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Administrative Services. Collection, 1901-1993.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSU Archives Collection 170

Scope and Contents

This collection has been processed into two series. The Series are based upon General Information and Correspondence. Researchers are encouraged to view the entire collection. Original Order has been maintained whenever possible.


  • 1856-1999


Conditions Governing Use

It has been determined that there are no restrictions on this Collection. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property and libel laws as they apply.

Biographical / Historical

The office of Administration has gone through many significant changes over the years. In 1959, G.M. Wissink was appointed Administrative Dean by President C.L. Crawford. Wissink remained Administrative Dean until 1970. In 1970 the position went through a name change, and became Vice-President of Administrative Affairs. Merlin G. Duncan was appointed Vice-President of Administrative Affairs under President Nickerson. Duncan remained in this position until 1975. In 1982 The Office of Administrative Services was created. The position of Vice-President for Administrative Services was created in conjunction with the Vice-President Fiscal Affairs, and Vice-President of Community Relations. Dr. Claire E. Faust was appointed as Vice-President of Administrative Services by President Margaret Preska in 1982. Victor Colway was the last person to hold the position of Vice-President of Administrative Services.


2.25 Cubic Feet (1 Archives Box 2 Hollinger Boxes 1 Small Photograph Box 8 Oversized Folders)

Language of Materials


Administrative Services. Collection, 1901-1993
Brandon Rykhus
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Revision Statements

  • 2007-03: This Collection was processed by Brandon Rykhus
  • 2011-06: Additional materials processed by Heather Harren
  • 2015-10: Mee Xiong updated the finding aid
  • 2016-05: Mee Xiong updated the collection
  • 2016-11: Mee Xiong updated the finding aid

Repository Details

Part of the Minnesota State University, Mankato University Archives Repository

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Memorial Library
PO Box 8419
Mankato MN 56002-8419 US