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Jason Elmer Hammond papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.67

Scope and Contents

Jason Hammond’s papers consist of one scrapbook, which contains a few programs and photographs from Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University). The majority of items are from the Michigan public schools at which he taught. Included are announcements, invitations, photographs, greeting cards, and programs from North Adams High School in Hillsdale, Michigan, where he was principal in 1891, and from schools in Allen and Johnsville, Michigan.


  • Creation: 1883 - 1894


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

Jason Elmer Hammond, of Hillsdale, Michigan, earned his B.S. degree from Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) in 1886, and was granted an honorary M.S. degree in 1900. He was principal of schools in Allen, Michigan (1886-1890), and in North Adams, Michigan (1890-1891), a member of the Hillsdale County Board of School Examiners (1888-1891), County Commissioner of Schools (1891-1893), Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction (1893-1897), State Superintendent of Public Instruction (1897-?), and manager of the Hammond Publishing Company, Ltd. in Lansing, Michigan. He authored "School Law of Michigan," and was an ex-officio member of the State Board of Education and the State Board of Geological Survey. Hammond was Alumni Secretary of the M.A.C. class of 1886.


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 volume)

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Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University.

Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Jason Elmer Hammond Papers
4 Published And Cataloged
D. Sadler
July 1980
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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