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Edmund A. Calkins papers

Identifier: UA-10.3.419

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.


  • Creation: 1859 - 1940


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.

Biographical Note

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.)

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Custodial History

Gift of Madison Kuhn, 1975-09-03.

Legal Status

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.

Processing Information

Changed record group from 00140 to UA 10.3.419 to reflect Calkins's connection to Michigan State University.

Edmund A. Calkins Papers
4 Published And Cataloged
May 1, 1979
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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