CivilWar

Collection Spotlight

Read letters and diaries of Civil War soldiers. Learn more.arrow


Announcements

Starting in October the Reading Room will be closed to the public on Wednesdays.

Upcoming Closings:

December 23, 26, 30, 2016 and January 2, 2017: We will be closed for the holidays.

December 19-20, 22, 27 and 29, 2016: We will be open by appoinment only. If you would like to research those days, you need to make an appoinment first. Please contact the Archives before arriving at 517-355-2330 or archives@msu.edu.

Beginning January 10, 2017: The Archives will be closed Tuesday mornings until 10:00am. This will last for the 2017 Spring semester.

We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

See our Hours Page for more information on upcoming closings and special hours.

For more current event information, see our Current Events Blog.

Home Page Content

On the banks of the Red Cedar: MSU'S Heritage

Records Management

Records management increases administrative efficiency and ensures compliance with institutional policies and state and federal laws. UAHC staff can provide guidance to departments for the management of official university records. We now have a tool for transferring permanent electronic records.

Welcome

University Archives & Historical Collections of Michigan State University is a place of discovery. More than 150 years of MSU history can be explored, including original letters and diaries, photographs, and oral histories. Our collections span the entirety of MSU’s history and also contain historical materials not related to MSU. Some of our collection highlights include materials that document the physical campus and grounds, early student life, the lumber industry, environmentalism in Michigan, and the Civil War

Services


*Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to read PDF documents.