Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 449 Collections and/or Records:
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 1
Scope and Contents Files contain informmation relating to GVSU academic programs reviewed by the Academic Affairs Officers committee of the Presidents Council, State Universities of Michigan from 1992-2015.
Dates: 1992 - 2015
Series — Multiple Containers
Overview The chief academic officer of the University. Reporting to her are the deans of the eight instructional colleges and university libraries along with the academic support divisions.These files were used by the Office of the Provost during the time that Glenn A. Niemeyer was Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. The oldest files were created and maintained by his secretary, Ann Baker. Most of the files were reference and information files maintained by Provost Niemeyer and Ann Baker....
Collection — Box 1-5: [Barcode: aspace.r.543.Box.1-5]
Content Description Collection contains the unpublished memoir "As I Remember…," written by Joseph P. Olexa, relating his experiences during World War II. Typescript chapters of the memoir include pasted-in maps of the regions in which Olexa fought. Also included in the collection are letters from Joseph Olexa to Agnes Van Der Weide, dating from 1941 to 1946. While the letters do not contain details relating to Olexa's military activities, due to heavy censorship of soldiers' correspondence by the U.S. Army, the...
Dates: 1941-1946, 2012
Collection Description The collection was compiled by Olson during his research for biographies of Michigan entrepreneurs and major donors to GVSU D.J. Angus (1990), Robert B. Annis (1993), William G. Jackson (1996), Fred M. Keller (2000), Clare Jarecki (2001), Leslie E. Tassell (2001). Materials include taped and transcribed interviews, drafts of publications, copies of articles and personal and career related information about the subject of each biography. Published copy of Russel Kirkhof : Mechanic to Millionaire...
Series — Box 109: [Barcode: aspace.r.219.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.
Scope and Contents The arts & entertainment magazine of West Michigan. Also published online.
Dates: Publication: 1994-present
Series — Box 64: [Barcode: aspace.r.78.Box.64]
Abstract Newspaper of the experimental School of General Studies under the new name of Thomas Jefferson College. Described as "a non-prophet; non-sensical, one-timely" publication. Winter 1969.
Series — Box 78: [Barcode: aspace.r.129.Box.78]
Abstract Literary publication of writings submitted by students and chosen for publication by editors. 1973.
Collection Description The Arnold Ott collection documents the life and work of Michigan-born chemist and entrepreneur Arnold Ott from 1917-2008. The collection includes personal papers and biographical information, photographs and stereograph collection, speeches, business records, and records of his participation on the Grand Valley Board of Control from 1960-1988. The collection also includes three scrapbooks documenting the life of Arnold Ott and his wife Marion as well as the Ott Chemical Company and the Otts'...
Scope and Contents Published weekly serving Allendale, Coopersville, Marne, Lamont, Ravenna and Conklin areas. Merged in 2007 to Grand Valley Advance and then The Advance.
Dates: Publication: 1997-2007
Series — Box 54: [Barcode: aspace.r.68.Box.54]
Abstract Catalog of local resources (schools, medical facilities, restaurants, craft shops, etc.) in the Muskegon, Holland, Grand Rapids area. A take off on Whole Earth Catalog. Catalog offering ideas, advice, and information on alternative lifestyle topics such as occupations, conservation, earth-friendly cooking, and holistic medicine,1973.
Scope and Contents Collection contains the records of four Michigan nonprofit organizations: Council of Michigan Foundations, Michigan Nonprofit Association, Michigan Community Service Commission, and the Johnson Center for Philanthropy at GVSU. The documents are compiled by the Johnson Center for Philanthropy, and records document the history of the organizations from the 1960s to the 2010s.
Dates: 1968 - 2014
Series — Box 52: [Barcode: aspace.r.62.Box.52]
Abstract Newsletter published by the William James college Journalism class.
Series — Box 50: [Barcode: aspace.r.55.Box.50]
Abstract Student publication concerning issues of interest to the William James College community.
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...
Series — Box 99: [Barcode: aspace.r.195.Box.99]
Abstract The Padnos International Center (PIC), named for Barbara H. Padnos in 1999, was formerly the Office of International Studies. In 1970, the office centralized responsibility for international exchange activities sponsored by GVSC. In 1974 the office brcame an independent institute under the name of Global Education Institute, which changed its name again in 1979 to Center for International Studies. In 1984 the Office of International Affairs (later Studies) was founded and the PIC was...
