Clarence L. Vinge Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator - Creator
Vinge, Clarence L.
Clarence L. Vinge papers
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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

Clarence L. Vinge was born in Ishpeming, Michigan on December 30, 1915. He earned his B.A. in 1938 from Northern Michigan University. He acquired his Ph.D. in geography in 1946 from the University of Wisconsin. He was a professor of geography at Michigan State University from 1947 to 1976. He died January 15, 1998.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection consist of a history of the Geography Department at Michigan State University entitled, "Geography at M.S.U.--the Early Years," written by Clarence L. Vinge, professor emeritus in geography. It focuses primarily on the period from 1930 to 1955.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections May 1982

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

Revision Description

  February 2006

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status note

Copyright: Unknown. 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. Department of Geography. -- General subdivision--History;


  • Geography -- Study and teaching

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

"Geography at M.S.U. -- the Early Years." Undated 

FD 1