Alva True Stevens Papers
UA.10.3.117

Summary Information

Repository
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator
Stevens, Alva True
Title
Alva True Stevens papers
ID
UA.10.3.117
Date
1894
Extent
0.1 Cubic feet
Language
English

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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Biographical Note

Alva True Stevens earned his B. S. Degree in Agriculture from Michigan Agricultural College in 1893, and returned to earn his M.S. in 1908. While at M.A.C., he was a member of the Eclectic Literary Society (Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity). He later joined the faculty of the Connecticut Agricultural College in Storrs as a Professor of Gardening.

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Scope and Contents note

Alva True Stevens papers consist of one item, a menu and program fro a "Bachelors' Banquet" held at Michigan Agricultural College in November, 1894. Stevens and sixteen other men appear in a photograph on the cover. The banquet, an end-of-the-term celebration, included an elaborate dinner, speeches, recitations, and music.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824
517-355-2330
archives@msu.edu

Revision Description

  October 2004

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status note

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.

Custodial History

Gift of Mrs. Elmer O. Anderson (Helen Stevens).

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials

MSUAHC Stamp Collection,Transferred from UA 00007

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Alpha Tau Omega. Epsilon Eta Chapter (Michigan State University). -- Chronological subdivision--1894;
  • Michigan State University. Bachelors' Banquet. -- Chronological subdivision--1894;
  • Michigan State University. Bachelors' Banquet.
  • Michigan State University. Class of 1893.

Subject(s)

  • College students

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

"Bachelors' Banquet" Program 1894 

F.D. 1