Clare A. Gunn Papers
UA.17.288

Summary Information

Repository
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator - Donor
Gunn, Clare A.
Title
Clare A. Gunn papers
ID
UA.17.288
Date [inclusive]
1940-2000
Extent
5.4 Cubic feet
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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Biographical Note

Clare Gunn was born in 1916 in Grandville, Michigan. He graduated in 1940 with a B.S. in Landscape Architecture from Michigan State College (now Michigan State University). In 1945 he was hired at MSC as an extension specialist in tourism and resorts, one of the first positions of its kind. After an one year appointment as a visiting professor at the University of Hawaii in 1966, Gunn left MSU for Texas A&M University to take part in their new Recreation and Parks department. Gunn retired in 1985.

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Scope and Contents note

The Clare A. Gunn papers consist of publications and photographs relating to tourism in Michigan (including the Upper Peninsula). There are also publications, articles, and conference proceedings relating to tourism, recreation, national parks, and outdoor recreation. Geographic locations include the American states of Michigan, Texas, Illinois, Oklahoma, Delaware; the Canadian provinces of Newfoundland and Nova Scotia; the Artic; and the country of Venezuela. Also included is a narrative description of the collection written by Gunn that includes biographical information as well as information about his career.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824
517-355-2330
archives@msu.edu

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

Corporate Name(s)

  • Michigan State College. Buildings.
  • Michigan State College. Cooperative Extension Service.
  • Michigan State College.
  • Michigan State University. Department of Park and Recreation Resources.

Genre(s)

  • Annual reports
  • Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
  • Letters (correspondence)
  • Photograph albums
  • Proceedings
  • Publications

Geographic Name(s)

  • Upper Peninsula (Mich.)

Personal Name(s)

  • Gunn, Clare A.

Subject(s)

  • Landscape architecture
  • Motels
  • National parks and reserves -- United States
  • National parks and reserves -- Venezuela
  • Outdoor recreation
  • Recreation
  • Recreation -- Michigan
  • Recreation -- Study and teaching
  • Recreation areas
  • Rivers -- Recreational use
  • Tourism
  • Tourism -- Michigan
  • Water resources development
  • Waterfronts

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Collection Inventory

Correspondence 

Box Folder

Part A Cover Letter written by Clare Gunn 2013 

4420 1

Dr. Esteban Bardolet 1986-2008 

4420 2

Frank Bartol 1997-2003 

4420 3

Dr. Wu Bihu 1984-2005 

4420 4

Dr. Uel Blank 1965-1995 

4420 5

Grady Clay 1960-1996 

4420 6

Dr. John Crompton 1982-2007 

4420 7

Dr. Ross Dowling 1988-2007 

4420 8

Prof. Michael Fagence 1985-2002 

4420 9

Prof. Carl S. Gerlach 1943-1973 

4420 10

Prof. Donald Greenaway 1957-1983 

4420 11

Dr. Mark Havitz 1985-2013 

4420 12

Frank Hildebrand 1968-2012 

4420 13

Dr. Louis Hodges undated 

4420 14

Dr. John D. Hunt 1984-2009 

4420 15

Prof. William Johnson 1972-2003 

4420 16

Dr. Paul A. Miller 1956-2010 

4420 17

Dr. Leslie M. Reid 1966-1984 

4420 18

Gordon D. Taylor 1969-2008 

4420 19

Marguerite M. Van Dyke undated 

4420 20

Dr. Joanne Westphal 2007-2011 

4420 21

Part B Cover Letter written by Clare Gunn 2013 

4420 22

 1943-1951 

4420 23

 1952-1956 

4420 24

 1957-1964 

4420 25

 1965-1967 

4420 26

 1968-1972 

4420 27

 1973-1978 

4420 28

 1979-1984 

4420 29

 1985-1988 

4420 30

 1989-1994 

4420 31

 1995-2013 

4420 32

 undated 

4420 33

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Michigan Period 1916-1960, General Publications, Upper Peninsula Information 

“A concept for the Design of a Tourism-Recreation Region” by Clare A. Gunn 1965-1966 

Box Folder

“A concept for the Design of a Tourism-Recreation Region” by Clare A. Gunn 1965-1966 

