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Owen Churchill papers

Identifier: c-00263

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.


  • Creation: 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.

Biographical Note

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)

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Custodial History

Gift of Chamberlain Memorial Museum, date unknown. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Owen Churchill Papers
4 Published And Cataloged
December 1964
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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