Michigan State University

We are currently experiencing problems accessing our catalog, the vendor has been contacted make appropriate repairs.


On July 2nd, starting at 1 am, the Library's catalog will be undergoing a server migration, which will take approximately 6 hours.  It will be down during that time.  SearchPlus and MelCat will still be available to search MSU Libraries holdings.  We are sorry for the inconvenience. 

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At right: Decades ago, the meals served to railway passengers were prepared from scratch on board -- something we can hardly imagine today! Donna Dixon McDaniel's generous gift of 8000 cookbooks included this 1947 copy of the cooking and service instructions for the Pennsylvania Railroad's dining car department.

Pennsylvania Railroad, Dining Car Department, Cooking and Service Instructions