4431 1

Photo Album for “A concept for the Design of a Tourism-Recreation Region” 1965-1966 

4431 2

Supplemental Material to Photo Album for “A concept for the Design of a Tourism-Recreation Region” 1965-1966 

4431 3

Photos 2 for “A concept for the Design of a Tourism-Recreation Region” 1965-1966 

4431 4

Photo Album - Newberry - for “A concept for the Design of a Tourism-Recreation Region” 1965-1966 

4431 5

Supplemental Material to Photo Album - Newberry - for “A concept for the Design of a Tourism-Recreation Region” 1965-1966 

4431 6

UP Travel Image Survey 1965-1966 

4431 7
Box Volume

“Motel Planning and Business Management” By Clare A. Gunn and Robert W. McIntosh 1964 

4434 2

“The Campus Beautiful” By Clare A. Gunn, hardcover 1940 (?) 

4434 1
Box Folder

“The Campus Beautiful” By Clare A. Gunn, paperback First Edition 1940 

4431 8

"The Campus Beautiful" By Clare A. Gunn, paperback, second edition 1940 

4431 9

“The Story of Haskelite” By Clare A. Gunn 1945 

4431 10

Haskelite Book II undated 

4431 11

“The Proposed Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore: An Economic Study” by Institute for Community Development Continuing Education Service Michigan State University 1963 

4431 12

“Kedzie Reunion 2003 Memory Book” 2003 

4431 13

Extension Circulars 1946-1958 

4431 14

Prints and Plans 1947-1949 

4431 15

“Tourist and Resort Publications: Building and Grounds” C.A. Gunn 1956 

4431 16

Extension Annual Report C. A. Gunn 1948 

4431 17

Extension Annual Report C. A. Gunn and John E. White 1950 

4431 18

Annual Report of Extension Activities C. A. Gunn 1951 

4431 19

Proposed Growth of TSR Extension 1962 

4431 20

UP Planning Notes 1962 

4431 21, 22

UP Shoppers Survey/It Pays to Know 1962-1964 

4431 23, 24

Origins of My Planning Concepts 1964-2001 

4431 25
Box

Guide to Tourism and Recreation in Michigan Upper Peninsula 

5098

Project Folder 

Box Folder

“A Study of Ten Michigan Resorts” C.A. Gunn 1950 

4420 35

“A Recommended Land Use Plan for Iosco County” by John Shickluna and Clare Gunn 1951 

4420 36

“A Report on the Proposed Villa Modern Motel Highland Park Illinois” Prepared by Clare A. Gunn 1952 

4420 37

“Adventure Mine 1955/Proposed Development of Adventure Mine” By Clare A. Gunn 1955 

4420 38

“Affiliate Housing: Landscape design survey proposal” C.A. Gunn 1960 

4420 39

“A Site Study of Kildare Acres, Hampshire, Illinois for Motel, Restaurant, or Resort Use” Clare A. Gunn 1962 

4420 40

“A Feasibility Study of a Motel to be Located at Traverse City, Michigan” Prepared by Clare A. Gunn 1964 

4420 41

Miscellaneous Folder 

Box Folder

Building Materials: It Will Pay to Consider Durability, Maintenance and Availability Factors Before You Start to Build 1954 (June) 

4432 33

It's Time to Landscape Your Grounds 1954 (March) 

4432 34

Well-Planned Tourist Cottages 1948 (December) 

4432 35

Landscape with Planters 1954 (August) 

4432 36

The Michigan Tourist Industry 1965 (June) 

4432 37

“Landscape Architecture” magazine October 1965 

4432 38

Landscape Architecture: A Quarterly magazine October 1954 

4432 39

“Geographic Influences on Michigan’s Resorts” By Clare A. Gunn 1952 

4431 35

Michigan Motel Paperback Publication February 1962 

4431 36

"The Plan’s the Thing” By Clare A. Gunn 1963 

4431 37

“Remodel….” By Clare A. Gunn 1962 

4431 38

“Economic Expansion of Tourism in Michigan” By Clare A. Gunn 1963 (November) 

4433 1

“The Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters” 54th annual meeting report 1950 

