Philip Elton Gunby Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Gunby, Philip Elton
Philip Elton Gunby papers
Date [inclusive]
0.25 Cubic feet , 5 folders

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

Philip Gunby graduated from Michigan State College with honors in 1954 with a degree in Journalism. He was a member of Phi Kappa Phi (all college scholastic honorary fraternity); Sigma Delta Chi (journalism fraternity); and selected by Excalibur (service fraternity) in 1954 as an outstanding senior. He also served as editor-in-chief of the State News from 1953-1954.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of the program to the Water Carnival of 1954, a photograph montage featuring images of Michigan State College joining the Big Ten in 1948 and the 1953 Rose Bowl, a newspaper clipping from the Columbus Dispatch (OH) regarding Michigan State University's centennial, a 1955 MSU centennial first day cover stamp, and a letter outlining the achievements of Philip Gunby.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections November 2003

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

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.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Michigan State College.
  • Michigan State University. Class of 1954.
  • Rose Bowl (Football game). (1954 : Pasadena, Calif.)


  • Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
  • Letters (correspondence)
  • Programs

Personal Name(s)

  • Gunby, Philip Elton

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

Water Carnival Program June 3-5, 1954 

F.D. 1

Photograph Montage 

F.D. 2

Certified Letter from MSC Department of Journalism outlining Philip Gunby's achievements 1954 

F.D. 3

Newspaper Clipping from Columbus Dispatch on MSC Centennial 1955 

F.D. 4

Centennial first day cover stamp 1955 

F.D. 5