West Shaw Informant Newsletter

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
West Shaw Informant newsletter
Date [inclusive]
0.1 Cubic feet , 1 folder

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 West Shaw Informant was a bimonthly newsletter, begun in 1955, for the all-male dorm. It served as the medium through which hall government and management communicated with the residents.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection contains five issues of the West Shaw Informant for 1955-1956. The issues include an introduction to the hall itself, dress rules of the cafeteria, and reminders of quiet hours and phone usage. There is also information and statistics on Intramural sports, which vary from football to bowling to ping pong. Also included are updates about General Council meetings, campus events, movie theater listings and activities with the women of their sister dorm, Mason Hall.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections March 2008

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

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)

  • Michigan State University. Residence halls.
  • Michigan State University. Student life.
  • Michigan State University. Students. Periodicals.


  • Newsletters


  • College student newspapers and periodicals
  • College students -- Michigan -- East Lansing -- Periodicals
  • Dormitory life
  • Intramural sports -- Michigan

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

West Shaw Informant 1955-1956 

F.D. 1