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Walter George Knickerbocker papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.19

Scope and Contents

Walter A. Knickerbocker's papers consist of one scrapbook (1913-1916) containing programs and tickets from campus activities; receipts; report cards; newsclippings; photographs of family, friends, and Michigan Agricultural College; and postcards from various Michigan cities such as Flint, Pontiac, Mt. Pleasant, Alma, St. Charles, and Port Huron as well as El Paso, Texas, and Mexico. Also included are programs, receipts and miscellaneous memorabilia from M.A.C.


  • Creation: 1913 - 1916


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Biographical Note

Walter George "Nick" Knickerbocker (1891-circa 1960), of Clio, Michigan, earned his B.S. degree in Engineering from Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) in 1916. While at M.A.C., he was a member of the Engineering Society, the Phylean Literary Society (Beta Kappa Fraternity), and the Tau Beta Pi Society (Tau Beta Pi Fraternity and engineering honorary). After graduating, he became an Assistant Superintendent of Meters for Detroit Edison Co., and lived in Detroit, Michigan.


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 Volume, 3 folders)

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Legal Status

Copyright: Donor(s) have transferred any applicable copyright to Michigan State University but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred.

Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Walter George Knickerbocker Papers
4 Published And Cataloged
D. Sadler
July 1980
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US