Dudley P. Hall Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Hall, Dudley Phillip
Dudley P. Hall papers
Date [inclusive]
0.4 Cubic feet , 1 scrapbook, 1 volume, 3 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

Dudley Hall was a student at Michigan Agricultural College from 1909-1913 and 1914-1915. He was a member of the Olympic Society. He was married in 1913 to Edna Belle (Hornberger) Hall. In 1915, he received his B.S. in Civil Engineering and later earned his Master's Degree in Forestry in 1940.

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Scope and Contents note

The Dudley P. Hall papers contain a senior thesis written in 1915 and a scrapbook regarding life at MSU. The thesis is entitled, "Investigation on Boulevards and the Design of a Boulevard to be Constructed between Saginaw and Bay City, Mich." and was written by J.P. Vincent and Dudley P. Hall. The thesis contains text regarding the purpose of the boulevard as well as maps of the area and photographs from different survey points. The scrapbook contains photographs of people and campus including class rush, individual members of the baseball team, and a women's theater or dance group. Also included are grade reports and receipts for fees and boarding associations, ticket stubs and other memorabilia, armband, MAC Carnival program, class rush posters from 1910-1912, and a cartoon of firefighters and people at a fire by D.W. Francisco.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections July 2008

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

Revision Description

  May 2012

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 Marilyn Hall Renner.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Michigan State University. Class of 1915.
  • Michigan State University. Class Rivalry.
  • Michigan State University. -- General subdivision--Student life; Chronological subdivision--1910-1914.;

Geographic Name(s)

  • Bay City (Mich.)
  • Saginaw (Mich.)

Personal Name(s)

  • Vincent, J.P.


  • Athletics
  • Carnival
  • Dormitories
  • Streets -- Michigan

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder


2447H 1

Loose Items from Scrapbook 

2447H 2

Scrapbook 1910-1914 


Thesis 1915 


Class Rivalry Posters 

Oversize Drawer 9