Richard "Dick" Schwarze photograph collection
010.RS

Summary Information

Repository
Eastern Michigan University Archives
Creator - Photographer
Schwarze, Dick, (Richard)
Title
Richard "Dick" Schwarze photograph collection
ID
010.RS
Date [inclusive]
1970-1997
Extent
0.8 Linear feet 2 archives boxes
Language
English
Abstract
The Richard "Dick" Schwarze photograph collection contains photographs from the campus photographer Dick Schwarze taken during his time as campus photographer from 1970-2006. Subjects represented in the collection include campus and community events, student life, and campus grounds and facilities. Also included in the collection are a significant number of headshots of faculty and staff, including University President William E. Shelton. The collection contains color as well as black and white photographic prints that range in date from the early 1970s through 1997. Although the collection contains one 8x10 negative depicting university faculty members, the remaining negatives have not been transferred to the University Archives.

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Biographical Note

Richard "Dick' Schwarze served as Eastern Michigan University photographer from 1970 to 2006. Before joining campus staff, Schwarze served in Vietnam with the United States Army, and briefly attended Wayne State University in Detroit. During his 36 year career, Schwarze won numerous campus and professional awards, including the Institutional Values Award for continuous improvement, innovation, and customer service in 2005. His photography captures many aspects of life at Eastern Michigan University, and has been used for promotional work as well as public relations campaigns.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Eastern Michigan University Archives 2014 April 10

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

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Schwarze, Dick, (Richard)
  • Shelton, William E.

Subject(s)

  • Athletics.
  • Buildings
  • College sports
  • Commencement ceremonies
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Photographs.
  • Staff
  • Universities and colleges--Faculty.

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Collection Inventory

Campus Events 

Box Folder

Athletics 

Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Athletics.
1 1-2

General Events 

1 3

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Box Folder

Campus Grounds and Facilities 

1 4-5

Ceremonies 

Box Folder

Commencement 

Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Commencement ceremonies
1 6

Distinguished Faculty Award 1983-1996 

1 7

General Ceremonies 

1 8

General Motors Volunteer Spirit Award 1985-1993 

1 9

Gold Medallion Award 1990-1994 

1 10

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Community Events 

Box Folder

General Community Events 

1 11

March of Dimes 1989-1992 

1 12

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Faculty and Staff 

Box Folder

Named, Faculty and Staff 

1 13

Unnamed, Faculty and Staff 

1 14

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Headshots 

Box Folder

Named, Men 

1 15-16

Unnamed, Men 

2 1-2

Named, Women 

2 3-4

Unnamed, Women 

2 5-6

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Box Folder

Shelton, William E. 1990-1997 

2 7

Student Life 

Box Folder

Dance Division 

2 8

General Student Life 

2 9-10

Groups and Clubs 

2 11

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