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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...
Scope and Contents In the collection are 292 letters and envelopes. 207 were written by Harry Berne and sent to his parents and sister in St. Louis, dating from 29 January 1947 to 11 September 1949, with a few significant gaps. 49 letters were written to Harry by his sister, Marie Berne, dating from 30 January to 19 April 1947; 17 letters were written to Harry by his parents, Henry and Marigold Berne, dating from 5 February to 15 April 1947. Finally, there are 19 letters written to Harry and other relatives...
Dates: 1947 - 1955; (bulk) 1947-1948
Abstract The College of Education offers a program of teacher instruction and training. The program emphasizes learning theory and inquiry combined with practical application. In 1964 Educational Studies Institute was founded. In 1980 School of Education joined the College of Arts and Sciences. In 2004 the unit became the College of Education (COE). Includes project reports and Masters theses that reflect on Grand Valley State University as a subject.
Dates: 2009 - 2012
Series — Box: 109
Abstract Office of Minority Affairs/Multicultural Center. Predecessor to OMA Newsletter.
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.
Series — Box: 81
Abstract Educational Support Program newsletter.
Abstract The Grand Forum is the lifelong learning institute of the Continuing Education Department for adults 55 and older. Through presentations and discussions, held both on and off campus, Grand Forum provides a broad spectrum of stimulating programs in a setting that encourages lively discussion. Audio tapes of Grand Forum lecture series presented by member of the Grand Forum lifelong learning program. Topics include arts, business, current events, history and science.
Series — Box: 1
Abstract Grand Valley Charter Schools report of Charter Schools managed by the Board of Trustees through Grand Valley's Charter schools office. The report and directory includes descriptions of each charter school and statistical information about the programs.
Dates: 2000-2002, 2008-2014, 2015-2016, 2019
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents Collection contains 11 letters, manuscript and typewritten, sent to George Guild's mother, Ruth L. Guild, in Nashua New Hampshire from his various postings in the United States. The contents generally describe army life in camp, training, food, exercise, rumors, entertainments, and possible furloughs. There is also a great deal of sharing news of friends and relatives who have written letters. The correspondence from 1945 includes mention of an automobile at home in Nashua,...
Dates: 1941-1942, 1945
Scope and Contents Collection contains letters, postcards, and ephemera of the Kissell and Messersmith families during the World War I and World War II eras. The materials document the courtship of Thomas F. Kissell and Grace Messersmith, the World War I service of Grace's brother Walter W. Messersmith, and the World War II era military education and service of Grace and Thomas' son Leo "Gate" T. Kissell. The collection is organized into three series: 1) Messersmith-Kissell papers, 1915-1958, 2) Leo Kissell...
Dates: 1915 - 1958
Scope and Contents In the collection are 226 letters and envelopes: 60 were written by Jean Worthington and sent to Edward Manley from 15 February 1945 to 1 July 1945; 159 were written by Edward Manley and sent to Jean Worthington while on duty with the U.S. Army from 15 February 1945 to 27 June 1946; and seven from other people with some relationship to the two, 1943-1945. A few letters are without envelopes; a few envelopes lack letters.The content of Jean's letters describes everyday life of a...
Dates: 1943 - 1946; Majority of material found in 1945
Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection Description Materials collected and compiled by participant James McClafferty include maps, publications, scenic postcards, artifacts, and over 2,000 slides taken on the trip or that represent Polish history, scenery, cities, people, and lifestyles.
Collection Description Collection consists of over 4000 35mm black and white slides of World War II naval vessels and aircraft in use by the United States, Great Britain, Japan, Germany, and the Soviet Union.
Scope and Contents Series contains photocopies of handwritten notes by GVSU President Thomas J. Haas from August 2006 to December 2018. The notes most often contain expressions of gratitude and congratulations to faculty, staff, students, and community members.
Dates: August 2006 - December 2018
Series — Box: 109
Abstract Biannual newsletter of the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Published once as Cultural News in 2001 by the Office of Minority Affairs/Multicultural Center. Spring 2001, winter 2004-present.
Collection Description The Karla Parker collection documents Parker's involvement in programs concerning education, family life, children and youth. The collection includes conference notes, reports, and publications from 1944-1968. Conference materials include the White House Conference on Rural Education, 1944; the Mid-Century White House Conference on Children and Youth, 1946-1948; The Michigan White House Conference on Education; the Grand Rapids Regional White House Conference on Education, 1955; the Golden...