Collection Description The collection includes biographical information, copies of speech notes and testimony, writings, newspaper clippings, and magazine articles from 1947-1980 about blacks in America.
Series — Box 127: [Barcode: aspace.r.258.Box.127]
Abstract Philosophy Department newsletter created by Professor David Vessey. Professor Vessey did not create 2012-2013 newsletters because of sabbatical leave during this time. Title reads: (phi symbol)hilosophical Fortnights.
Series — Box 103-108: [Barcode: aspace.r.207.Box.103-108]
Abstract Bulletin containing job listings divided by field and on-campus interview schedules. Published as Placement Office Bulletin until September 1993. October 1985-March 1994
Series — Box 3: [Barcode: aspace.r.267.Box.3]
Abstract The Academic Affairs Committee was established by the Planning Board to assist with developing a long range plan for GVSC and to prepare the self-study for the accreditation review by the North Central Association in 1979. The committee was charged with preparing a list of academic issues and making recommendations for the final self-study. Includes minutes from committee meetings, supportive data and reports, and five-year plans for the Academic Affairs committee that reported to the Grand...
Series — Box 4: [Barcode: aspace.r.269.Box.4]
Abstract The Business Affairs Committee and Financial Issues subcommittee was estalbished by the Planning Board to assist with developing a long range plan for GVSC and to prepare the self-study for the accreditation review by the North Central Association in 1979. The committee was charged with preparing reports on financial issues and making recommendations for the final self-study. Includes minutes from meetings, lists of issues and recommendations, supportive data, and the financial issues...
Series — Box 2: [Barcode: aspace.r.266.Box.2]
Abstract The Planning Board was established to develop a long range plan for GVSC and to prepare the self-study for the accreditation review by the North Central Association in 1979. The Board supervises the process, establishes subcommittees, receives and reviews reports, and prepares the final report for presentation to the Board of Control. The Board prepares the final self-study and manages arrangements for the NCA visit. Files include minutes and agendas, reports, draft self-studies, and planning...
Series — Box 4: [Barcode: aspace.r.270.Box.4]
Abstract The Institutional Development Committee was established by the Planning Board to assist with developing a long range plan for GVSC and to prepare the self-study for the accreditation review by the North Central Association in 1979. The committee was charged with reporting on institutional image, direction, and overall management and making recommendations for the final self-study. Includes minutes from meetings, summary on institutional objectives, and issues and recommendations.
Series — Box 4: [Barcode: aspace.r.268.Box.4]
Abstract The Student Affairs Committee was estalbished by the Planning Board to assist with developing a long range plan for GVSC and to prepare the self-study for the accreditation review by the North Central Association in 1979. The committee was charged with preparing reports on student affairs and making recommendations for the final self-study. Includes minutes from meetings, lists of student affairs issues, recommendations on issues, and the substance abuse program subcommittee minutes.
Series — Box 1
Scope and Contents Series contains handwritten dispatch logs of the Grand Valley Police Department (GVPD), a unit of the Public Safety Services Department, from 1991 to 2001 and 2004 to 2005. Logs include date, time, description of request for assitance, and caller information.
Dates: 1991 - 2005
Content Description Collection contains 18 letters written by GVSU student Diane Posvistak to her parents from 1965 to 1969. Also included are a 1969 "La Grande Vitesse" dedication booklet and 1975 "Grand Valley Gives You a Choice" brochure. Diane's letter include information on classes she took, games and events she attended, her dating life, and a glimpse into the student life on campus at Grand Valley in its early years.
Abstract Weekly memorandum to faculty and staff from Dean of Academic Affairs Arthur C. Hills, of news and events related to the administration of the college. A comparison chart of various general statistical data is also included in each memorandum. Pre-dates institutional analysis reports.
Series — Box 52: [Barcode: aspace.r.63.Box.52]
Abstract Official newsletter published quarterly by William James College.
Scope and Contents Series contains planning and event files for the inaugurations and investitures of Grand Valley Presidents Mark A. Murray (2001-2006) and Thomas J. Haas (2006-2019). Includes invitations, lists, programs, planning committee records, and related news articles, correspondence, photographs and media.
Dates: 2001 - 2006