Parmalee family collection
Scope and Content
The collection consists of a ledger of farm records which contains a register of students from Michigan State University who visited the farm with their class in the years 1922-1928 and some memoirs which are not dated. Also included are numerous newspaper and magazine articles which describe Parmalee and his farm.
- 1900 - 1930
- Parmalee family (Family)
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.
William Parmalee owned Cherry Rill Farm, a dairy and potato farm in Allegan County, Michigan. Parmalee was born on October 23, 1830 in Middlesex County, Connecticut. In 1855, he came to Michigan and started what was later to become one of the highest-yielding potato farms in Michigan. Two years later, he married Clarissa Bissell. Parmalee died in 1934.
0.25 Cubic Feet (, 6 folders)
Language of Materials
Gift of Margaret F. Parmalee, 1984-10-04.
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
- Parmalee Family Collection
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- S. Bykowicz
- August 1985
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.