4433 2
Box

“Motel: The ‘How To’ Magazine of Motel Management” December 1955 

5098

“Motel: The ‘How To’ Magazine of Motel Management” Fall 1954 

5098
Box Folder

File of Photographs 1946-1970 

4431 26

“Michigan’s Upper Peninsula” A Study Report pamphlet undated 

4431 27

News clippings (tourism, MSU) 1946-1967 

4431 28

Michigan's Tourism Change: A Study of Five Post-War Decades of Western Upper Peninsula's Tourism, 1950-2000 2011 

4420 34

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Professional Papers, Presentations, Periodical Writings, Contract Documents 

Box Folder

“A Study of the National Parks of Venezuela” By Clare A. Gunn 1967 

4432 31
Box Volume

“Annotated Bibliography of Resource use Texas Gulf coast” By Clare A. Gunn 1969 

4435 27
Box Folder

“Bureau of Outdoor Recreation Evaluation Report of Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan State of Hawaii 1970” by Donald Wolbrink and associates 1970 

4432 32

The Chuck Wagon 1970 (January) 

4433 19

“Texas Marine Resources: The Leisure View” By Clare A. Gunn 1970 

4433 20

“Annual Conference: Texas Agricultural Experiment Station” 1970 

4433 21

“Study Manual: Landscape Design Study Course” 1970 

4433 6

“Water for Texas: Urban Water Resources Planning and Management” 1971 

4433 7

“Cultural Benefits from Metropolitan River Recreation” By Clare A. Gunn 1972 

4433 8

“Symposium Commemorating 25 years” 1972 

4433 9

“National Recreation Workshop July 17-20” 1972 

4433 10

“Destination USA Volume 5 Special Studies” Report of the National Tourism Resources Review Commission 1973 

4433 11

“Tourism Resource Planning for East Texas” Project directed by Clare A. Gunn 1973 

4433 12

“Evaluating and Developing Tourism” 1973 (July) 

4433 13
Box Volume

“Recreation: Marine Promise” Edited by Susan H. Anderson 1975 

4435 28
Box Folder

“Prefeasibility Study for a Master Plan of the Renewable Natural Resources of Guatemala” Volume VII National Parks 1975 

4433 14

“Proceedings of a Conference on Future Water Use in Texas” 1976 

4433 15

“Urban River Settings For Tourism-Recreation Use” Clare A. Gunn, John W. Hanna, Fred M. Blumberg, Arthur J. Parenzin 1974 

4433 16

“Rocky Mountain-High Plains Park and Recreation Journal” 1974 

4433 17

“Proceedings of the 15th Annual Ohio Roadside Marketing Conference” Edited by Susan k. Sullivan and M.E. Cravens 1975 

4433 18

“Water Recreation Resources: Planning Development, Management” 1976 

4431 29

“The Potential of Blue Licks Battlefield State Park” 1979 

Box Folder

“Travel Research Journal Bulletin D’etudes Touristiques Boletin De Estudios Turisticos” 1978 

4431 31

“The Future of the South” magazine 1977 

4431 32

“Tourism Development Assessment of Potential in Texas” By Clare A. Gunn and Jay Ben McMillen 1979 

4431 33

“Proceedings: River Recreation Management and Research Symposium” 1977 

4431 34

“Our National Landscape: A Conference on Applied Techniques for Analysis and Management of the Visual Resource” 1979 

4432 1
Box Volume

“Tourism Planning and Development Issues” Editors: Donald E. Hawkins, Elwood L. Shafer, James M. Rovelstad 1980 

4435 29
Box Folder

“Annals of Tourism Research” Clare A. Gunn resource editor 1980 

4432 2

“Records of the World Tourism Conference” 1980 

4432 3

“Whiteman Park” 1989 

4432 4

“An Assessment of Tourism Potential in Newfoundland with Labrador with Notes and Recommendations for a Planned Approach to Tourism Development” By Clare A. Gunn 1994 

4432 9

“Illinois Zones of Tourism Potential” By Clare A. Gunn 1993 

4432 8

“Surrey International Conference Trends in Tourism Planning and Development” 1982 

4432 5, 6

“Gonzales Tourism-Park Opportunities Part 1” project director Clare A. Gunn 1983 

4432 7

“Mineral Wells: Opportunities for Tourism Development” Programme Director Clare A. Gunn 1985 

