Gaylord M. Burke Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator -
Burke, Gaylord M.
Gaylord M. Burke papers
Date [inclusive]
0.1 Cubic feet

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

Gaylord M. Burke was an engineering student at Michigan State College from 1924-1927. During that time he was a member of the Trimoira Society. Burke became the Freshman track manager in 1925.

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Scope and Contents note

The Gaylord M. Burke papers contain correspondence from the Dean of Engineering, wishing him luck as he graduated from Michigan State College; from the Trimoira Society, informing him of events happening on campus; and from the Director of Athletics, informing him that he was the new track manager. The collection also includes a photograph, newspaper clippings, Trimoira dance cards, and programs from the 69th (1926) and 70th (1927) anniversaries of Michigan State College. There is also a 1957 publication from MSC entitled An Introduction to Fraternity Life.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections November 2005

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 University. Class of 1927.
  • Michigan State University. Trimoira Fraternity.


  • Letters

Personal Name(s)

  • Hill, Elton B., (Elton Brainard), 1894-1980


  • Balls (Parties)
  • Greek letter societies -- Michigan -- East Lansing
  • Universities and colleges -- Alumni and alumnae

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

Correspondence 1925-1931 

F.D. 1

Fraternity Materials Undated 

F.D. 2

Introduction to Fraternity Life Booklet Circa 1957 

F.D. 3

Michigan State College Anniversary Programs 1926-1927 

F.D. 4

Newsclippings 1925-1927 

F.D. 5

Photographs Circa 1920s 

F.D. 6

Trimoira Dance Cards Undated 

F.D. 7