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19th and 20th century literary correspondence

Identifier: RHC-46
Collection Description

Collection of 19th and early 20th century correspondence and autographs from American authors. Includes personal and official routine correspondence primarily to and from American writers, including Louisa May Alcott, Christopher Morley, H.L. Mencken, Bertrand Russell, Carl Sandburg, Upton Sinclair, and Erle Stanley Garnder. Collected by Harvey E. Lemmen.

Dates: 1812-1988

25th Anniversary files

Identifier: GV002-26
Scope and Contents

Series contains files pertaining to the media coverage and events surrounding the 25th Anniversary of the chartering of Grand Valley State College.

Dates: 1985

461st Bomb Group (H) collection

Identifier: RHC-133
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a small amount of material collected by attendees at a 461st Bomb Group reunion. It includes reunion agendas, a 461st Bomb Group badge, and two essays written about the 461st Bomb Group.

Dates: circa 1999-2005

AAPC. Audio Video Development Committee files

Identifier: GV090-04
Abstract Formed in 1964 by the director of the A-V unit to consider approaches to foundations to support the development of A-V program. The charge was expanded in 1965 to review the AV facilities and their use, make recommendations for development of the program. Also known as the Academic Affairs Policy Council, Subcommittee Five. Minutes and agendas from April 20, 1965-1966 of the subcommittee and minutes and agendas of the first four meetings October 1967-January 1968 of the Audio-Video...
Dates: 1965-1968

AAPC. Committee to Plan the Erasmus Conference files

 Series — Box: 5
Identifier: GV090-02

In 1964, the AAPC created a committee to plan a conference for February 23-25 that invited speakers from neighboring colleges and scholars with a national reputation, student submission of papers in english, philosophy, and history, and music. Includes report to the Academic Affairs Policy Council and list of speakers that were, or were going to be, approached for an invitation to the event.

Dates: 1964

AAPC. Decentralization Subcommittee files

Identifier: GV090-05

The Decentralization Subcommittee, who reported to the Academic Affairs Policy Council, was created to give a complete overview and identify all possible objections to decentralization and to identify the degree to which they may or may not be valid. Collection contains reports of the Decentralization Subcommittee to the Academic Affairs Policy Council regarding the decentralization of the university into semi-autonomous units.

Dates: 1965

AAPC. Faculty Handbook Subcommittee files

 Series — Box: 44
Identifier: GV090-06

The Faculty Handbook Subcommittee, a committee of the Academic Affairs Policy Council, was charged with determining the information that would be included and operations for the publication of the faculty handbook. Collection contains meeting minutes for the Faculty Handbook Subcommittee.

Dates: 1966-1967

AAPC. Library Advisory Committee files

Identifier: GV090-11

Advise the library on possible areas of library development as perceived by the faculty; to react to issues brought to them from the Library; to serve as a communication channel; to recommend to the Academic Senate in a timely manner on major policy issues and matters of general concern as identified by the Committee. Collection contains meeting minutes of the Committee.

Dates: 1966-1970

AAPC. Role of Religion on Campus Subcommittee files

Identifier: GV090-07

The Role of Religion on Campus Subcommittee was created to make recommendations on the adoption of a college policy statement, plan for student religious ministries and organizations, an Academic Affairs Division policy governing religion in curriculum, and create a Committee on Public Programs. Collection contains minutes and memorandums of the committee.

Dates: 1966-1967

AAPC. Student Conduct Subcommittee files

Identifier: GV090-08

The Student Conduct Subcommittee was created to write an honor code, student code of conduct for the control of student behavior on campus, and an appeal process. Collection contains meeting minutes, agendas, memorandums, and supportive data.

Dates: 1965-1966

AAPC. Sub-Committee to Study Prizes files

Identifier: GV090-09

The Sub-Committee to Study Prizes was created to determine and grant awards for honors students. Collection contains reports, memorandums, and meeting minutes.

Dates: 1966-1970

AAPC. Subcommittee on College Objectives vs. Student Body files

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: GV090-03
Abstract Subcommittee formed in 1965 to examine college objectives and program of instruction in comparison to the abilities of the student body. The study was based on the N.C.A. finding that the students fell short of the quality of the faculty. After the final report was submitted, the committee reconvened as the Subcommittee on College Objectives as related to the Student Body to conduct a survey of students who dropped out, and to consider raising enrollment requirements. Minutes, supporting...
Dates: 1965

AAUP Grand Valley Chapter files

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: GV084-01
Abstract The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) is a professional organization whose mission it is to shape American higher education by developing the standards and procedures that maintain quality in education and academic freedom in the country's colleges and universities. In 1963 Grand Valley received an invitation from Aquinas College to attend a meeting of the organization. In 1966 the Grand Valley Chapter drafted a constitution and in 1968 joined the Michigan Conference. The...
Dates: 1963-1983

Abraham Lincoln glass plate copy negative

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RHC-78
Collection Description

An 8 X 10 glass plate copy negative of the photographic portrait, taken by an unknown photographer, from the portrait of Abraham Lincoln by Matthew Brady in 1862. A digital scan and digital print reproduction from the image is also included.