Dates: 1965 - 1987; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1975
Abstract The Regional Math and Science Center (RMSC) serves students, teachers, parents, school districts, business and industry and other organizations interested and involved in mathematics and science education. This series contains promotional and program records of the Grandparents, Grandkids, Grand Valley (G3) Camp held during the summers between 2012-2016. The camp was held for Grand Valley affiliates and their grandchildren, who visited GVSU's campus and participated in numerous workshops and...
Dates: 2012 - 2016
Scope and Contents 297 letters, postcards, and greeting cards for the most part sent and received by members of the Shumway and Kummerwold families of Duluth, Minnesota. These date from July 1940 to early 1946, with a smaller grouping from 1953 to 1954. Most are postmarked Duluth, Minnesota; some contain newspaper and magazine clippings and photographs.The 80 letters sent to Robert Shumway from his parents Claude and Luella relate details of life at home and frequent news of relatives, friends,...
Dates: 1940-1954; Majority of material found within 1943-1946
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents 1. Photograph album, 145 x 185 mm. 26 leaves; limp black pebbled cloth covers. Contains 20 black-and-white uncaptioned photographs, each glued to the recto of its own leaf. Most likely assembled by Mary Josephine Thompson during her attendance at North Dakota Agricultural College in Fargo, between 1911 and 1914. Images include female classmates, campus scenes, the Copper Kettle Inn, Bjornson Memorial obelisk, interior spaces of Ceres Hall (the new women’s dormitory), a graduation scene,...
Dates: 1911 - 1942
Scope and Contents Collection contains the letters of 2nd Lt. Richard W. Thompson of the United States Army Air Force to his mother, Mabel Hughes of Chicago, Illinois, dating from January 8, 1942 to October 22, 1945. Collection also contains a small amount of photographs, newspaper clippings, and an interview with Thompson recorded on 8mm videocassette.The contents of the correspondence detail Thompson's experience of military life and education at the Air Corps Technical School at Scott Field,...
Dates: 1942 - 1945
Scope and Contents In Writing is the Grand Valley State University Department of Writing's newsletters. The publication includes articles about department events, faculty, students, and alumni and features pieces written by faculty, students and staff. The collection contains issues from 2004-2005 and 2009-2017.
Dates: 2004 - 2017
Scope and Contents Series contains Grand Valley State University Writing Department's text book, colloquially known as the "Green Book," for its first-year writing program. WRT 150: A Guide to First Year Writing at Grand Valley State University includes an introduction to the program, syllabus guidelines, process and portfolio development information, and portfolio examples. Series includes the publication dating from 2002-2017. In 2017 the publication dropped the "WRT 150" from its title.
Dates: 2002 - 2018
- Subject: Education X
- Michigan 12
- Universities and colleges 12
- Education 9
- Military education 7
- Publications 6
- World War, 1939-1945 6
- Files (Records) 5
- Correspondence 4
- Multicultural education -- United States 3
- Military life 2
- Airplanes -- Recognition 1
- Audio-visual education 1
- Audiotapes 1
- Charter schools 1
- Child abuse 1
- Cleveland (Ohio) 1
- College administrators 1
- Continuing education 1
- Education -- North Dakota 1
- Family vacations 1 ∧ less
- Grand Valley State University 10
- Grand Rapids Public Schools (Grand Rapids, Mich.) 2
- Grand Valley State University. Department of Writing 2
- Grand Valley State University. Office of Multicultural Affairs 2
- United States. Army 2
- Army Specialized Training Program (U.S.) 1
- Berne, Harry Alexander, b. 1929 1
- Berne, Marie C., b. ca. 1925 1
- Berne, Marigold Cella, 1888-1970 1
- Grand Rapids Polish Heritage Society 1
- Grand Valley State College. Academic Affairs Policy Council. Audio Video Development Committee 1
- Grand Valley State Colleges. Educational Studies Institute 1
- Grand Valley State University. Advising Resource Center 1
- Grand Valley State University. Charter Schools Office 1
- Grand Valley State University. College of Education 1
- Grand Valley State University. Continuing Education Office 1
- Grand Valley State University. Office of the President 1
- Grand Valley State University. Regional Math and Science Center 1
- Guild, George H., 1919-1997 1
- Haas, T. (Thomas J.) 1 ∧ less