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Collection — Box: 1
Content Description Collection contains 64 letters written by A/T Gilbert Vinton Hallock, 63rd College Training Detachment (Aircrew) to his parents Robert Palmer and Mildred Hallock at Worcester, Massachusetts, 29 May to 25 August 1944. These were addressed from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and subsequently from Columbus Army Airfield in Columbus, Mississippi. He was also a member of the unit's marching band where he played bells.Contents generally describe various aspects of the flight...
Series — Box: 75
Abstract Student satirical newspaper published to express ideas and foster student discussion. 1993-1996.
Collection description The Jim Harrison collection documents the life and work of Michigan-born writer Jim Harrison from 1938 to the present. Harrison has published books in several genres throughout his career, including poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and children’s literature; he also worked in Hollywood and wrote screenplays, including several with his daughter Jamie. Harrison is recognized as a master of the novella, and his critically acclaimed trilogy Legends of the Fall reinvigorated the form in America. His...
Dates: 1938 - 2016
Collection — Box: 1
Collection Description The family correspondence primarily consists of letters from Rebecca Newth Harrison to her mother-in-law Norma Harrison sharing news of the family and of their shared interest in bird watching and gardening. Early correspondence (1941-1960s), from Jim to his brother, describe Jim’s efforts to balance art and work, and show the close relationship between the two brothers. As original caretaker of Jim’s papers, John received correspondence from repositories interested in purchasing the...
Dates: 1941 - 2004
Content Description Research materials, notes, and unpublished manuscripts on linguistics and the evolution of alphabets by Harry Lui.
Dates: circa 1939-2005
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents 310 stamped air mail envelopes all addressed to Victor J. Harter's wife, Jessie, who lived during 1942 through 1945 with her widowed mother at 9 Madison Avenue, Irvington, New Jersey. There are fewer than ten letters with the envelopes; consequently the chief value of the collection is in the postal markings on the envelopes, including cancellations and auxiliary stamps of the U.S. Army examiners and censors. These also give evidence of Victor's changing postings.1942 - Jan., May....
Dates: 1942 - 1945
Abstract The Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies, founded in 2000, was inspired by Ralph Hauenstein's life of leadership and service. The Hauenstein Center is one of the leading presidential studies centers in the nation. Its mission is to illuminate the American presidency, to raise civic literacy, learned discourse, and a new generation of leaders. Partial collection of recorded lectures, debates and conferences sponsored by the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies.
Dates: 2003 - 2005
Series — Box: 109
Abstract Health & Wellness newsletter.
Scope and Contents Photograph album, 182 x 297 mm. 21 black leaves and stubs of 28 leaves that had been removed. A number of the leaves are loose and are not in chronological order. Medium brown leather covered boards with “Photographs” stamped in gold in upper left corner of cover. Contains numerous black-and-white photographs, some glued, some with corner mounts, and others laid in. Most have captions in white ink or pencil. Subjects include the North family in Chicago and Jackson Park; Hammond, Indiana;...
Dates: 1918 - 1919
Abstract In the late 1990s, faculty and staff members and students served on a task force to research development of a women's center at the request of faculty, staff and students. The Women's Center was established in 2001 to create meaningful learning experience about women and gender and to advocate for gender justice through the education, engagement, and empowerment of women students and the greater GVSU community. The Center partners with students, faculty, and staff to offer comprehensive and...
Series — Box: 1-6
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. High School Summer Institute for the Arts and Science (HIS) files include program files and schedules, budgets, and correspondence.
Dates: 1979 - 1987
Series — Box: 92
Abstract Office of Graduate Studies & Grants Administration newsletter.
Scope and Contents Collection contains examples of historic photographic processes, collected by Special Collections and University Archives for teaching history of photography. Specimens were acquired from various sources.
Dates: circa 1850s-1920s
Collection Description Series contains the administrative records and course files of the GVSU History Dpeartment, from its origination in 1963 to 1998. It also includes the planning files for the Great Lakes History Conference between 1974 and 1981.
Content Description Complete digital backups of The American History Slide Collection and The Western Civilization Slide Collection, with guidebooks. Originally digitized in 2008 with corrected scans in 2020.
