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Delos E. Wonsey papers

Identifier: c-00027

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Delos Wonsey's handwritten recipe for cough syrup.


  • Creation: circa 1880


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

Delos E. Wonsey was born in 1855 in Michigan to Mark and Susan Perkins Wonsey. He lived in Michigan, Iowa and Massachusetts. He was a farmer and a mechanic. He was married to Ida and had many children. The donor, Ethel Paige, was the daughter of his sister, Seraph Wonsey Page (Paige). He died in 1935 in Shelburne, Massachusetts.


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)

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Custodial History

Gift of Ethel Paige, 1960-04-15. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum.

Related Archival Materials

See collection c.00617, Ethel Paige collection.

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. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Property Rights: Michigan State University

Delos E. Wonsey Papers
4 Published And Cataloged
January 1965
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Script of description
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US