Adam L. Roof papers
Scope and Contents
His papers include letters (1860-1850) written while Roof was serving in the Michigan House of Representatives and later in the Senate. Six daybooks and one account book deal with Roof's real estate business and agricultural activities. The miscellaneous documents include tax receipts (1860,1861), and adoption agreement (1868), biographical notes on Roof and newspaper articles on the early history of Lyons.
- 1837 - 1890
- Roof, Adam L. (Person)
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.
Adam L. Roof was a pioneer settler in Michigan, and a prominent lawyer, judge, and Democratic politician serving in both the Michigan House of Representatives and the Senate. He was from Lyons, Ionia County, Michigan.
0.1 Cubic Feet (, 3 folders, 7 volumes)
Language of Materials
Gift of Stanley Thomas, 1958-02-05. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum.
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- Adam L. Roof Papers
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- Finding aid written in English.
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