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Contact Infomation:

Special Collections

MSU  Libraries

366 W. Circle Drive

East Lansing, MI 48824

517.884.6471

E-mail:spc@mail.lib.msu.edu

URL: http://specialcollections.lib.msu.edu

Date Received:

Unknown

Date Processed:

10/25/2012

Acquisitions Information:

Donated by Dr. Alan Grimes.

Preferred Citation:

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Box number, Folder number and/or title, Lantern Hill Papers, MSS 40, Special Collections, MSU Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Copyright Notice:

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this archive, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Usage Restrictions:

There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.

Photoduplication Restrictions:

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Collection Summary:

Included are personal papers  of  Dr. Alan Grimes relating to the creation of the Lantern Hill subdivision and the building of Grimes' house. The papers include the organizational materials of Home Sites Inc. such as bylaws, articles of incorporation, certificate of membership, and protective covenants. Also included are documents related to the construction of Grimes' home such as correspondence, contracts and lists of work; mortgage documents; receipts for minor work done on the house; plat of the subdivision; and newspaper articles.

Historical Background:

Lantern Hill Subdivision was founded by a group of MSU faculty. The documents describe the development of the idea for a cooperative, steps taken to purchase the land and to design the houses, and some setbacks encountered along the way. Home Sites Inc. was the unit created by the faculty to buy the land for development. Originally, a part of Meridian Township, Lantern Hill subdivision was annexed by the City of East Lansing in 1958.

Processing Note:

Processed by Leslie M. Behm, October 2012.

Arrangement:


Box

Folder

Description

1

1

Home-Sites Inc.

 

 

    By-laws

    Subdivision Plot Map

    Articles of Incorporation

 

2

Correspondence

 

3

Covenants and Addendums

 

4

Grimes, Alan. Certificate of Membership

 

5

Grimes, Alan. Contract for Building at Lot 9, Lantern Hills

 

6

Grimes, Alan. Gas Receipts

 

7

Grimes, Alan.

 

 

    Mortgage Information

    Tax Information

    Employment Verification

 

8

Grimes, Alan. Receipts for Building Construction

 

9

Newspaper Clippings from Lansing State Journal




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