4432 11

“East Texas Tourism 2000” Clare A. Gunn Director 1985 

4432 12

“Waterfowl Hunting Business Conference” 1987 

4432 13

“Proposed Master Plan for Travel Marketing and Development for the State of Oklahoma” Prepared by Price Waterhouse (In association with Clare A. Gunn) 1987 

4432 14

“Tourism: A Vital Force for Peace” Co-Editors Louis J D’Amore, Jafar jafari 1988 

4432 15

“Texas House of Representatives Interim Report to the 71st Texas Legislature: Committee on Environmental Affairs” 1988 

4432 16

Tourism and America’s Heritage: Opportunities for Growth 1989 

4432 17

“Using Tourism and Travel as a Community and Rural Revitalization Strategy” Edited by John Sem 1989 

4432 18

“Strategy and Action Plan: Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia” 1989 

4432 19

Proceedings from Selected sessions of 1990 ASLA annual meeting 1990 

4432 10

“Les Cahiers Du Tourisme” 1988-1994 

4432 20

“Upcountry South Carolina Guidelines for Tourism Development” Directed by Clare A. Gunn 1990 

4432 21

“Delaware’s Natural Resource Potential for Tourism” By Clare A. Gunn 1990 

4432 22

“Trends: Travel and Tourism” Article by Clare A. Gunn 1990 

4432 23

“Moorea French Polynesia: Managing the Balance Between Development and conservation” 1990 

4432 24
Box Drawer

“Planning for Special Places” 1990 

4432 25
Box Folder

“New Horizons: In Tourism and Hospitality Education, Training and Research” 1991 

4432 26

“Chun-Cheon Plan 2001: A Comprehensive Resort Development Plan for the Chun-Cheon Lake Area” 1991 

4420 42

“Finger Lakes Region: Tourism Development Opportunities” 1991 

4420 43

“Tourism—Environment—sustainable Development: An Agenda for Research” 1991 

4420 44

“Developing Tourism in Your Community” 1992 

4420 45

“Illinois Zones of Tourism Potential” By Clare A. Gunn 1993 

4420 46

“Recreation and Parks Society Texas” 1993 (summer) 

4420 47

“World’s-Eye View on Hospitality Trends: Arizona Hospitality Research and Resource Center” 1993 

4420 48

“The 32nd IFLA World Congress” 1995 

4433 40

“Highlights Ontario Tourism Mini-Forum” 1997 

4433 41

“31st Annual Conference Proceedings: Travel and Tourism Research Association” 2000 

4433 42

“Michigan’s Tourism Change: A Study of Five Post-War Decades of Western Upper Penisnula’s Tourism 1950-2000” by Clare Gunn and Richard Gunn 2011 

4420 49

Serving More with Less: Financing Public Park and Recreation Services, proceedings 1972 park & recreation administrators institute 1972 

4433 3

Geographical Inter-Institute Resource Management Seminars 1974-1975 

4433 4

Southern Ontario: Guidelines for Tourism-Recreation-Park Development 1975 

4433 5

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Books, Chapters, Journal Articles 

Box Volume

“Perspectives: Leisure Travel and Tourism” Edited by Edward M. Kelly Also a letter saying Clare. A. Gunn has a text printed in the book Paperback book 1986 

4435 23

“Vacationscape: Designing Tourist Regions” Second Edition by Clare A. Gunn 1988 

4434 3

“Travel, Tourism, and Hospitality Research: A Handbook for Managers and Researchers” By J.R. Brent Ritchie and Charles R. Goeldner (Clare A. Gunn is an associated editor) 1987 

4434 4
Box Folder

“Using Tourism and Travel as a Community and Rural Revitalization Strategy” (Clare A. Gunn has an article published) 1989 

4433 37

“Journal of Park and Recreation Administration” – article by Gunn 1990 

4433 38

“L.A. Computer News” newsletter 1991 (summer)  

4433 39
Box Volume

“World Travel and Tourism Review: Indicators, Trends and Issues” Editors-in-Chief J.R. Brent Ritchie and Donald E. Hawkins 1992 

4434 5

“World Travel and Tourism Review: Indicators, Trends and Issues” Editors-in-Chief J.R. Brent Ritchie and Donald E. Hawkins 1993 

