Michigan State University

Digital Repository Collections

Africana Studies Collection

Africana materials in the Digital Repository represent digitized collections, mostly from Special Collections, including posters, photographic collections, and archival collections, as well as digitized academic journals from the African e-Journals Project.

Duane Mezga Holocaust Sites Photographs

Containing digitized slides of concentration camps and other historically significant sites related to the Holocaust. Each series of photographs was taken using the progressive-realization technique, intended to capture the experience of moving through a site.

Electronic Theses & Dissertations

The MSU Libraries Electronic Theses & Dissertations (ETD) collection contains thousands of ETDs submitted electronically to MSU from 2011 to the present, alongside a large volume of scanned historical works dating as far back as the 19th century.

Ergonomics Research Laboratory Reports

A pilot collection of technical reports created at MSU, and dealing with the ergonomics of automobile seats.

Feeding America

The Feeding America project houses an online collection of some of the most important and influential American cookbooks from the late 18th to early 20th century.

Grange Visitor Collection

From 1875-1896, The Grange Visitor was the official newspaper of the Michigan State Grange, a delegate body of the National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry, a fraternal organization and advocacy group for farmers and rural communities.

Graphic Narratives Network Collection

The formation of the Graphic Narratives Network in early 2017 built on work in visual storytelling that several MSU colleagues were pursuing in individual research projects and integrating into their undergraduate and graduate courses. The GNN enables an interdisciplinary group of scholars to work collaboratively on topics related to graphic narration in its various forms.

G. Robert Vincent Voice Library

The G. Robert Vincent Voice Library files found in the digital repository represent only a small part of the entire Voice Library collection, which includes over 100,000 hours of audio recordings.

Maps Collection

The Maps Collection contains digitized versions of maps from the MSU Libraries Map Library.

Michigan Farming Journals

Published in the state of Michigan, the materials in this collection portray rural life from the mid-1880s to the late 1920s, including topics such as livestock and farm management, descriptions of animal breeds, ailment and disease preventions, household and farm financial management, and household and family care.

Michigan Potato Research Reports

The Potato Outreach Program is a collaboration between Michigan State University and the Michigan Potato Industry Commission (MPIC). The annual reports (1969-present) provide information on the varieties grown, how they responded under different growing conditions, and describes other treatments and findings.

Michigan Tradesman Collection

Michigan Tradesman was a weekly, large-format publication published in Grand Rapids, MI that covered agricultural, trading, retail, and banking news. This collection includes issues from 1883-1906.

Midwest Chicano Latino Activism Collection

The Midwest Chicano/Latino Activism Collection (MICHILAC) contains digitized materials reflecting Chicanx and Latinx political life and activism from the Midwestern and, indeed, the Southwestern United States. Includes buttons, bumper stickers and t-shirts.

Radicalism Posters Collection

Special Collections’ Radicalism Poster Collection (MSS 431) includes 288 posters from U.S. social movements and activist groups, primarily from the 1960s and 1970s. The posters chosen for digitization illustrate three common graphic strategies of that period.

Red Cedar Review

Red Cedar Review has been published by Michigan State University undergraduates since 1963; as such, it has been touted as the ‘longest running, continuously published undergraduate managed’ literary journal in the United States.

Shaping the Values of Youth

Shaping the Values of Youth project contains selected Sunday School Book titles from the Russel B. Nye Popular Culture Collection, Michigan State University Libraries, and the Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University.

Turfgrass Information Center Resource Archive

Journals, reports, and other materials hosted by the Turfgrass Information Center and available for public browsing.