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GVSU 50th Anniversary planning files

Identifier: GV002-07

Collection Description

Files document the planning and implementation of the celebration of Grand Valley’s 50th Anniversary by the 50th Anniversary Committee. Files include press releases; promotional materials and publications; events and program files; Laker Lore interview files and transcripts; invitations; commemorative book; and memorabilia. The records also include the research and interview files created by Julie Stivers in her work to create the university's 50th Anniversary History web site.


  • 2008-2016

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.

Publication Rights

For information on copyright or permissions for this collection, contact Grand Valley State University Special Collections.

Administrative History

The events of the 50th Anniversary celebration of Grand Valley took place between 2010-2011. Events included receptions, parades, exhibitions, musical performances, sporting events, and lectures.


6.5 Linear feet (7 boxes)

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Repository Details

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

Seidman House
1 Campus Drive
Allendale MI 49401 United States