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Collection Summary

Administrative History of Arthur E. Lyons

Scope and Contents of the Records

Index Terms

Container List

Papers

Arthur E Lyons:An Inventory of His Papers at the MSU University Archives and Historical CollectionsInventory prepared by

Arthur E Lyons:

An Inventory of His Papers at the MSU University Archives and Historical Collections



Collection Summary

Creator:Lyons, Arthur E.
Title:Arthur E. Lyons Collection
Dates:1924, 1976
Quantity: 1 folder
Identification: UA 10.3.226

Administrative History of Arthur E. Lyons

Arthur Lyons attended MSU from 1896 to 1899, and enrolled as a special student in 1900, but it is unclear if he actually graduated. He majored in mechanical engineering. After attending MSU he worked for the Hugh Lyons Company of Lansing.

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Scope and Contents of the Records

The collection consists of a letter to Arthur Lyons from Robert McCarthy about the campaign to build the Michigan State University Memorial Union. The letter describes how much had been pledged at that time, how much area businesses had pledged and compared their support with community support of Kansas University and Purdue University's unions. The letter also explains that the H.G. Christman Construction company will do the work and supplies will be bought in Lansing. Also included is a letter from Barrett Lyons, Arthur's son, about the donation and giving brief information about his father.

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Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the MSU library catalog.
Names:
Lyons, Arthur E
Organizations:
Michigan State University -- Buildings -- Union.

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Administrative Information

Custodial History

Transferred by Barrett Lyons

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Container List

Papers

BoxFolder
F.D1Correspondence about the Memorial Union, 1924, 1976

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