Forrest W. Starrett Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator - Donor
Starrett, Forrest W.
Forrest W. Starrett papers
Date [inclusive]
0.25 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

Forrest W. Starrett, of Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, attended Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) from 1922 to 1924. He studied agriculture, but did not complete the requirements for a degree. While at M.A.C., Starrett was a member of the Union Literary Society (Delta Chi Fraternity), and lived in the Society House for the 1923-1924 academic year.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection includes football programs, copies of newspaper clippings related to a student riot after a baseball game between M.A.C. and the University of Michigan, and campus photographs. Several items concern the student excavation of the Union Building basement. Football programs are for Creighton University vs. Michigan Aggies (November 10, 1923) and Michigan Aggies vs. Indiana (October 28, 1923). Memorabilia includes ticket stubs, a photograph book entitled On the Campus at M.A.C., a M.A.C. Reserve Officer Training Corps Horse Show program and a program for a revue presented to raise money to build the Union.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections February 1986

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

Revision Description

  January 2007

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. Athletics. Football.
  • Michigan State University. Class of 1925.
  • Michigan State University. Delta Chi Fraternity.


  • Scrapbooks


  • Student movements -- Michigan

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

M.A.C. Memorabilia 1922-1925 

F.D. 1

M.A.C. photographs and memorabilia scrapbook 1922-1925 

SB 303