Michigan Council of State College Presidents records
02.MCSCP

Summary Information

Repository
Eastern Michigan University Archives
Creator - Secretary
Elliott, Eugene
Creator
Michigan Council of State College Presidents. .
Title
Michigan Council of State College Presidents records
ID
02.MCSCP
Date [inclusive]
1952-1985
Extent
1.0 Linear feet 1 record center carton
Language
English
Abstract
In 1947, Alexander G. Ruthven, president of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, contacted other Michigan state college presidents inviting them to meet, consider common problems, and confer about matters of statewide concern in public higher education. In 1952, the Council was formally organized; the Chairmanship was to be rotated annually among the presidents, with the first being John A. Hannah of Michigan State College. Eugene B. Elliott of Michigan State Normal College was the first Secretary-Treasurer. The Michigan Council of State College Presidents records include reports published and distributed by the Council as well as the Michigan Board of Education, meeting minutes, bulletins, newspaper clippings, flyers, and some administrative papers belonging to Elliott.

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 History

In 1947, Alexander G. Ruthven, president of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, contacted other Michigan state college presidents inviting them to meet to consider common problems and confer about matters of statewide concern in public higher education. In 1952, the Council was formally organized; the Chairmanship was to be rotated annually among the presidents, with the first being John A. Hannah of Michigan State College. Eugene B. Elliott of Michigan State Normal College was the first Secretary-Treasurer.

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Scope and Contents

The Michigan Council of State College Presidents records include reports published and distributed by the Council as well as the Michigan Board of Education, meeting minutes, bulletins, newspaper clippings, flyers, and some administrative papers belonging to Secretary-Treasurer Eugene B. Elliott.

The Michigan Council of State College Presidents records has been divided into two series:  Administration and  Reports.

The Administration series includes pertinent records belonging to Elliott for served as the first Secretary-Treasurer of the Michigan Council of State College Presidents and was the President of Michigan State Normal College from 1948-1965. It also includes flyers, clippings, and bulletins, as well as a subseries of meeting minutes, 1958-1965.

The Reports series includes three subseries. The Unit cost study includes bound studies from 1964 to 1965. The  Michigan State Teachers Colleges subseries includes several different types of reports relevant to education colleges, and the  Inventory of physical plant and space utilization includes a two-part report and relevant correspondence. Other reports are listed by title.

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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

  2012 February 13

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)

  • College presidents
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Eastern Michigan University. College of Education
  • Michigan State Normal College

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Collection Inventory

Administration 

Eugene B. Elliott 1951-1964 


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Text (32307009257354)   1 1

Flyers 1955-1985 


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Mixed materials (32307009257354)   1 2

Clippings 1959-1963 


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Text (32307009257354)   1 3

Bulletins 1962 


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Text (32307009257354)   1 4

Meeting minutes 

 1958-1961 


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Text (32307009257354)   1 5

 1963-1965 


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Text (32307009257354)   1 6

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Reports 

Unit cost study 1964-1965 

 June 1964 


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Text (32307009257354)   1 7

 July 1964 


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 June 1965 


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Michigan State Teachers Colleges 1934-1951 

Statement bearing on their origin, legal status, control and development... 1934 


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Text (32307009257354)   1 10

Personal information concerning students... 1934-1936 


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Information relating to enrollment... 1936-1938 


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Information relating to enrollment... 1938-1940 


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Information relating to enrollment... 1940-1942 


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Information relating to enrollment... 1942-1944 


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Data concerning enrollments, graduates, placements, employees, income, and expenditures 1944-1947 

Policies of the State Board of Education 1914-1950 

Data concerning enrollments, graduates, placements, employees, income, and expenditures 1947-1951 


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Four Michigan Institutions of Higher Education under the Michigan State Board of Education 1954-1959 


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Budgeting procedures and formulas of selected systems of higher education 1964 


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A study of selected methods of distributing salary expense... 1959 


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Text (32307009257354)   1 21

Critical needs of the State of Michigan for Higher Education 1954 


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Text (32307009257354)   1 22

Science programs in the State-supported institutions of higher education in Michigan 1960 


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Inter-institutional cost studies for Michigan: an appraisal 1961 


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Text (32307009257354)   1 24

Study report of enrollment and instructional load data reporting 1961 


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Text (32307009257354)   1 25

Inventory of physical plant and space utilization study 1961 

Correspondence 1961 


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Section I 1961 


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Text (32307009257354)   1 27

Section II 1961 


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Text (32307009257354)   1 28-30

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