Robert E. Sharer Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator -
Sharer, Robert E., 1900-
Robert E. Sharer papers
Date [inclusive]
0.1 Cubic feet , 4 folders

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

Robert E. Sharer was born March 4, 1900 in Toledo, Ohio. He joined the staff of the Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) Continuing Education Service as an associate professor in 1952. In 1958 he was promoted to Assistant Director of the Liberal Arts Education for Adults Program in the College of Science & Arts and in 1963 promotion to Director of Evening College was achieved. Sharer retired from his position at Michigan State in 1968. He died on July 7, 1984.

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Scope and Contents note

The Robert E. Sharer collection contains a variety of publications related to adult education and continuing education. Sharer helped to compile these and also wrote a few of the articles himself.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections February 2009

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. Continuing Education Service.


  • Newsletters
  • Publications

Personal Name(s)

  • Sharer, Robert E., 1900- -- Form subdivision--Archives.;


  • Adult education

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

Now… In Our Town 1944-1945 

FD 1

Newsletters; Adult Education Directors, Robert E. Sharer March 1953- June 1964  

FD 2

Seminar on Leadership in University Adult Education; Selected Readings February 7-10, 1966  

FD 3

Continuing Higher Education 1982 

FD 4