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GV. Grand Valley State University Archives

 Record Group
Identifier: GV
Records series and publications of Grand Valley State University.

Found in 73 Collections and/or Records:

Admissions Office reports

Identifier: GV055-03
Scope and Contents

Series contains reports and documents related to Grand Valley's Admissions Office procedures and university recruitment.

Dates: 1972 - 1982

Alumni events and program files

Identifier: GV008-06
Scope and Contents

Files include founding documents of the Grand Valley Alumni Association, directories, Distinguished Alumni awards, program and events files.

Dates: 1967 - 1998

Author Recognition Bibliography

 Series — Box 1
Identifier: GV043-08
Scope and Contents

Starting in 2007, Grand Valley State University Libraries has annually recognized and honored faculty and staff who published work within the past year. Publication examples include books, chapters, articles, proceeding papers, visual media, short stories, or other published work. A printed bibliography citing accomplishments is created in conjunction with this event.

Dates: 2006 - 2015

Academic and Student Affairs Committee meetings

Identifier: GV004-09
Scope and Contents

Contains meeting agendas, minutes, supplemental materials and related correspondence of the Academic and Student Affairs Committee of the GVSU Board of Control from 1979 to 1986. Also includes one file of general correspondence between the Provost's Office and the Board of Control, dating between 1983 and 2002.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1979 - 1986; 1979 - 2002

Center for Continuing Education annual report

 Series — Box 1: [Barcode: aspace.r.96.Box.1]
Identifier: GV026-03

This annual report is a summary of the continuing education activities conducted during the 1978-1979 fiscal year. The report represents a variety of academic units that extend programs to evening and off campus students. A review of the programs and relevant statistical data are included.

Dates: 1978-1979

Faculty research and distinguished contribution award files

Identifier: GV027-01
Collection Description

Research and Development files from 1969, maintained by Chair Howard Stein and others, include minutes, memos and correspondence, other administrative records and reports, and grant proposal files. Funded and denied grant proposal files from 1977/8 for research support may also include Human Research Committee files, stipends, and travel files. After 1983 the committee managed the Distinguished Contribution awards.

Dates: 1969-2013

Kevin Cole geological and mining reports

Identifier: GV100-08
Scope and Contents

Collection of geological, mining, and mineralogical reports from the United States, Canada, and several other countries, spanning from 1881 to 1993. The bulk of the reports cover the areas of Canada and the United States, though other areas of the world are also represented, including the Arctic and Antarctica. Most of the reports were produced by government agencies such as the U.S. Department of the Interior, or the Candian Ministry of Mines or Department of Mines and Resources.

Dates: 1881 - 1993

College of Arts and Sciences administrative records

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: GV034-09
Scope and Contents This record series contains publications, Dean's Office files, faculty committee files, divisional, and department files from the College of Arts and Sciences, spanning from 1964 to about 1998, with the bulk of the files dating between 1967 and 1979. Publications include course offerings, calendars, and schedules from the 1960s and 1970s, program brochures from the 1970s and 1980s, and manuals for faculty and department chairmen from the late 1960s to the mid-1970s....
Dates: 1964 - 1998; Majority of material found in 1964 - 1982

College of Student Affairs Leadership

 Series — Box 1
Identifier: GV030-04
Scope and Contents

"Celebrating Twenty Years" publication of the College Student Affairs Leadership program in the Grand Valley State University College of Education

Dates: 2015

Commencement Files

Identifier: GV002-23
Scope and Contents Series contains files related to commencement ceremonies, their participants and preparations, 1966-2014. Primarily paper materials with some photographs. Papers include commencement preparation documents from the President's Office, Planning Committee and Commencement Coordinator. Includes lists of candidates for graduation, letters to students and alumni, press clippings, press releases, correspondence with honorary degree recipients and their testimonials, texts of commencement addresses,...
Dates: 1966-2012

Convocation Files

Identifier: GV002-24
Scope and Contents

Series contains planning documents and printed programs of any GVSU event called a 'Convocation', including annual events such as Opening, Honors, and Academic Convocations; and special convocations for visiting dignitaries, honorary degree awards, and departmental events.

Dates: 1966 - 2015

Deans Council minutes and agendas

Identifier: GV004-10
Scope and Contents

Contains minutes, agendas, supplemental materials, and related correspondence of the Deans Council from 1985 to 2012 and the Provost's Cabinet from 2012 to 2015. Also contains one file on Dean's Retreats from 1984-2001.

Dates: 1985 - 2015

Division of Arts and Humanities annual report

 Series — Box 1: [Barcode: aspace.r.210.Box.1]
Identifier: GV061-01

This annual report of the Division of Arts and Humanities (now College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) was presented to the Board of Trustees. The report contains a divisional report from the dean, unit reports from each department, and tables that depict the amount of student hours taught and Arts and Humanities majors.

