Grimes, Alan Pendleton, 1919-2008
- Existence: 19190203 - 20080622
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 40 large
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of the 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., 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...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of Michigan State University Professor Alan P. Grimes. “Remembering Lantern Hill, 1950-1952,” is about the early history and development of the Lantern Hill Housing subdivision. The essay describes how MSU faculty developed the idea of a cooperative, the steps taken to purchase the land and design the houses, and some of the setbacks encountered along the way. The Lantern Hill subdivision, originally a part of Meridian Township (Sec 7, T4N, R1W) was...
Dates: 1950 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1952
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The collection contains program brochures, newsletters, reports, syllabi, and year-end summaries. Also included is “Political Science Department at MSU 1949-1973: Commentary and Documents” by Alan P. Grimes, 1986.
Dates: 1951 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1951 - 1986