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Charles E. Cleland collection

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.455

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photocopies of several United States military documents, including discharge papers of Native American scouts.


  • Creation: 1812 - 1882


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

Charles E. Cleland is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, and a Curator Emeritus of Great Lakes Archaeology and Ethnology at Michigan State University. He earned a B.A. in Biology from Denison University in Granville, Ohio (1958), a M.S. in Zoology from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (1960), a M.A. in Anthropology from the University of Michigan (1964), and a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Michigan (1966). He began his career at Michigan State University in 1966, and retired in 2000.


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder, and 1 copy negative)

Language of Materials


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.00471 to UA 17.455 to reflect Cleland's connection to Michigan State University. -M. Badgley-Malone, October 2021

Charles E. Cleland Collection
4 Published And Cataloged
J. Baronowski
April 1973
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
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