Elsie Andrews papers
010.EA

Summary Information

Repository
Eastern Michigan University Archives
Creator
Andrews, Elsie A.
Title
Elsie Andrews papers
ID
010.EA
Date [inclusive]
1889-1971
Extent
1.8 Linear feet 1 flat box, 2 archive boxes
Language
English
Abstract
Elsie Andrews was the head librarian at Michigan State Normal College/Eastern Michigan University from 1932 to her retirement in 1952. Her papers include both personal and professional correspondence, papers and publications, photographs, and notes.

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 note

Elsie Andrews was born in Muskegon, Michigan to Charles S. and Ida Whitmore Andrews. She obtained her B.A. in Music from Michigan State Normal College in 1914, and her M.A. from the University of Michigan in 1924. Andrews also attended the Uniersity of Illinois Library School. She served as reference librarian at MSNC from 1914 through 1932, and as head librarian from 1932 to her retirement in 1952.

Miss Andrews was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, the Mortar Board, and was vice president of the Michigan Library Association from 1933-1934. She also belonged to the American Library Association and the Michigan/National Education Associations.

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Scope and Contents

Elsie Andrews was a librarian at Michigan State Normal College/ Eastern Michigan University. She served as Reference Librarian from 1914 through 1932, and Head Librarian from 1932 through 1952. Her papers include such materials as newspaper clippings, correspondence, choir and music programs, Grand Haven public school awards for academic achievements, curriculum and class notes, photographs, Zeta Phi fraternity materials, papers and publications, as well as one bound scrapbook.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Eastern Michigan University Archives 2012 October 29

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

Personal Name(s)

  • Walton, Genevieve

Subject(s)

  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Libraries.
  • Library science
  • Michigan State Normal College
  • University women

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Collection Inventory

Biography by Wanda Bates 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023988257)   1 1

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Choir Practice and Programs 1918-1920 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023988257)   1 2

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Clippings 1928-1971 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023988257)   1 3

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Correspondence 1917-1969 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023988257)   1 4

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Grand Haven Public School awards 1889-1899 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023988257)   1 5

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Notes - Method of Comparative Literature 1924 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023988257)   1 6

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Papers and Publications 1899-1922 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023988257)   1 7

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Perpetual Calendar 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023988257)   1 8

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Photographs 


    Box Folder
Graphic materials (32307023988257)   1 9

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School of Library Service notes 1945-1948 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023988265)   2 1

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Scrapbook 

3

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Zeta Phi notes 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023988265)   2 2

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