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The Grange Visitor publication

Identifier: c-00520

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the Grange Visitor, a publication of the Michigan Grange. The publication covers meetings, notices, and discusses social problems faced by farmers and was published at different locations. This collection contains volumes 11, 18-21; 1885-1886, 1893-1896 with large gaps.


  • Creation: 1884 - 1896


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.

Historical Note

The Michigan State Grange was formally organized on April 15, 1873 at the court house in the village of Kalamazoo. The formation united the twenty local granges that had been established in 1872. The first local grange organized was Burnside Grange #1 on January 10, 1872 in Lapeer County. The Michigan Grange held its first Annual Session in Kalamazoo on January 21-23, 1874.


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Related Archival Materials

Other Grange materials at the MSU Archives include Michigan State Grange records (collection 00187); Missaukee Grange #918 records (collection 00106); Dora Hall Stockman papers (collection UA 1.1.11); Ravenna Grange #373 records, Muskegon County (collection c.00153).

Legal Status

Copyright: 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

The Grange Visitor Publication
4 Published And Cataloged
S. Stawicki
December 1966
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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