Centennial negative collection

Summary Information

Eastern Michigan University Archives
Centennial negative collection
0.4 Linear feet 1 negative box
The Centennial Negative collection contains glass plate negatives that were used in an exhibit in 1949 to celebrate the Centennial Anniversary of Michigan State Normal School. The images include several campus buildings, as well as portraits of Adonijah Strong Welch, the first Principal of the school and John D. Pierce. Most of the glass plate negatives are photostat images of original photographs or drawings. The collection is arranged alphabetically and contains two series: Campus Buildings and Individuals. Records date from 1949.

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 2013 January 24

Halle Library, Room 310
Ypsilanti, Michigan, 48197

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

Personal Name(s)

  • Pierce, John D.
  • Welch, Adonijah S.


  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Memorials
  • Michigan State Normal College
  • Photographs.
  • Photography--Negatives.

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Aurora Yearbook Design 1949 

1 1

Campus Buildings 

Box Folder

Ford Hall 1949 

1 2

Main Building "Old Main" 1949 

1 3

Main Building post additions 1949 

1 4

Main Building rear additions 1949 

1 5

"Old" Pierce Hall 1949 

1 6

Unknown 1949 

1 7

Welch Hall 1949 

1 8

William H. Sherzer Hall 1949 

1 9

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Box Folder

Adonijah Strong Welch 1949 

1 10-12

John D. Pierce 1949 

1 13

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Box Folder

The Story of Variable Stars 1949 

1 14-15

Unidentified Photographs 1949 

1 16-17