21 linear feet
The records of the Michigan Public Health Association have been received in various accessions containing similar kinds of documentation. These accessions usually span a specific period of time (with the inclusion of earlier material). This arrangement requires the researcher interested in minutes or newsletters (for example) to examine the total finding aid for similar kinds of materials. The first and also the largest accession contains materials for the period of 1921 to 1973. The dates of the subsequent accessions are 1963-1977 (mainly for 1973-1976), 1952-1986 (mainly for 1952-1986), 1984-1988; and 1983-1989.
Important kinds of records found within most of these dated accessions include minutes of the board of directors, records of conferences, committees, and divisions, and topical files detailing organizational programs and activities.