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Wayne State University Student and Departmental Publications

 Collection
Identifier: WSR002874
These records contain a variety of files from both student organizations and university departments have been or were active at Wayne State University since 1881. The records span from the 1880s to 2013, but the bulk of the records are from the 1940s through the 1990s. Some organizations and departments were active when the university was knows as the College of the City of Detroit, Wayne University, and currently Wayne State University. Documents vary but include event flyers, newsletters, research studies, reports, conference programs, college recruitment materials, directories, event calendars, and program and course descriptions. These materials were gathered together from various locations within the Reuther Archives by former University Archivist Casey Westerman and provide a look into life on campus throughout the history of the University. Many of the materials are newsletters from both student organizations and university departments that were sent to current students or alumni providing insight into studies, activities, and general information about the organization at that particular time. Other materials show focus of the school or organization through research conducted or the focus of recruitment materials of the time. Overall, these materials provide an extensive view of student and school life at Wayne State University.

Dates

  • 1881-2013
  • Majority of material found in 1940-1999

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

LEVEL 3

Extent

46.25 Linear Feet (123 MB)

History

These records contain a variety of files from both student organizations and university departments have been or were active at Wayne State University since 1881. The records span from the 1880s to 2013, but the bulk of the records are from the 1940s through the 1990s. Some organizations and departments were active when the university was knows as the College of the City of Detroit, Wayne University, and currently Wayne State University. Documents vary but include event flyers, newsletters, research studies, reports, conference programs, college recruitment materials, directories, event calendars, and program and course descriptions. These materials were gathered together from various locations within the Reuther Archives by former University Archivist Casey Westerman and provide a look into life on campus throughout the history of the University. Many of the materials are newsletters from both student organizations and university departments that were sent to current students or alumni providing insight into studies, activities, and general information about the organization at that particular time. Other materials show focus of the school or organization through research conducted or the focus of recruitment materials of the time. Overall, these materials provide an extensive view of student and school life at Wayne State University.

Arrangement

LEVEL 3 Folders are listed by their location within each box. They are not necessarily arranged, so any given subject may be dispersed throughout the entire collection.

Acquisition

Former University Archivist Casey Westerman had pulled these materials together to create an inclusive collection from various locations within the Reuther Archives. It's supposed that these materials were amalgamated circa 2014. It's key to note that most of these materials were not previously accessioned.

Collection was previously non-accessioned but residing in throughout stacks in the Reuther Archives. This is a set of materials that were brought together to create a collection of like materials.

Related Materials

Board of Education of the City of Detroit, Wayne State University Center for the Application of Science and Technology, Wayne State University Center for Peace and Conflict Studies, Wayne State University Student Activities Counseling New Student Register, Wayne State University Activities Committee Records, Wayne State University Department of Africana Studies Records, Wayne State University Campus Beautification Records, Wayne State University Law School Center for the Administration of Justice Records, Central High School Records, Wayne State University Quarter System Ad Hoc Committee Records, Wayne University Community Colleges Records, Wayne State University Computing and Data Processing Center Records, Wayne State University Computation Laboratory Records, Detroit Academy of Medicine Records, Detroit College of Medicine Early Records, Wayne State University Foreign Student Office Records, Harper Hospital Records, Wayne State University College of Liberal Arts Journalism Department Records, Wayne State University Information Center Records, McGregor Fund Records, Preservation Wayne Records, Wayne State University Office of the Registrar, Wayne State University University Relations Division Records, Wayne State University Office of the President Clarence B. Hilberry Records.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Catherine Moeller on March 15, 2019.
Title
Guide to Wayne State University Student and Departmental Publications
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Catherine Moeller.
Date
2019-03-15.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

Contact:
5401 Cass Avenue
Detroit MI 48202 USA