Campus development records
015.CD

Summary Information

Repository
Eastern Michigan University Archives
Title
Campus development records
ID
015.CD
Date [inclusive]
1849-2002
Extent
2.8 Linear feet 1 record center carton, 1 archive box, 1 flat box
Language
English
Abstract
Michigan State Normal School was founded in 1849 in Ypsilanti, MI, and the Campus Development collection includes 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 collection is contained in 1 record center carton, 1 legal size archive box, and 1 flat box which houses blueprints and campus plans.

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
734-487-0020

Revision Description

 Re-processed and re-foldered, added bar codes and box labels, changed letter size box to legal size to better accommodate oversize item; created accession number and record. 2012 January 27

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 

 1849-1920 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023987606)   1 1

 1920-1950 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023987606)   1 2

 1950-1959 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023987606)   1 3

 1960-1969 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023987606)   1 4

 1970-1979 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023987606)   1 5

 1980-1989 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023987606)   1 6

 1990-1999 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023987606)   1 7

 2000-2009 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023987606)   1 8

 2010 - Present 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023987606)   1 9

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Correspondence 1871-2002 

 1871 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023987606)   1 10

 1937-2002 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023987606)   1 11

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Campus construction projects 

Building histories 1921-2006 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023987606)   1 12

Building names 1968 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023987606)   1 13

Report of Buildings and Grounds Committee to Faculty Council 1949 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023987606)   1 14

Postwar public wrorks project 1943 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023987606)   1 15

Campus planning 1968 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023987606)   1 16

Beautification project 1989 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023987606)   1 17

Construction management services 1990 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023987606)   1 18

West campus 2002 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023987606)   1 19

Master plan 2003 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023987606)   1 20

Box

Master plan: phase 2, phase 3 2003 

1

Plans 

3

 1920-1950 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023987606)   1 21

 1960-1969 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023987606)   1 22

 1980-1989 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023987606)   1 23

 1990-1999 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023987606)   1 24

 2000-2009 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023987606)   1 25-26

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Reports and surveys 

Swanson Associates EMC Campus Development Plan 1958 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023987606)   1 27

Space utilization study of classrooms and laboratories 1959 


    Box Folder
Books (32307023987606)   1 28

Specifications Landscape and Site Improvement Work: Fine Arts Area 1960 


    Box Folder
Books (32307023987606)   1 29

Library site location study 1963 


    Box Folder
Books (32307023987606)   1 30

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


    Box Folder
Books (32307023987606)   1 31

Space utilization listing 1967 


    Box Folder
Books (32307023987606)   1 32

Campus Development Plan part II: the West Campus 1968 


    Box Folder
Books (32307023987606)   1 33

Master Plan update 1986 


    Box Folder
Books (32307023987606)   1 34

Master Plan update: summary of recommendations 1986 


    Box Folder
Books (32307023987606)   1 35

Master Plan/ Campus Beautification status update 1987 


    Box Folder
Books (32307023987606)   1 36

Campus Beautification status update 1987 


    Box Folder
Books (32307023987606)   1 37

Facilities Planning Review 1988-1989 


    Box Folder
Books (32307023987614)   2 1

Campus Development Plan Update 1994 


    Box Folder
Books (32307023987614)   2 2

Facilities plan for instructional and support programs 1990 


    Box Folder
Books (32307023987614)   2 3

A new campus for a new century 1999 


    Box Folder
Books (32307023987614)   2 4

Facilities plan for the College of Technology 1996 


    Box Folder
Books (32307023987614)   2 5

Capital Plan 1999 


    Box Folder
Books (32307023987614)   2 6

Board of Regents recommendation 2009 


    Box Folder
Books (32307023987614)   2 7

Review of capital projects 2009 


    Box Folder
Books (32307023987614)   2 8

Status Report, Chief of Operations 2009 


    Box Folder
Books (32307023987614)   2 9

Feasibility study 


    Box Folder
Books (32307023987614)   2 10

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