Betty Garlick Collection

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator - Donor
Garlick, Betty
Betty Garlick collection
Date [inclusive]
0.1 Cubic feet , 4 folders

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

Betty Jean Garlick received her B.S. from Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) in 1943 and her M.A. from Merrill Palmer and the University of Michigan in 1948. From 1943 to 1948 she held various teaching positions. In 1948 she became an instructor in Home Economics at the University of Illinois. She came to Michigan State in 1949 as an instructor in Home Management and Child Development. From 1955 to 1967 she was the teacher in charge of the Spartan Nursery School. From 1967 to 1973 she was the director of Operation Head Start Training Program. In 1973 she was a visiting instructor at the University of Michigan and in 1974 she was a Cooperative Extension child development specialist. From 1981 to 1982 she worked on a federal program to upgrade the food program of home day care providers. She retired in 1984.

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Scope and Contents note

The Betty Garlick papers consist of correspondence, newspaper clippings and photographs about the Spartan Nursery School.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections November 2006

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

Legal Status note

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

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


  • Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
  • Letters (correspondence)
  • Photographs


  • Nursery schools -- Michigan -- East Lansing

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

Correspondence 1948, 1976-1977, Undated 

FD 1

Newspaper clippings 1948, 1955 

FD 2

Photographs- Betty Garlick collection 


Spartan Nursery School 

Spartan Nursery School Scrapbook pages 

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