Wharton Center for the Performing Arts Records

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Wharton Center for the Performing Arts records
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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Historical Note

Michigan State University’s Wharton Center for Performing Arts has a long history of presenting quality programs. Since opening its doors in 1982, the Center has generated state and national prominence for its success with touring megahits and sold-out sensations.

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Scope and Content

The collection consists of miscellaneous records including brochures, programs, newsletters and schedules.

The Electronic Resources includes correspondence in the form of e-mail memos and attachments.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections October 2011

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

Revision Description

 Added electronic resource CW November 2013

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status

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

Personal Name(s)

  • Jones, Dorothy Harper
  • King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968


  • Correspondence

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

“1912-1987: Seventy-Five Years of Performing Arts at Michigan State University” 1987 

F.D. 1

Brochures for Circle Membership and Season Subscription 1983, undated 

F.D. 2

Building Information undated 

F.D. 3

Event Brochures 

F.D. 4

Event Programs 1999 

F.D. 5

Invitations to Opening Gala & Dedication and Groundbreaking Ceremony 1982-2008 

F.D. 6

Beyond the Stage newsletter 2010 

F.D. 7

Season Schedules 1983-2000 

F.D. 8

Season Schedules 2001-2011 

F.D. 9

Tony and Lena Sing! 1975 

F.D. 10

Youth Programs and Performances 1982-2006 

F.D. 11

Technical Information undated 

F.D. 12



Videotape: "Wharton Center Dedication" 26 September, 1982 

VHS tape

Videotape: Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Convocation January 17, 2000   0.1 Cubic feet 1 VHS

UA Small Accessions Box # 24 - UA 4736


#1079: Curtain Call 

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Electronic Resources 


Deans, Directors, and Chairs Memo 2012 


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