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William H. Osborne diary

 Collection
Identifier: c-00488

Scope and Contents

The diary includes the records of expenses and earnings for Osborne's farm in 1864 as well as personal entries. Also included are cash accounts involving work in the legislature and a record of bounty funds paid to Osborne for recruitment of Civil War soldiers.

Dates

  • 1864

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

William H. Osborne was a prosperous Tecumseh, Michigan farmer and local politician, having served as a Justice of the Peace, school inspector, township supervisor, and highway commissioner. He was also elected to the state legislature in 1864 and 1866.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

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.

Title
William H. Osborne Diary
Status
4 Published And Cataloged
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Contact:
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East Lansing MI 48824 US
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