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Jonathan W. Austin papers

Identifier: c-00334

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a farm account book (1841-1851) and bills and receipts (1840-1863) of Jonathon W. Austin, a resident of Lenawee County, Michigan. Also included are two letters (1851, 1854) to Austin, one of which discusses the hard times in Dundee, Monroe County, Michigan.


  • Creation: 1840 - 1863

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

Jonathon W. Austin was born circa 1805 in Massachusetts. He died in 1865.


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder, 1 volume on shelf)

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Custodial History

Gift of Mrs. Eugene Day, 1962-07-02. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Jonathan W. Austin Papers
4 Published And Cataloged
May 1967
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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