Carl M. Erickson papers
010.CE

Summary Information

Repository
Eastern Michigan University Archives
Creator
Erickson, Carl, Dr.
Title
Carl M. Erickson papers
ID
010.CE
Date [bulk]
Bulk, 1930-1950
Date [inclusive]
1925-1992
Extent
0.4 Linear feet 1 archives box
Language
English
Abstract
Carl M. Erickson papers document the work done by Erickson while serving as professor of mathematics at Michigan State Normal School, later Eastern Michigan College, from 1925-1957. The papers contain clippings, committees, evaluations, correspondence, grade book, news releases, Normal News and obituraries. The collection is arranged alphabetically. Records date from 1925-1992, with the bulk of the materials from 1930-1950.

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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Biographical/Historical note

Carl Martin Erickson was born in Oscoda, Michigan 1895 March 28. Erickson graduated from Oscoda High School in 1911 and then attended Ferris Institute for one year. He then served in the United States Marine Corps in World War I from 1917-1919. After returning from the war, Erickson then attended Michigan State Normal College where he received his Bachelor's Degree. He earned both his Masters and Doctorate from the University of Michigan in 1926 and 1929. Erickson joined the faculty at Michigan State Normal College in 1925 as a member of the Mathmatics Department. Erickson was involved in the campus and community. He served on the Ypsilanti Safety Council, the Faculty Council, many committees, was a Greek Life advisor, and was involved with the Normal News publication. He remained a part of the faculty at Michigan State Normal College and later Eastern Michigan College until 1957. Erickson died 1958 February 17.

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Scope and Contents note

The Carl M. Erickson papers include the personal and professional papers of the former Michigan State Normal College professor. The collection is arranged in one series:  Career and Legacy. This series contains clippings, college retirement plans, committees, correspondence, evaluations, grade book, news releases, Normal News, obituaries, and Public Education in Michigan. The Career and Legacy series contains three sub-series: Committees, Evaulations, and Normal News. The collection is arranged alphabetically. Records date from 1925-1992, with the bulk of the materials from 1930-1950.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Eastern Michigan University Archives 2014 March 17

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)

  • Department of Mathematics
  • Michigan State Normal College
  • Normal News

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Collection Inventory

Career and Legacy 

Box Folder

Clippings 1925, 1951-1960 

1 1

College Retirement Plans 1942-1949 

1 2

Committees 

Box Folder

Alumni Day 1950 

1 3

Hospitality 1949 

1 4

Insurance 1933-1950 

1 5

Nominations 1944 

1 6

Scholarship 1950-1952 

1 7

Visual-Auditory Aids in Education 

1 8
Box Folder

Correspondence 1936-1950 

1 9

Evaluations 

Box Folder

Faculty 

1 10

Student Teaching 

1 11
Box Folder

Federation of Teachers 1948 

1 12

Grade Book 1927-1930 

1 13

Greek Life Advisor 1930, 1950 

1 14

Inter-Faculty Association of the Michigan Colleges of Education 1947 

1 15

News Releases 1948 

1 16

Normal News 

Box Folder

Bylaws 

1 17

Censorship 1934-1937 

1 18

Correspondence 1931-1935 

1 19

Finances 1933-1934 

1 20

Letter to the Editor 

1 21
Box Folder

Obituraries 1958, 1992 

1 22

Public Education in Michigan, Course Book 

1 23