Guide to the Aurora Yearbooks

Summary Information

Eastern Michigan University Archives
Aurora Yearbooks
Date [inclusive]
7.0 Linear feet 7 record center cartons
The Aurora Yearbook was the annual commemoration of students and faculty, as well as student activities and sports, for this institution from 1893 to 1995. With the exception of 1994, when a video formatted in VHS was created with a small booklet in accompaniment, all of the publications were in book form. 1897 was printed as a class composite only and does not include the addtional information about faculty, departments, student organizations, athletics, and students enrolled. The collection is a complete record of publication.

Preferred Citation note

Please cite materials from the University Archives in the following manner: Item. Collection Title. Eastern Michigan University Archives.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Eastern Michigan University Archives 2011 November 29

Halle Library, Room 310
Ypsilanti, Michigan, 48197

Revision Description

 Addition of 1897 2017 March 10

Conditions Governing Access note

Researchers are asked to request materials 24 hours prior to visiting the the University Archives.

Existence and Location of Copies note

Some years of the Aurora have been digitized and uploaded into the Digital Commons for public view. It is the intention of the University Archives in Partnership with the Institutional Repository to upload a complete run of the yearbooks.

Digital surrogates can be found here:

Location of originals

Copies are available for viewing in University Archives, 310 Halle Library and 1st floor Information Commons South. There are no copies for public viewing for the years 1897 and 1982. To view those years, please request materials through the University Archives.

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Controlled Access Headings


  • Aurora Yearbooks
  • Campus Life
  • College campuses
  • Eastern Michigan College
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Michigan State Normal College
  • Michigan State Normal School
  • Students

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Collection Inventory

Box Object


1 1-4, 21


1 5-20


2 1-15


3 1-14


4 1-19


5 1-12


6 1-15


7 1-7