University Architect and Chairman of the Building Committee Public Works Administration Records
UA.4.9.1.1

Summary Information

Repository
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Title
University Architect and Chairman of the Building Committee Public Works Administration records
ID
UA.4.9.1.1
Date [inclusive]
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Extent
0.5 Cubic feet , 19 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

The Public Works Administration was a federally-funded project to create work (primarily construction) for unemployed men in the depression-burdened 1930s. In cooperation with Michigan State University, the PWA handled numerous building projects on campus between 1938 and 1940.

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Scope and Contents note

Public Works Administration records include a manual (1938), various circulars (1938-1939), correspondence (1938-1940), and project descriptions (1938-1940).

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections June 2005

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)

  • United States. Public Works Administration. -- Chronological subdivision--1937-1940.;

Personal Name(s)

  • Kuhn, Madison

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

Terms and Conditions -- September 15, 1937 

F.D. 1

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Regional Manual of Information -- 1938 

F.D. 2

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Circulars 

Drawer Folder

 July, September 1938 

F.D. 3

 November 1938 

F.D. 4

 December 1938 

F.D. 5

 January 1939 

F.D. 6

 October 1939 

F.D. 7

 undated 

F.D. 8

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Buildings 

Correspondence 

General 

Drawer Folder

 May - July 1938 

F.D. 9

 August 1938 

F.D. 10

 September 1938 

F.D. 11

 October 1938 

F.D. 12

 November 1938 

F.D. 13

 January - February 1939 

F.D. 14

 April - June 1939 

F.D. 15

 July 1939 

F.D. 16
Drawer Folder

Commemorative Plaques -- April - July 1939 

F.D. 17

General -- January, March 1940 

F.D. 18
Drawer Folder

Description, Cost and Contractors for MSC-PWA Projects 1938-1940 

F.D. 19

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