The Resource Dept. of Geography :

Dept. of Geography :

Label
Dept. of Geography :, 1957-1988
Title
Dept. of Geography :
Inclusive dates
1957-1988
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The collection consists of annual reports, publications, event brochures, course descriptions, and undergraduate handbooks. Of note are the annual reports and undergraduate handbooks. The reports contain information on the following topics: departmental activities, curriculum, staff changes, enrollment, research, publications, and faculty activities. The handbooks contain information on geography at MSU, course offerings, specialization policies, facilities, career guidance, faculty lists, and faculty vitae
Biographical or historical data
On June 17, 1955 the Department of Agriculture board approves the separation of the Department of Geology and Geography into 2 departments. The Department of Geography was assigned to the Diviions of Social Science and Arts and the Department of Geology to remain in the Division of Mathematics and Physical Sciences. This included the transfer of Lawrence M. Sommers as the department head and 5 other professors. The Department of Geography is one of 12 degree-granting units in the College of Social Science. Housed in the Geography Building, faculty and student research centers on such topics as people-environment relationships, climate, geogrpahic information science, soils-geomorphology, urban structure, and global change. The spatial extent of these research interests range from local to global in such places as Kenya, Brazil, the Great Lakes, China, and Michigan.
Form designation
Annual reports
Label
Dept. of Geography :
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
AR01188
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid is available in 101 Conrad Hall.
Extent
20
Type of unit
folders.
Label
Dept. of Geography :
Publication
Control code
AR01188
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid is available in 101 Conrad Hall.
Extent
20
Type of unit
folders.

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