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Description

Rare pictorial map of the Campus of Michigan State University oriented with Northeast at the top, drawn by Carl D. Johnson and distributed by R.R. Donnelly and Sons.

The map provides a fine mix of elegant building renderings and a pictorial style mapping of the Michigan State Campus. 

Building renderings include:

  • Women's Dormitories
  • Canoe Shelter
  • Kellogg Center
  • Beaumont Tower
  • Macklin Field
  • Auditorium
  • Library 
  • Men's Dorms

The quote around the map is excepted from the 1862 Morrill Act signed by Abraham Lincoln, reading as follows:

The leading object shall be, without excluding other scientific and classical studies & including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture & the mechanic arts, in order to promote the liberal & practical education of the industrial classes in the several pursuits and professions in life.

Condition Description
Tear and minor soiling at lower left corner and lower right corner. Repaired tears in upper right corner.