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Clara Waldron collection

Identifier: c-00415

Scope and Contents

The collection contains materials assembled by the donor, mostly relating to the early settlers and history of Lenawee County, Michigan. Included are deeds, mortgages, and other legal documents (1821-1880) of Tecumseh, Michigan, as well as accounts of a gristmill (1849, 1858). There is also a written report (1899) of a legislative trip to Bay City by the Joint Committee on State Affairs and Private Corporations of the Michigan House of Representatives to investigate Michigan's then new beet sugar industry. Other items include a songbook (1886) of the Grand Army of the Republic, two autograph albums belonging to Lena Sizer of Adrian, Michigan, and two booklets (1899, c. 1925) describing the history of Tecumseh.


  • 1821 - 1925
  • Majority of material found within 1821 - 1899

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.


0.25 Cubic Feet (, 7 folders)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Gift of Clara Waldron, 1962-08-00. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Clara Waldron Collection
4 Published And Cataloged
C. Conner
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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Language of description note
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