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Milton Ford files

 Series
Identifier: GV100-04

Overview

Milton E. Ford (1942-2014), professor of liberal studies at Grand Valley and founding director of the university’s LGBT Resource Center, joined Grand Valley’s faculty in 1973 and celebrated receiving his 40-year service award in December 2013. A compassionate teacher and lifelong researcher, Ford will best be remembered for leading efforts to integrate the LGBT community with university academics and its student life. Ford also served as faculty advisor to Out N About, Grand Valley’s gay/straight student alliance, and as a trainer for Allies and Advocates. The files used for Ford’s personal reference include photographs, correspondence, teaching materials, and copies of different changes made to monograph. The collection also includes materials from conferences Ford attended, as well as information that pertains to the opening and operations of the LGBT Resource Center.

Dates

  • 2000 - 2012

Creator

Access to Materials

Collection is open for research use. Materials may be accessed by request at Special Collections and University Archives in Seidman House. Materials do not circulate.

Extent

1.15 Linear feet (1 carton)

Title
Milton Ford files
Author
Special Collections & University Archives
Date
2014
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Grand Valley State University Special Collections and University Archives Repository

Contact:
Seidman House
1 Campus Drive
Allendale MI 49401 United States
616-331-8726