Richard Robb collection
010.RR

Summary Information

Repository
Eastern Michigan University Archives
Title
Richard Robb collection
ID
010.RR
Date
circa 1990
Extent
0.4 Linear feet 1 archives box
Language
English
Abstract
Dr. Richard Robb, was appointed to the Board of Regents in 1967 by Governor George W. Romney, and elected chairman in 1975. An alumni of EMU, Robb also graduated from the University of Michigan Dental School and served in the U.S. Army. The Richard Robb collection contains items such as certificates, clippings, correspondence, commencement programs, photos, postcards, and a telegram that document his time on the EMU Board of Regents where he serves as Board chairman. Materials are arranged alphabetically and only document Robb's time on the Board of Regents and major initiatives, programs, and events that occurred during his tenure--including the Swaziland initiative, and the successful season of the football team.

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

Dr. Richard Robb, was appointed to the Board of Regents in 1967 by Governor George W. Romney and elected chairman of the Board in 1975. Robb graduated from Ypsilanti High School, is an alumni of EMU and the University of Michigan Dental School, and served in the U.S. Army. Robb served on the Board longer than any any other individual and has spent his years engaging in University affairs to help build EMU into the 85th largest university by increasing the quality of education. He has contributed to the Ypsilanti community and has been part of numerous organizations such as the Jaycees, the Rotary Board, chamber of commerce, youth groups, and the Presbyterian Church.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Eastern Michigan University Archives 2014 March 6

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

Geographic Name(s)

  • Swaziland
  • Ypsilanti (Mich.)

Personal Name(s)

  • Richard, Robb, Dr.

Subject(s)

  • Eastern Michigan University

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Collection Inventory

Certificates 


    FlatFile Drawer
Text   Room 310 8-20
    Box Folder
Text (32307024655558)   1 1

Box Folder

Clippings 

1 2

Commencement Programs 

1 3

Correspondence 

1 4

Event Programs 

1 5

Football Magazine 

1 6

Final Report 

1 7

Honor Roll Booklet 

1 8

Invitation 

1 9

Memorbilia 

1 10

Photos 

1 11

Post Cards 

1 12

Telegram 

1 13