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A Finding Aid for the New Student Record Collection. 1989-1993

Summary Information

Repository: Ferris State University Archives and Records Management Program

Creator: Ferris State University. Student Affairs.

Title: New Student Record Collection.

Identification: UA 8.3.600

Dates: 1989-1993

Extent: 0.2 Cubic feet

General Physical Description note:1 hollinger box

Language: English

Abstract: This collection contains an incomplete run of a publication called New Student Record. It includes photos of freshman and sections with photos on campus activities.

Biographical/Historical Note

This publication appears to have been produced by Admissions and Student Affairs as part of the orientation process for freshman.

Scope and Contents Note

This is an orphan publication about which not much is known. It is unclear whether or not it was an annual publication and how many issues may be missing. It does have some campus life photos in years for which no yearbook is available.

Arrangement Note

This collection is arranged into a single series.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

Ferris State University Archives and Records Management Program. 4-27-2014

Conditions Governing Access Note

The New Student Record is open to all researchers in accordance with the University Archives and Records Management Program access policies. Copyright to the New Student Record is not held by Ferris State University. Copyright to materials found in the collection not authored by Ferris are held by the individual and his/her heirs. Any questions regarding copyright should be directed to the University Archivist.

Conditions Governing Use Note

This collection is open for research. There are no restrictions on reproduction.

Immediate Source of Acquisition Note

These publications were placed in an Archival Amnesty box put out by the archives in the Rankin Student Center in April 2013.

Preferred Citation Note

Footnotes and bibliographic references should use the following format:

UA 8.3.600. New Student Record Collection. Ferris State University Archives. Big Rapids, Michigan.

Processing Information Note

The New Student Record was processed to the folder level by Melinda McMartin Isler in April 2014. A finding aid was prepared in a word processing format and converted to EAD 2.0, utilizing the Archivists Toolkit. A collection level MARC-format record was prepared and placed in the library online public access catalog. Description was based on Describing Archives: A Content Standard (Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2004).

Related Materials

Related Archival Materials Note

These books contain similar photos to those found in the yearbooks.

Separated Materials Note

None specified

Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements Note

This collection consists of bound paper based materials. No specialized software or hardware is required for viewing.

Collection Inventory

Series 1. Issues. 1989-1993.

Arrangement Note

This series is organized chronologically by date.

Scope and Contents Note

This is an incomplete run of the publication New Student Record. It contains photographs of incoming freshman.

Contents Box Folder

New Student Record. 1989.

1 1

New Student Record. 1991.

1 2

New Student Record. 1993.

1 3