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Rollo Mosher papers

Identifier: UA-10.3.433

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of posters, bulletins, notices and cards printed by Rollo Mosher and his father, who published the Wayland Record in Wayland, Michigan from the 1880s through 1953. The printed materials announce social and political events such as festivals, volleys and basketball games. Advertisements from stores in Wayland and West Gun Lake are also included.

In addition, the collection contains a souvenir program from a field meet in Plainwell, Michigan in 1909; the directories of schoolteachers and officials in Allegan County (1927-1929).

The collection also contains a large number of postcards from various parts of the U.S.


  • 1900 - 1934

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.

Historical Note

The Wayland Record was started in Wayland, Michigan, by Rollo Mosher's father in the 1880s and continued to be published by the son through 1953.

Rollo Mosher was a member of the Student Army Training Corps (SATC) Company D, which trained on the campus of Michigan Agricultural College (source: MAC Record August 30, 1918).


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 7 folders and 90+ postcards)

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Custodial History

Gift of Rollo Mosher, 1965-09-07. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum

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

Record group changed from c.00281 to UA 10.3.433 to reflect Mosher's connection to MSU. -M. Badgley-Malone, August 2021.

3 Ready For Cataloging
September 1965
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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