Simon E. Fagerstrom papers
010.SF

Summary Information

Repository
Eastern Michigan University Archives
Creator
Fagerstrom, Simon E.
Title
Simon E. Fagerstrom papers
ID
010.SF
Date [inclusive]
1922-1958
Extent
0.4 Linear feet 1 archive box
Language
English
Abstract
Dr. Simon E. Fagerstrom was a professor and Head of the Department of History and Political Science at Michigan State Normal College. The bulk of the collection consists of articles and essays written by Dr. Fagerstrom.

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. Simon E. Fagerstrom was a professor and department head at Michigan State Normal College. He received his B.A. from Augustana College in 1988 and his M.A. from the University of Chicago in 1922. During the period 1919 to 1921, he served as the principal of high schools in both Illinois and South Dakota. In 1930 he received his Ph.D. from the University of Michign. Dr. Fagerstrom specialized in the constitutional period of United States history. He came to Michigan State Normal College in 1922 as an assistant professor of history and in 1931 was promoted to a full professorship. He served as the Head of the Department of History and Political Science at Eastern Michigan University from 1940 to his retirement in 1958. He passed away on November 3, 1981 in Lincoln, Nebraska, following an extended illness.

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Scope and Contents

Dr. Simon E. Fagerstrom was a professor and department head at Michigan State Normal College. The  Simon E. Fagerstrom papers have been divided into one series,  Writing. There are also several files of additional materials, including clippings, course outlines, photographs, and a book belonging to Alexander Buel, which was a gift to Dr. Fagerstrom from Mrs. Buel. The bulk of the collection consists of essays and articles written by Dr. Fagerstrom.

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Arrangement of materials

The Simon E. Fagerstrom papers have been divided into one series,  Writing. There are also several files of additional materials, including clippings, course outlines, photographs, and a book belonging to Alexander Buel, which was a gift to Dr. Fagerstrom from Mrs. Buel.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Eastern Michigan University Archives 2012 September 18

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

Subject(s)

  • Education--History
  • Michigan State Normal College
  • Political science.
  • Professor

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Collection Inventory

Clippings 1924-1981 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023998661)   1 1

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Course outlines 


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Text (32307023998661)   1 2

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Photographs 


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Graphic materials (32307023998661)   1 3

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Writing 

Correspondence 1924 


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Text (32307023998661)   1 4

Dissertation, "Political Parties in the Third Congress" 1922 


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Text (32307023998661)   1 5

Early Amendments to the Constitution 1934 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023998661)   1 6

Hamilton's Financial Policy 1934 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023998661)   1 7

Readings in Hamilton's Financial Policy, no.1 1935 


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Text (32307023998661)   1 8

Readings in Hamilton's Financial Policy, no.2 1935 


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Text (32307023998661)   1 9

Hamilton's Funding System 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023998661)   1 10

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Alexander W. Buel's Constitution and Rules of Order 1850 


    Box Folder
Books (32307023998661)   1 11

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