Department of Park and Recreation Resources Records
UA.16.91

Summary Information

Repository
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator -
Chubb, Michael
Creator -
Crappo, Douglas
Creator
Michigan State University. Dept. of Park and Recreation Resources.
Title
Department of Park and Recreation Resources records
ID
UA.16.91
Date [inclusive]
1969-1989
Extent
0.25 Cubic feet , 5 folders
Language
English

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

In 1956 the Resource Development Department was created in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. In 1963 the Park Management Office was created within Resource Development. In 1966 Park Management Office changed its name to Park and Recreation Administration. In 1969 it became its own department within the College of Agriculture and was called the Department of Park and Recreation Resources. In 1995 the name changed to Park and Recreation and Tourism Resources. In 2004 the department dissolved and merged back under Department of Community Agriculture Recreation and Resource Development (formerly Resource Development).

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Scope and Contents note

The records consist of bylaws of the department, seminar brochures, a Experiential Learning handbook, Proceedings of the 1971 Snowmobile and Off the Road Vehicle Research Symposium, and the report “Recreation Area Day-Use Investigation Techniques” by Douglas Crappo and Michael Chubb, 1969 Arrangement is alphabetical.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections December 2008

Legal Status note

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

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. Dept. of Park and Recreation Resources.

Subject(s)

  • Experiential learning
  • Outdoor recreation
  • Parks
  • Recreation areas

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

Bylaws of the Department 1989 

F.D. 1

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Experiential Learning Handbook 1983 

F.D. 2

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Proceedings of the 1971 Snowmobile and Off the Road Vehicle Research Symposium 1971 

F.D. 3

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“Recreation Area Day-Use Investigation Techniques” by Douglas Crappo and Michael Chubb 1969 

F.D. 4

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Seminar Brochures 1982, 1988 

F.D. 5

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Annual Reports 

Box

Unpublished 

Annual Reports

1968-1969 

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Serials 

#494: News Highlights (Parks & Recreation Resources) 

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