Campus development records
015.CD

Summary Information

Repository
Eastern Michigan University Archives
Title
Campus Development records
ID
015.CD
Date [inclusive]
1849-2002
Extent
38.8 Linear feet 1 record center carton, 1 archive box, 1 flat box, 12 oversize folders
Language
English
Abstract
Michigan State Normal School was founded in 1849 in Ypsilanti, MI, and the Campus Development records include materials from the founding of the school and development of the original campus property, as well as subsequent changes and developments to the campus through 2002. The collection includes newspaper clippings, news releases, campus project plans, and campus master plans. Formats included in the collection range from paper documents, black and white photographs, as well as blueprints and architectural plans. Records in the collection date from 1849 - 2002.

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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Scope and Contents

The Campus Development records include newspaper clippings, news releases, campus project plans, and campus master plans from 1849 - 2002. Formats in the collection includes paper records, black and white photographs, as well as blueprints and architectural plans.

The Campus Development records have been divided into four series:  Clippings,  Correspondence,  Campus construction projects, and  Reports and Surveys.

The Clippings series includes all news clippings from 1849 to 2002, with the bulk from local Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor newspapers, as well as the Eastern Echo. The clippings from 1849 through 1950 are mostly composed of photocopies.

The Correspondence series includes all correspondence relevant to campus development from 1871 to 2002.  Campus construction projects series includes materials related to specific development projects, as well as more general materials about the campus landscape and building histories and the  Reports and surveys series includes bound and distributed content relating to campus development, such as proposals for capital projects, architectural studies and reports, and strategic planning records.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Eastern Michigan University Archives 2012 January 12

Halle Library, Room 310
Ypsilanti, Michigan, 48197
734-487-2673
lib_archives@emich.edu

Revision Description

 Re-processed and re-foldered, added barcodes and box labels, changed letter size box to legal size to better accommodate oversize item; created accession number and record. Addition of oversize materials. 2012 January 27, 2017 September

Conditions Governing Access note

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

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Architecture, American
  • Building dedications.
  • Buildings
  • Buildings--Additions.
  • Buildings--Remodeling for other use.
  • Built Environment
  • College campuses
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Renovation (Architecture)
  • Urban planning and environment

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Collection Inventory

Clippings 1849- Present 

Box Folder

 1849-1920 

1 1

 1920-1950 

1 2

 1950-1959 

1 3

 1960-1969 

1 4

 1970-1979 

1 5

 1980-1989 

1 6

 1990-1999 

1 7

 2000-2009 

1 8

 2010 - Present 

1 9

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Correspondence 1871-2002 

Box Folder

 1871 

1 10

 1937-2002 

1 11

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Campus construction projects 

Oversize

Ancillary and Proposed Property Purchase Map 

6
Box Folder

Beautification project 1989 

1 17

Building histories 1921-2006 

1 12

Building names 1968 

1 13
Oversize

Campus Antenna TV Systems (CATS) Maps 1974 

10

Campus Improvements 


    Oversize Object
Graphic materials (32307023299176)   4 1-4
    Oversize Object
Graphic materials (32307023299168)   3 1-3

Oversize

Campus Concept Plan 

1

Campus Master Plan 

2
Box Folder

Campus planning 1968 

1 16
Oversize

Conceptual Parking Lot Plan 

8
Box Folder

Construction management services 1990 

1 18
Oversize

Convocation Center Proposed Parking 

5

EMU Credit Union Plans 

7

Parking Map 

12
Box

Plans 

3
Box Folder

Postwar public wrorks project 1943 

1 15
Oversize

Pray-Harold and Porter Concept Drawing 

9
Box Folder

Report of Buildings and Grounds Committee to Faculty Council 1949 

1 14

West campus 2002 

1 19

Master plan 2003 

1 20
Box

Master plan: phase 2, phase 3 2003 

1
Oversize

Steam & Gas Systems 

11
Box Folder

 1920-1950 

1 21

 1960-1969 

1 22

 1980-1989 

1 23

 1990-1999 

1 24

 2000-2009 

1 25-26

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Reports and surveys 

Box Folder

Swanson Associates EMC Campus Development Plan 1958 

1 27

Space utilization study of classrooms and laboratories 1959 

1 28

Specifications Landscape and Site Improvement Work: Fine Arts Area 1960 

1 29

Library site location study 1963 

1 30

A Campus development plan for Eastern Michigan University, Part I : The Main Campus 1966 

1 31

Space utilization listing 1967 

1 32

Campus Development Plan part II: the West Campus 1968 

1 33

Master Plan update 1986 

1 34

Master Plan update: summary of recommendations 1986 

1 35

Master Plan/ Campus Beautification status update 1987 

1 36

Campus Beautification status update 1987 

1 37

Facilities Planning Review 1988-1989 

2 1

Campus Development Plan Update 1994 

2 2

Facilities plan for instructional and support programs 1990 

2 3

A new campus for a new century 1999 

2 4

Facilities plan for the College of Technology 1996 

2 5

Capital Plan 1999 

2 6

Board of Regents recommendation 2009 

2 7

Review of capital projects 2009 

2 8

Status Report, Chief of Operations 2009 

2 9

Feasibility study 

2 10

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