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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.
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
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 Development...
Series — Box: 5
Abstract 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.
Abstract 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.
Series — Box: 44
Abstract 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.
Abstract 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.
Abstract 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.
Abstract 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.
Abstract The Sub-Committee to Study Prizes was created to determine and grant awards for honors students. Collection contains reports, memorandums, and meeting minutes.
Series — Box: 1
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...
Series — Box: 1
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...
Collection — Box: 1
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.
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
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...
Abstract The Academic Administration was comprised of President Lubbers and Vice Presidents Niemeyer and Loessin. It met from 1975-1976 to make decisions regarding academic budget priorities for each of the colleges, faculty and staff funds, and determine other academic policies. The collection includes meeting minutes, agendas, and memorandums from the Academic Administration.
Dates: 1975 - 1976
Abstract Reports, self-assessments, applications, strategic plans, and other documents relating to the institutional and departmental accreditation of Grand Valley State University.
Dates: Other: 1963-2008
Series — Multiple Containers
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...
Series — Box: 81
Abstract 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
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.
Series — Multiple Containers
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.
Series — Box: 110
Abstract Student Activities semester resource guide-at-a-glance followed by GV Guide.
Collection — Reel: 1-3
Collection Description Collection contains microfilmed issues of Advance Suburban Life from 1982 to 1987.
Dates: Publication: September 14, 1982 - April 7, 1987
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.
Scope and Contents Published to serve the African American community in West Michigan. Published as Take Pride! Community after 1995.
Dates: Publication: 1993-1995
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.
Collection — Box: 1
Content Description Small collection of letters by Charles S Aldrich to his family, 1944-1945. Also contains 1990s letters from Russian Federation regarding commemorative medals, and biographical notes.
Dates: 1944 - 2018; Majority of material found within June 7, 1944 - November 8, 1945
Collection — Box: 1
Collection Description Videotaped interviews and transcripts of the former players in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. The collection consists of interviews conducted by Grand Valley State University faculty and associates at reunions and other league events. Interviewees discuss their experience in the league and their lives after the league ceased to exist.
Series — Box: 65
Abstract Student political intellectual newspaper published by a student organization of the same name. Almanac was intended to stimulate the minds of readers, present a broad range of issues, and serve as a problem solving and information organization. Published October 26, 1977 and November 8, 1977.
Collection Description The Mathias J. Alten papers document the personal life and career of the West Michigan painter. The collection includes biographical information, business records, exhibit catalogs, and newspaper clippings collected by family members.
- Michigan 451
- Universities and colleges 377
- Publications 295
- Files (Records) 133
- Grand Rapids (Mich.) 54
- Photographs 50
- Community newspapers 40
- Correspondence 39
- World War, 1939-1945 33
- Scrapbooks 21
- Newspapers 18
- Universities and colleges -- Faculty 16
- College administrators 15
- Business 13
- Diaries 12
- Michigan -- History 11
- Science -- Study and teaching 11
- Oral histories 10
- Postcards 10
- Video tapes 10 ∧ less
- English 626
- Spanish; Castilian 2
- Belarusian 1
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- German 1
- Grand Valley State University 338
- Grand Valley State University. Division of Student Services 36
- Grand Valley State University. Dean of Students Office 19
- Grand Valley State Colleges. William James College 17
- Grand Valley State University. Office of the President 17
- Grand Valley State University. University Communications 17
- Grand Valley State University. Regional Math and Science Center 15
- Grand Valley State Colleges. Thomas Jefferson College 13
- United States. Army 11
- Grand Valley State University. Office of the Provost 9
- Grand Valley State University. Padnos International Center 9
- Grand Valley State University. Seidman College of Business 9
- Grand Valley State University. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 8
- Grand Valley State University. Counseling and Career Development Center 8
- University of Michigan 8
- Grand Valley State University. Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute 7
- Grand Valley State University. University Libraries 7
- United States. Navy 7
- Grand Valley State University. Business and Finance 6
- Grand Valley State University. History Department 6 ∧ less