Pinckney family papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains correspondence, invitations, programs, and certificates relating to the Pinckney family. Also included are newspapers and newspaper clippings related to the Civil War and early Lansing, Michigan, history.
- 1848 - 1959
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.
The Pinckney family has been a prominent part of the Lansing, Michigan community since the nineteenth century. William H. Pinckney was appointed Attorney Solicitor and Counselor in the courts of Michigan. He also served as an Attorney at Law in the state and was elected Judge of Probate in Ingham County from 1856 to 1864. On August 22, 1863, Pinckney enlisted in the 27th Michigan Infantry as a private. He was discharged from the army on July 26, 1865.
0.25 Cubic Feet ( 6 folders, 1 flat box, and 1 oversize drawer)
Language of Materials
Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.
- Pinckney Family Papers
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- Finding aid written in English.