Campus negative collection
013.CN

Summary Information

Repository
Eastern Michigan University Archives
Title
Campus negative collection
ID
013.CN
Date [inclusive]
1920-1927
Extent
0.6 Linear feet 1 media box
Language
English
Abstract
The Campus Negative collection consists of 5 x 7 inch glass plate negatives of the Michigan State Normal College (Eastern Michigan University) campus.

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 History

The Michigan State Normal College was established in 1849, and the original building was constructed in 1852. Campus expanded as enrollment grew, and the photographs in the Campus Negative collection show views of buildings on campus in the 1920s, only two of which (Starkweather and Welch Halls) exist on campus today.

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Scope and Contents

The Campus Negative collection consists of 5 x 7 inch glass plate negatives of the Michigan State Normal College (Eastern Michigan University) campus. The Michigan State Normal College was established in 1849, and the original building was constructed in 1852. Campus expanded as enrollment grew, and the photographs in the Campus Negative collection show views of buildings on campus in the 1920s, only two of which (Starkweather and Welch Halls) exist on campus today. The  Campus Negative collection is arranged by building. Both Sherzer Hall and Boone Hall have multiple negatives.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Eastern Michigan University Archives 2013 January 24

Halle Library, Room 310
Ypsilanti, Michigan, 48197
734-487-0020

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
  • Buildings
  • College campuses
  • Michigan State Normal College
  • Photographs.
  • Photography--Negatives.

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Collection Inventory

Sherzer Hall Science Building 1920-1927 

Box Folder

Method class planting walnut trees 1922 

1 1

Science gardens 

1 2

Science gardens: Pagoda and Fountain 1921 

1 3

Exterior with class 1921 

1 4

Rear view 

1 5

Front view 

1 6

Entrance with class 

1 7

Exterior with students 1920 

1 8

View with President's House 

1 9

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Box Folder

President's House 

1 10-11

Welch Hall 

1 12

Pease Auditorium 

1 13-14

Pierce Hall 

1 15-16

Starkweather Hall 1922 

1 17-18

Gymnasium 

1 19

Home Economics House 

1 20

Roosevelt School 1926 

1 21

Boone Hall 1927 

Box Folder

West end of building 

1 22-23

West end with fountain 

1 24

Spring 1927 

1 25

Building before landscaping 

1 26

Exterior with trees and students 

1 27

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