Dates: 1998-2001

Eberhard Center files

Identifier: GV054-01
Scope and Contents

Contains early records and promotional materials relating to the programs and services of the L. V. Eberhard Center on Grand Valley's Grand Rapids Campus.

Dates: 1981-1992

Bilingual Education Training Program records

Identifier: GV019-02
Scope and Contents

Series contains records relating to bilingual education training at Grand Valley State Colleges between the years of 1971 and 1979. Files include program proposals, correspondence and memoranda, administrative files, CVs and biographical information about program directors and instructors, and information about student teachers and courses. The records also document grant-funded projects, as well as initiatives such as the Right To Read program.

Dates: 1971-1979

Faculty Awards Convocation planning files

 Series — Box 1
Identifier: GV004-11
Scope and Contents

Contains planning files for the Faculty Awards Convocation events from 2008-2013.

Dates: 2008 - 2013

Faculty Handbook

 Series — Box 1-5: [Barcode: aspace.r.8.Box.1-5]
Identifier: GV004-01
Scope and Contents

Faculty Handbook of policies and procedures for Grand Valley faculty, published as a physical book from 1967-2005 and as a PDF from 2006-2017. In 2018, the Faculty Handbook was replaced by the GVSU Policies website.

Dates: 1967 - 2017

Global GVSU: Resource Guide for Faculty and Staff

Identifier: GV053-07

Resource guide for faculty and staff of the Padnos International Center. Guide includes information on opportunities to study abroad, develop international partnerships, and on grant, teaching, and sabbatical opportunities. Titled Resource Guide for Faculty and Staff until 2014, when it was renamed to Global GVSU: Resource Guide for Faculty and Staff.

Dates: 2007-[ongoing]

Graduate Director's Handbook

 Series — Box 1: [Barcode: aspace.r.176.Box.1]
Identifier: GV042-02

This handbook is a guide for graduate program management that covers administrative duties, application and admission processes, research and thesis guidelines, as well as general rules.

Dates: 2012-2013

Graduate Programs Student Survey

 Series — Box 1: [Barcode: aspace.r.593.Box.1]
Identifier: GV042-06
Collection Description

In August 1988 Grand Valley State University made a significant commitment to graduate education, by hiring an Associate Director of Graduate Admissions. In an effort to understand how graduate programs and services were being used, the Associate Director conducted a telephone survey of current and past graduate students. The final report of the Graduate Student Survey was released in April 1989.

Dates: April 1989

Graduate Student Celebration and Graduate Dean's Citations for Academic Excellence

 Series — Box 1: [Barcode: aspace.r.178.Box.1]
Identifier: GV042-04

This publication is produced by the Office of Graduate Studies in collaboration with the Graduate and Professional Student Association. The publication is produced for an event held each semester and includes an awards ceremony list and names of each student graduating along with their thesis abstract.

Dates: 2009-2012

Graduate Student Guidebook

 Series — Box 1: [Barcode: aspace.r.177.Box.1]
Identifier: GV042-03

This informal guide for new graduate students was prepared in response to the suggestions of many graduate students, communicated through surveys, forums, and face-to-face meetings. The guidebook contains an office directory, where to turn for advice or guidance, program options, and when matters related to an individual's graduate program should be acted on.

Dates: 2012-2013

Grand Forum program files

Identifier: GV008-07
Scope and Contents

Series contains program files documenting the history and activities of the Grand Forum continuing education series run by the Alumni Relations office. Files include advisory board materials, membership rosters, event programs, speaker lists, brochures, and newsletters produced by the program from 1995 to 2021.

Dates: 1995 - 2021

Grand Valley State audiovisual media collection

Identifier: GV000-04
Scope and Contents

This artificial collection contains video tapes, audio tapes, CDs, and DVDs of Grand Valley State speeches, lectures, events, ceremonies, athletics events, programs, and promotional media. The collection's contents span from 1968 to 2016.

Dates: 1969-2016

Grand Valley State University Accountability Reports

Identifier: GV012-17

This annual report is compiled by University Communications for the President to present to the Board of Trustees. They report the success and standing of Grand Valley in relation to other Michigan state colleges and universities through statistical and normative data.

Dates: 2007-2019

GVSU Shakespeare Festival

Identifier: GV076-01
Scope and Contents

Contains programs, schedules, promotional materials and annual newsletters of the Grand Valley State University Shakespeare Festival from 1994 to 2017.

Dates: 1994-2017

History Department slide collections

Identifier: GV051-04
Content Description

Complete digital backups of The American History Slide Collection and The Western Civilization Slide Collection, with guidebooks. Originally digitized in 2008 with corrected scans in 2020.

Dates: Copyright: 1977; Copyright: 1981

International Center program files

 Series — Box 1-2: [Barcode: aspace.r.198.Box.1-2]
Identifier: GV053-06
Scope and Contents

Series contains flyersand brochures, memos, program information, working files, electronic files and videos.

Dates: 1970-2008