portrays the richness of the ethnic cultures which contributed to this development. The bulk of the manuscript contains nationality stories and poems, primarily Cornish, but also includes Finnish, Italian, German, French Canadian, and Scandinavian folklore. This material was collected by Walter F. Gries (1892-1959), a native of Ishpeming, whose grandfather immigrated from Germany to the Upper Peninsula. His premature death in 1959 prevented the publication of this material and the task was taken up by his wife's brother-in-law, Donald D. Kinsey. Donald D. Kinsey, a resident of Grand Rapids, Michigan, became enamored of the Upper Peninsula when he visited Gries' home in 1929. Description in Printed Sources: Powers, Thomas E. and McNitt, William H. "Michigan Historical ... Read More
Michigan State University - University Archives and Historical Collections
The Research series includes laboratory books, grant accounts, human and caprine MPS IIID research, and bovine and caprine beta-mannosidosis research. The Medical Education Curriculum series consists of assignments, exams, programmed texts, and curriculum development. These materials were primarily used at Michigan State University and the Medical College of Virginia. The Professional series is comprised of Jones's medical licenses, awards, curriculum vitae and biographical sketches, academic appointments, diplomas, patents, publications featuring Jones, self evaluations, continuing medical education, faculty activity forms, and membership in professional organizations (e.g., American Association of Neuropathologists, Institute for Laboratory Animal Research). The fourth series consists of records from the Regional Neuromuscular Diagnostic Laboratory at Michigan State University, including correspondence, budgets, grants, progress reports, brochures, manuals, and consultations. The ... Read More
Michigan State University - University Archives and Historical Collections
The Beatrice Paolucci papers include materials created by Paolucci during her tenure at Michigan State University, her published and unpublished manuscripts, her work on international projects, and personal records
Michigan State University - University Archives and Historical Collections
The T. S. Dimmick collection contains glass lantern slides of scenes of family life and recreation. Images of family life include mealtime, Christmas, relaxing at home, leisure activities. The recreation images include visits to a beach, sailing, fishing, iceboating, sledding, and bicycling
Michigan State University - University Archives and Historical Collections
The collection contains one issue of Obatala: New Arts Review from April 1974. The issue contains poetry, graphic art, fiction, and articles on music and musicians
Michigan State University - University Archives and Historical Collections
This collection consists primarily of Clarence Judson's letters to his family, written during his years at Michigan Agricultural College. The letters describe his classes, activities, financial situation, his experiences as a teacher during school breaks, the class strike of 1886, and a visit to the Capitol in Lansing. The collection also includes an autobiography, family history materials, genealogical charts, school records, diaries from 1888 to 1902, and a notebook Judson kept while working on the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railroad
Michigan State University - University Archives and Historical Collections
The annual reports of the Human Learning Research Institute contain information on projects, staff, and research
Michigan State University - University Archives and Historical Collections
The Spartan Women's League records consists of correspondence, constitutions of the organization, event programs, history of the organization, membership lists, newspaper clippings, and a faculty questionnaire. Also included are two campus etiquette books, "We Like It This Way at Michigan State College" and "This We Do at MSU." The collection also contains photographs of members and activities
Michigan State University - University Archives and Historical Collections
This collection contains the papers of Harriett Horton of Brunswick, Ohio, including poetry and an essay, a report from a school she taught in Medina, Ohio, in 1852, and the first issue of a literary journal she edited. Also included are an estate inventory and valuation (circa 1822), and an account book from a farm in Danbury, Connecticut, listing expenses and work performed (1785-1811)
Michigan State University - University Archives and Historical Collections
This collection contains a farm diary of Orson Ingalls of Almont, Lapeer County, Michigan, giving prices of stock and produce. The diary also contains personal notes about daily agricultural activities, weather conditions, health, church attendance, visits to friends and attendance at funerals