Clarke Historical Library
Central Michigan University

Finding aid for
Central Michigan University Films

Finding aid created by
Marian Matyn

Summary Information
Title: Central Michigan University Films,
Creator: Central Michigan University.
Inclusive dates: 1940, 1970, and undated
Extent: 2.5 cubic feet (in 3 boxes)
Abstract:
Collection of 16 mm films, black and white and colored, about Central Michigan University construction and cornerstone layings of buildings, bands, homecoming, events, fottball, and related topics.

Call number: MSS.
Language: The material is in English
Repository: Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University
250 East Preston Street
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
Phone: 989-774-3352
Fax: 989-774-2160
Email: clarke@cmich.edu
Website: http://clarke.cmich.edu


Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

no Acc#

Access Restrictions:

Central Michigan University Films are open for research.

Copyright:

Copyright is unknown.

Preferred Citation:

Central Michigan University Films, Folder # , Box #, Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University


Arrangement

The collection is organized alphabetically and numerically.


History

Organizational History:

Central Michigan University (CMU) was established in 1892 as Central Michigan Normal School and Business Institute. Over the years, CMU has experienced much physical and academic growth and many name changes reflective of changes in its mission. For further information, see the university's webpage.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of 16 mm films, both black and white and colored, about Central Michigan University (CMU) showing the band, 1945, 1968, undated; building construction, undated; CM Life Office, undated; children playing sports inside and outside of Finch Fieldhouse, ca. 1960s?; Football Coaching School, 1949; Football Scrimmage, 1950; Fourth of July Parade, undated; Graduation, undated; Health Services, 1970; Homecoming, 1940-1969 (scattered), undated; laying the cornerstone of Finch Fieldhouse, 1951; May Festival, 1940, 1948; Miss CMU Pageant, undated; Mun San Orphanage, Korea, undated; the receiving line at Pres. Boyd's inauguration, 1968; the University Center Construction, 1951, and Dormitory shots, 1951. The collection is housed on metal reels in metal cannisters and has a vinegar smell, indicating some decomposition of the safety film.

Subject Terms

    Subjects:
    • Boyd, William B.
    • Central Michigan University--History.
    • Central Michigan University--Football.
    • Central Michigan University--Dormitories.
    • Orphans--Korea.
    • Orphanages--Korea.
    • Mount Pleasant (Mich.)--History.
    Contents List
       Container / Location    Title
     
    Central Michigan University Films. [series]:
    Box   1 F   1
    Band and Indians (2 reels), undated
    Box   1 F   2
    Band Day, 1945
    Box   1 F   3
    Band Day, 1968
    Box   1 F   4
    Building Construction, undated; C.M.C. Life Office (2 reels), undated , undated
    Box   1 F   5
    Children Playing Sports Inside and Outside of Finch Fieldhouse (Black and White), circa 1960s?
    Box   1 F   6
    Football Coaching School (CMCE), May 1949; Football Scrimmage (2 reels), September 1950, May 1949; September 1950
    Box   1 F   7
    Fourth of July Parade through Mount Pleasant, undated
    Box   1 F   8
    Graduation, 1964; Health Services, 1960, 1964; 1960
    Box   1 F   9
    Homecoming (2 reels), 1940, 1944
    Box   1 F   10
    Homecoming (2 reels), 1946, 1948
    Box   1 F   11
    Homecoming (2 reels), 1949, 1953
    Box   1 F   12
    Homecoming, 1955
    Box   2 F   1
    Homecoming (2 reels), 1957, 1959
    Box   2 F   2
    Homecoming (2 reels), 1962-1963
    Box   2 F   3
    Homecoming, 1966
    Box   2 F   4
    Homecoming, 1967
    Box   2 F   5
    Homecoming, 1968
    Box   2 F   6
    Homecoming, 1969
    Box   2 F   7
    Homecoming (2 reels in 2 folders), undated
    Box   2 F   8
    Laying the Cornerstone of the Field House, 1951
    Box   2 F   9
    May Festival (2 reels), 1940, 1948
    Box   2 F   10
    Meffort Camp (Family Camping, Color Film), 1949
    Box   3 F   1
    Miss CMU Pageant, undated
    Box   3 F   2
    Mun san Orphanage, Korea, undated
    Box   3 F   3
    Receiving Line at President Boyd’s Inauguration, 1968
    Box   3 F   4
    University Center Construction / Dormitory Images, 1951