Commencement records
00.C

Summary Information

Repository
Eastern Michigan University Archives
Creator
Clinton, Bill, 1946-
Creator
Eastern Michigan University
Creator
Estleman , Loren D.
Creator
Laurence N. Smith
Creator
Wallace, Christopher
Title
Commencement records
ID
00.C
Date [bulk]
Bulk, 1881-2016
Date [inclusive]
1854-2016
Extent
8.0 Linear feet 6 record center cartons, 5 archive boxes
Language
English
Abstract

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 note

The Eastern Michigan University Commencement records contains programs, invitations, clippings, transcripts from commencement events held on campus. Records span from 1854 when the Eastern Michigan University was known as the Michigan State Normal School until December 2016. The collection is arranged into four series:  Event Audio/Visual,  Event Photographs,  Press Releases & Clippings, and  Programs, Transcripts and Ehpemera. Records date from 1854-2013 with gaps in the historical record from 1855-1858, 1860, 1866, 1868, 1878 and 1882-1883.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Eastern Michigan University Archives 2011 October 3

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

Revision Description

 Addition of recent programs 2014 March 11, 2016 November 2

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)

  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Michigan State Normal School

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Technical Requirements Note

Materials in box 1, series Videos require the use of a VCR. Materials in box 2, series  Microfilm require the use of a Microfilm reader.

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Collection Inventory

Event Audio/Visual 1998-2003 

Box Object

Winter Commencement. Speaker: Chris Wallace 1998 

Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Wallace, Christopher
1 1

Winter Commencement. Speaker Laurence N. Smith 1999 

Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Laurence N. Smith
1 2

Morning Commencement 2000 April 30 

1 3

Afternoon Commencement. Speaker President Bill Clinton 2000 April 30 

Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Clinton, Bill, 1946-
1 4-5

Winter Commencement. 2000 

1 6

Morning and Afternoon Commencement 2001 April 29 

1 7

Fall Commencement 2001 

1 8

Spring Commencement. Speaker Loren D. Estleman 2002 

Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Estleman , Loren D.
1 9

Winter Commencement. 2002 

1 10
Box Object

Spring Commencement 2003 

1 11

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Event Photographs 

Box Object

1999 December 19 

2 3-6

2000 December 17 

2 7-10

2000 April 30 

2 11-19

Photographic Archival Record 

Box Object

 1999 

2 2
Box Folder

 2000 

2 1

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Press Releases & Clippings 

Clippings 

Box Folder

 1859-1929 

3 1

 1930-1949 

3 2

 1950-1959 

3 3

 1960-1969 

3 4

 1970-1979 

3 5

 1980-1985 

3 7

 1986-1989 

3 8

 1990-1994 

3 10

 1995-1999 

10 2

 2000-2005 

10 4

 2006-2010 

10 5

 2011-2013 

10 6
Box Folder

 1977-1984 

3 6

 1985-1989 

3 9

 1990-1994 

10 1

 1995-1999 

10 2-3

2000-2013 

10 4-7

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Programs, Transcripts and Ephemera 

Folder Object

Oversized Programs 1881-1913 

1 1-6
Box Folder

Undated 

4 1

 1854 

4 2

 1859 

4 3

 1861-1865 

4 4-8

 1867 

4 9

 1869 

4 10

 1870 

4 11

Week Schedule 1871 

4 12

 1872 

4 13

 1873-1877 

4 14-18

 1879-1944 

4 20-84

 1945-1952 

5 1-8

 January, June 

5 9-20

 1959 

5 21

 1960 

5 22

 1961 

5 23

 January, June 

5 24-27

 1964-1966 

5 28-30

1965- 1969 January January, June 

5 31-40

 December, April 

5 41-60

 1981 August 

5 61

 December, April 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023996565)   8 1-3
    Box Folder
Text (32307023996557)   7 1-12
    Box Folder
Text (32307023996540)   6 1-24
    Box Folder
Text (32307023996581)   5 62

Box Folder

Graduate List 2001 

8 4

 December, April 


    Box Folder
Text (32307024653413)   11 1-5
    Box Folder
Text (32307023996573)   9 1-11
    Box Folder
Text (32307023996565)   8 5-11

Box Folder

December, April 2014-2015 

11 6-7

December, April 2015-2016 

11 8-9

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