Owen Churchill papers
Scope and Contents
This collection contains a circular from the Superintendent of Public Instruction in Ann Arbor, Michigan regarding annual reports from school districts (1841), a teaching certificate issued to Owen Churchill by the Inspectors of Schools in Bertrand, Berrien County, Michigan (1860), a Civil War pass issued to Churchill as hospital steward for the 24th Michigan Infantry (1865), and several of Churchill's receipts.
- 1841 - 1875
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.
Owen Churchill was born circa 1840 to Orin Churchill and Emaline Pope. He enlisted in the 24th Michigan Infantry in 1864 and served as a hospital steward until mustering out in 1865. He married Florence E. Adams.
Following the war, he attended and graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School (1866). Census records list him as a medical doctor and druggist. Churchill died on April 18, 1918.
0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)
Language of Materials
Gift of Chamberlain Memorial Museum, date unknown. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum.
Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University
- Owen Churchill Papers
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- December 1964
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.