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Albert A. Crane papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.47

Scope and Contents

Papers of Albert A. Crane consist of a diary (1872) and two letters between Madison Kuhn and Mrs. Neil Smith, niece of Albert Crane. Letters contain some biographical information. Diary discusses campus life, course work, and family life in Lyons, Michigan. Includes homework assignments, personal accounts, quotations, and a record of work done for the college.


  • Creation: 1872, 1952


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

Albert A. Crane, of Lyons, Michigan, earned his B.S. degree from Michigan Agricultural College in 1875. He later became a lawyer and lived in Gaylord, Michigan, where he died in December 1896.


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 volume)

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Custodial History

Collection was given to Madison Kuhn by Mrs. Neil A. Smith of Opportunity, Washington, niece of Albert Crane.

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

Albert A. Crane Papers
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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