Dates: 1930

Abraham Lincoln postage stamp collection

Identifier: RHC-130
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of materials, compiled by collector Harvey E. Lemmen, as part of his extensive book, manuscript, ephemera and art collection on the life and death of the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. The collection contains postage stamps, both used and unused, as well as decorative envelopes and assorted ephemera featuring Abraham Lincoln or commemmorating the events of Lincoln's life, death, and the United States Civil War.

Dates: circa 1920s-1990s

Abraham Lincoln scrapbooks and ephemera

Identifier: RHC-67
Collection Description The collection consists of materials, compiled by collector Harvey E. Lemmen, as part of his extensive book, manuscript, ephemera and art collection on the life and death of the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. Three large scrapbooks of newspaper clippings and articles from local and national press are titled, v. 1 Lincolniana: his assassination and funeral; v.2 Lincoln in pictures; v. 3 Lincoln in advertising. The boxes contain additional scrapbooks and loose scrapbook...
Dates: 1865-2000

Academic Advising records

Identifier: GV004-14
Scope and Contents

Series contains records pertaining to the administration of academic advising programs at Grand Valley State University from 2005 to 2015.

Dates: 2005 - 2015

University Accreditation reports

Identifier: GV004-07

Reports, self-assessments, applications, strategic plans, and other documents relating to the institutional accreditation of Grand Valley State University.

Dates: Other: 1963-2008

Academic Affairs Policy Council (AAPC) files

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: GV090-01
Abstract Develops policy proposals for review by the Faculty Assembly. Acts as the steering committee of the Faculty Assembly. Members are the Vice President for Academic Affairs (Chairman), the Associate Dean, each academic divisional chairman or administrative division, and one member elected at large from the teaching staff by the Faculty Assembly. (This election is for a one-year term, and takes place at the first meeting of the Faculty Assembly each year). From 1964 to 1970, the AAPC made...
Dates: 1964-1970

Academic Calendar

 Series — Box: 81
Identifier: GV028-39

The Academic Calendar was a calendar that marked various campus events and was distributed to the Grand Valley community for the academic year and later for each semester. A later version of the Academic Calendar was created for the 2002-2003 academic year.

Dates: 1983-1990, 2002-2003; 1983 - 1990

Accountant reports and audits

Identifier: GV029-05
Collection Description

Audit and accountant reports of Grand Valley's assets from 1968 to 1977. These annual audits were performed by external certified public accounting firms. These reports differ from internal audits by determining the adequacy of internal financial control and compliance with Government regulations and University policies.

Dates: 1968-1977

Accounting Department files

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: GV035-10
Scope and Contents

Series contains the administrative files of Donald Klein, Chair of the Accounting Department in Seidman School of Business, from 1973 to 1988. It was transferred to the archives in three accessions, in 1984, 1986, and 1988.

Dates: 1973-1988

Action Yellowpages

 Series — Box: 110
Identifier: GV068-05

Student Activities semester resource guide-at-a-glance followed by GV Guide.

Dates: 1985-1988

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

Advance Suburban Life

 Collection — Reel: 1-3
Identifier: RHP-41
Collection Description

Collection contains microfilmed issues of Advance Suburban Life from 1982 to 1987.

Dates: Publication: September 14, 1982 - April 7, 1987

Advertising paper dolls

Identifier: RHC-181
Scope and Contents

Small collection of uncut advertising paper dolls used to promote products to adults, spanning the dates of around 1964 to 2005. The collection contains paper dolls in catalogues, cereal boxes, coasters, and on magazine pages and post cards.

Dates: 1964-2003

Afro-American Gazette

Identifier: RHP-24
Scope and Contents

Published to serve the African American community in West Michigan. Published as Take Pride! Community after 1995.

Dates: Publication: 1993-1995

Alabastine Company collection

Identifier: RHC-100
Content Description

Collection contains ephemera and realia of the Alabastine Company of Grand Rapids, Michigan. The collection primarily contains 70 issues of Brush & Pail, a monthly publication produced by the Alabastine Company. Issues range in date from 1914 to 1926. Collection also includes catalogs, brochures, and other printed materials, as well as a paint sample kit. The materials range in date from 1895 to 1948.

Dates: 1895-1948

Diary of an unidentified Alaska, Michigan settler

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: RHC-238
Content Description Small leather diary with the word Memoramda stamped on it and the year 1879 written in ink. It records a year (1879-1880) in the life of a Alaska, Michigan settler. The diarist name is unknown. The diary includes a page listing customers, and 17 pages of supplies purchased. It seems the diarist was not the owner of the store, but worked there frequently as well as helping other farmers in the area. Entries document the diarist's daily activities and include names and nicknames of...
Dates: 1879-1880

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