4434 6

“VNR’s Encyclopedia of Hospitality and Tourism” Edited by Mahmood Khan, Michael Olsen and Turgut Var 1993 

4434 7

“Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Research: A Handbook for Managers and Researchers” Edited by J.R. Ritchie and Charles R. Goeldner 1994 

4434 8

An Open Space Plan for Collins County Texas 1984 

4435 30

“Tourism Planning: Basics, Concepts, Cases” By Clare A. Gunn 1994 

4434 9

“Vacationscape: Developing Tourist Areas” By Clare A. Gunn 1997 

4434 10

“Vacationscape: Developing Tourist Areas” By Clare A. Gunn (Chinese) 1998 

4434 11
Box Folder

Journal of Travel Research Paperback publication (Clare A. Gunn has an article published) 1998(spring)  

4433 22
Box Volume

“Tourism Planning: Basics, Concepts, Cases” 4th edition by Clare A. Gunn with Turgut Var 2002 

4434 12
Box Folder

“The Journal of Tourism Studies” Paperback Publication (Clare A. Gunn has an article published) 2004(May)  

4433 23
Box Volume

“Western Tourism: Can Paradise be Reclaimed?” by Clare A. Gunn 2004 

4434 13

“Tourism Planning: Basics, Concepts, Cases” 4th edition by Clare A. Gunn(?) Paperback book in Chinese 2004 

4434 14
Box Folder

“The Cornell Hotel and Restaurant Administration Quarterly” journal (Clare A. Gunn has an article published) 1969 

4433 24

“Landscape Architecture” magazine – article by Gunn 1972(January)  

4433 25

“Landscape Architecture” magazine- article by Gunn 1973(April) 

4433 26
Box Volume

“Vacationscape: Designing Tourist Regions” By Clare A. Gunn 1972 

4434 15
Box Folder

“Task Force V: Nationwide Recreation Plan" 1973 

4433 27, 28

“Travel Industry Development Planning Papers: Number 4” 1974 

4433 29

“Landscape Architecture” magazine (Clare A. Gunn has an article published) 1978(September)  

4433 30
Box Volume

"The Water’s Edge: Critical Problems of the Coastal Zone” Edited by Bostwick H. Ketchum 1974 

4435 16
Box Folder

Contact: Journal of Urban & Environmental Affairs “Arctic Land Use Issues” 1976 

4433 31

“Industry Pragmatism vs. Tourism Planning” By Clare A. Gunn 1977 

4433 32
Box Volume

“Dollar$ and Sense of Battlefield Preservation: The Economic Benefits of Protecting Civil War Battlefields” 1994 

4435 17
Box Folder

“Hospitality Education and Research Journal” 1984 

4433 33
Box Volume

“Tourism Planning” By Clare A. Gunn 1979 

4435 18

“Land and Leisure: Concepts and Methods in Outdoor Recreation” Second Edition 1979 

4435 19

“Recreation in the South’s Third Forest” Edited by Charles L. Shilling and John R. Toliver 1979 

4435 20
Box Folder

“The Texas Business Executive” magazine 1978 (spring) 

4433 34

“The Third Nationwide Outdoor Recreation Plan Appendix IV” 1979 

4433 35
Box Volume

“Water and the Landscape: Landscape Architecture Magazine” Edited by Grady Clay 1979 

4435 21
Box Folder

“Annals of Tourism Research: A Social Sciences Journal” 1980 

4433 36
Box Volume

“Studies in Tourism Wildlife Parks Conservation” By Tej Vir Singh, Jagdish Kaur, D.P. Singh 1981 

4435 22
Box Folder

“Tourism Management: Research, Policies, Planning” 1982 (December) 

4432 27

“Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance” 1983 (April) 

4432 28

“Tourism Management: Research, Policies, Planning” 1984 (September) 

4432 29

“Tourism Management: Research, Policies, Planning” 1985 (June) 

4432 30
Box Volume

“Tourism Planning” Second Edition by Clare A. Gunn 1988 

4435 24

“Integrated Rural Planning and Development” Edited by Floyd W. Dykeman 1988 

4435 25

“A literature Review: The President’s Commission on Americans Outdoors” 1986 (December) 

4435 26

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