Dates: Copyright: 1977; Copyright: 1981
Scope and Contents Collection contains numerous postcards and souvenir postcard booklets, as well as travel guides, maps, and other ephemera, primarily depicting locations, art, and architecture in France and Germany. The collection also contains a smaller amount of similar materials relating to Monaco, Netherlands, Canada, and the United States. While most postcards are blank, some contain personal notes from their collector, Philo Holcom, Jr., and others contain messages that Holcomb sent home to his family in...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1917-1919
Series — Box: 51
Abstract Publication of news and information relevant to the William James College student community; later included student writing.
Collection — Box: 1
Collection Description Scrapbook includes articles and photographs of the Honors Institute for Young Scientists (HIFYS). The scrapbook contains photos of students and instructors during classroom and recreational activities.
Collection Description The Icie Macy-Hoobler collection documents the activities of the Board of Control at Grand Valley State College. The collection includes notes on the site selection of the school, general files of the Board of Control, self studies, newspaper clippings and reports from the state of Michigan. The publications include articles and books written by Icie Macy-Hoobler on the health and nutrition of children and mothers.
Abstract Publication for alumni, friends, and supporters of GVSC and others interested in GVSC and higher education in general. Covers issues related to public institutions for higher learning, education, student life, job markets for graduates, and trends in education. Publication of the Development Office distributed to members of the GVSU Foundation and other friends and supporters. Winter 1979-present.
Abstract Howard Stein (1933-2002) was a member of the Grand Valley faculty in the biology department from 1965 to 1997. He helped establish the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) chapter at the university from 1967-1968 and was eventually elected President of the chapter in 1969. He was also a member and chair on several committees including the Research and Development Committee, Faculty Tenure and Teaching Load Committee, and Committee of Twenty. He began the College Science...
Series — Box: 85
Abstract Research and Development Center newsletter representing its Humanities departments.
Content Description Collection contains correspondence and personal papers of Frederick G. Humphrey and William F. Humphrey, Jr. relating primarily to their military service during World War II. Also included are photographs of the twins as boys and in their uniforms. The collection also contains additional family papers including a diary with entries dating from 1942-1943 from the twins' first cousin, Eloise Jennifer Humphrey and World War I era post cards to their aunt, Pearl (Humphrey) Keene, from her future...
Dates: circa 1857-1949
Series — Box: 95
Abstract Annual journal that provided a safe place for people's voices to emerge, to be heard and to resonate. Submissions were considered for their diversity of thought and presentation. Collected writings submitted by women at GVSU and selected for publication by Women's Center staff.
Series — Box: 5
Abstract Inclusion and Equity Division newsletter.
Series — Box: 102
Abstract Bulletin published by the Director of Admissions.
Series — Box: 97
Abstract Information Technology newsletter.
Scope and Contents Double-post scrapbook/photograph album, 265 x 340 mm. 45 leaves. Black cloth over boards with "My Memory Book" and the round Oberlin College seal stamped in gold on cover. Contains photographs, correspondence, postcards, theatre and concert programs, collegiate and general ephemera all documenting the family, social, and collegiate life of Marjorie Rae Babcock at her home in Harbor Springs, Michigan, and her attendance at Oberlin College, Ohio and subsequently Michigan State Normal College...
Dates: 1913 - 1939; Majority of material found within 1913 - 1917
Series — Box: 4
Abstract Office of University Development publication containing news stories concerning GVSU and updates on campus happenings intended for families of students, incoming freshmen and non-traditional students and graduate students. July 1990-Spring 2000.
Series — Box: 75
Abstract Publication of the Executive Committee of the All-College Student Congress.
- Michigan 445
- Universities and colleges 373
- Publications 295
- Files (Records) 129
- Grand Rapids (Mich.) 53
- Photographs 43
- Community newspapers 40
- Correspondence 37
- World War, 1939-1945 31
- Newspapers 18
- Scrapbooks 18
- Universities and colleges -- Faculty 16
- College administrators 14
- Business 13
- Diaries 11
- Science -- Study and teaching 11
- Michigan -- History 10
- Oral histories 10
- Postcards 10
- Education 9 ∧ less
- English 605
- Spanish; Castilian 2
- Belarusian 1
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- German 1
- Grand Valley State University 337
- 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. University Communications 17
- Grand Valley State University. Office of the President 16
- 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. 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
- Grand Valley State University. Padnos International Center 8
- University of Michigan 8
- Grand Valley State University. Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute 7
- Grand Valley State University. University Libraries 7
- Grand Valley State University. Business and Finance 6
- Grand Valley State University. History Department 6
- Grand Valley State University. Office of Graduate Studies 6 ∧ less