Andrew Anthos Scrapbook

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator - Donor
Anthos, Andrew, 1935-2007
Andrew Anthos scrapbook
0.1 Cubic feet , 1 folder

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing, Michigan".

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Historical Note

Andrew Anthos from Detroit, Michigan, honored Michigan’s 1987 Sesquicentennial by compiling a scrapbook of Michigan’s history and more interesting facts. The scrapbook was put on display for a week as the exhibit “Our Michigan” in Lansing, Michigan in 1987.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection contains a bound, photocopied version of Anthos’ original scrapbook. The scrapbook contains fun facts about Michigan and a general overview of Michigan’s past including historical and geographical facts. Facts are grouped together under several titles. A sample of the trivia-like facts include: “150 Persons with Michigan Ties,” “Michigan’s Largest Communities,” and “Michigan’s Tallest Television Towers.”

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections January 2009

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Immediate Source of Acquisiton

This scrapbook was donated by Andrew Anthos to the Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections.

Accession: HC 00661 Date: 1988-12-19

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • Michigan
  • Michigan -- Centennial celebrations, etc.
  • Michigan -- History

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Creator's dedication

"The University Archives - I dedicate to one of the finest universities in the United States - our Michigan State University this compilation of facts about Michigan. May everyone who scans its pages find it as interesting as I did putting it together for all of us. Very Sincerely, Andrew Anthos, October 15, 1998, Lansing."

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Collection Inventory


Scrapbook 1987