Central Michigan University
Central Michigan University, at Mount Pleasant, Mich.; coeducational; est. 1892 as a normal school, became Central State Teachers College in 1927, achieved university status in 1959. The university maintains a forest that is used for botanical and biological research. The Clarke Historical Library contains material on the Old Northwest Territory.
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