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Don Stevens Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP001234
The Don Stevens papers include newsletters and clippings, conference materials, correspondence, promotional materials for various education programs, and course related materials. Subjects include local labor activity, labor education, and economic and community services.

Dates

  • 1969 - 1980
  • Majority of material found within 1971 - 1979

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials. Restrictions: Researchers may encounter records of a sensitive nature – personnel files, case records and those involving investigations, legal and other private matters. Privacy laws and restrictions imposed by the Library prohibit the use of names and other personal information which might identify an individual, except with written permission from the Director and/or the donor.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (2 MB)

Abstract

Don Stevens was an honorary alumnus of both Michigan State University (MSU) and Wayne State University, serving on the Board of Trustees and the Board of Governors respectively. A prominent labor educator, he was the AFL-CIO Education Director for Michigan, a trustee of the Michigan Council on Economic Education, and was involved in labor education at MSU and Oakland University. He was also involved in labor circles more broadly, serving as the president of the Kent County CIO Council and the president of the local 386 Dairy Workers. He was a delegate to such bodies as the United Nations Conference (1952), the White House Conference on Education, the White House Conference on Children and Youth, and various committees of the State Department of Public Instruction.

The Don Stevens papers include newsletters and clippings, conference materials, correspondence, promotional materials for various education programs, and course related materials. Subjects include local labor activity, labor education, and economic and community services.

History

Don Stevens was an honorary alumnus of both Michigan State University (MSU) and Wayne State University, serving on the Board of Trustees and the Board of Governors respectively. A prominent labor educator, he was the AFL-CIO Education Director for Michigan, a trustee of the Michigan Council on Economic Education, and was involved in labor education at MSU and Oakland University. He was also involved in labor circles more broadly, serving as the president of the Kent County CIO Council and the president of the local 386 Dairy Workers. He was a delegate to such bodies as the United Nations Conference (1952), the White House Conference on Education, the White House Conference on Children and Youth, and various committees of the State Department of Public Instruction.

Arrangement

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

The collection was donated to the Walter P. Reuther library by Don Stevens in 1984.

Related Materials

Reuther Collections: Union Minorities/Women Leadership Training Project Records
Photographs and other related material can be found in the Don Stevens Collection at Michigan State University Archives.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Kris Kniffen on April 1, 2016.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Don Stevens Papers
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Kris Kniffen.
Date
2016-04-01
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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