Edmund A. Calkins papers
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of several scrapbooks containing newspaper articles of Franklin D. Roosevelt's private and political life from 1934 to 1940. There is also a Vermontville School Register (1891-1895), a booklet containing teacher contracts in Eaton County, financial records, data pertaining to Michigan railroads, Michigan Constitutional Convention of 1907 Handbook, and diaries dating from 1908 to 1933.
- 1859 - 1940
- Calkins, Edmund Albert (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research. Map of Ingham and Livingston Counties is restricted due to its fragile condition.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
Edmund Albert Calkins graduated with a B.S. in agriculture from Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) in 1898. Beginning in 1899, he worked as a Deputy County Surveyor for Ingham County, Michigan. In 1911, he was working as a civil engineer (superintendent and manager) for the Louisiana Golden Meadow Company in Lockport, Lousiana. The 1930 Alumni Catalog lists his job as Statistician for the Michigan Public Utilities Commission.
5.25 Cubic Feet (, 7 volumes on shelf.)
Language of Materials
Gift of Madison Kuhn, 1975-09-03.
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. Copyright restrictions may apply. Property Rights: Michigan State University.
Changed record group from 00140 to UA 10.3.419 to reflect Calkins's connection to Michigan State University.
- Campbell District School (Eaton County, Mich.)
- Constitutional conventions -- Michigan
- Eaton County (Mich.)
- Education, Primary
- Farm life -- Michigan
- Financial records
- Ingham County (Mich.) -- Maps
- Letters (correspondence)
- Livingston County (Mich.) -- Maps
- Michigan State University. Class of 1898
- Railroads -- Michigan
- Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
- Vermontville (Mich.)
- Edmund A. Calkins Papers
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- May 1, 1979
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.