Elizabeth Sawer Wittet Scrapbook

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Sawer, Elizabeth J.
Elizabeth Sawer Wittet scrapbook
Date [inclusive]
0.25 Cubic feet

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

Elizabeth Jean Sawer was born on April 22, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan to Harold and Margaret Sawer.

She graduated from Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) in 1949 from the School of Business and Public Service with her bachelor of science degree in Physical Education, Health and Recreation for Women. During her time at MSC, Elizabeth participated in Gamma Phi Beta, the Wolverine yearbook, the Spartan, Ski Club, PEM Club, W.A.A., Dionysians, Mardi Gras Committee, Senior Ball Committee, and was North Hall President and Secretary.

After leaving MSC, Elizabeth married George Wittet on March 21, 1953 in Detroit, Michigan. They had two children together, a son and daughter. Elizabeth died in June 1986 in Canadaigua, New York and is buried in Troy, Michigan at the White Chapel Cemetery.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection contains the photo album of Elizabeth Jean Sawer Wittet from her time at Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) as well as a few photographs that are not MSC-related. Includes portraits of friends, images of students at events and parties, a few images of campus, a campaign ad for Senior Vice-President, a MSC baseball player, an Olympic boxer, and a Safety Education certificate for a course of instruction at the Driver Education Institute held at MSC from 1950.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections June 11, 2015

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

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. Students.


  • Scrapbooks


  • College students -- Michigan -- East Lansing
  • Student activities -- Michigan -- East Lansing

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Collection Inventory


Scrapbook 1944-1949