Neno Joseph DaPrato Collection

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator -
DaPrato, Neno Joseph
Neno Joseph DaPrato collection
Date [inclusive]
0.5 Cubic feet , 1 Scrapbook

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

Neno Joseph “Jerry” DaPrato attended Michigan Agricultural College as a special student in agriculture from 1912-1915. He was from Iron Mountain, Michigan. He played football in 1912, 1914 and 1915. In 1915 he was All-American. In addition, he played basketball in 1915.

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Scope and Contents note

The scrapbook contains photographs and articles about Michigan Agricultural College’s varsity football squad from 1911 to 1915. There are numerous photographs and articles about MAC’s 24-0 victory over the University of Michigan in 1915 as well as articles featuring Jerry DaPrato. There are also many photographs of other athletic teams, including the basketball squad, baseball team and track and field team. Also included are several programs from football banquets. In addition to the sports memorabilia, there are various photographs of campus life and students, including photographs of the Engineering building and Wells Hall burning in 1916. There are also several photographs of military parades and a ribbon from the 1912 National Progressive Convention.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections January 2004

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.

Custodial History

A gift of Sandra Voss.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Michigan State University. Class of 1915. Alumni Club.
  • Michigan State University. -- General subdivision--Buildings; Chronological subdivision--1916.;


  • Scrapbooks

Personal Name(s)

  • DaPrato, Neno Joseph


  • Athletics
  • Student activities

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Collection Inventory


Scrapbook 1911-1915