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Roger D. Baker collection

Identifier: c-00604

Scope and Contents

The Roger D. Baker collection contains photographs of prominent individuals from the Civil War such as Abraham Lincoln, William Tecumseh Sherman, Philip Sheridan, David Farragut, Jefferson Davis, and John Wilkes Booth. Also, the collection contains postcards displaying the Michigan state senators and legislature from 1909 to 1912. The civil war related images have been scanned and put online at


  • 1860 - 1912


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

Dr. Roger D. Baker of Durnham, North Carolina donated this collection to Michigan State University in 1961.


1 Cubic Feet (, 46 photographs)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisiton

Photographs, CDVs, and postcards donated by Roger D. Baker to the Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections.

Accession: 01858

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.

Roger D. Baker Collection
4 Published And Cataloged
K. Grimm
February 2010
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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

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US