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Herbert W. Collingwood papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.82

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of one poem by Collingwood read at the Decennial Reunion of the Iota Chapter of the Delta Tau Delta Fraternity at Michigan State University in 1882.


  • Creation: 1882


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

Herbert Winslow Collingwood was born in 1857 in Massachusetts. He attended Michigan Agricultural College and graduated in the class of 1883 with a B.S. In 1881, he was on the Board of Editors for the newspaper, The College Speculum. He was also the Business Manager. He read his poem "On the Threshold" at the 1883 commencement. He became Editor-in-Chief of the newspaper, "The Rural New Yorker" for nearly half a century until his death in October of 1927. A feature of this newspaper was his "Hope Farm Notes" column. He married Lillie D. Sullivan around 1888. Collingwood was also the author of the book Andersonville Violets: a Story of Northern and Southern Life.


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)

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Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University

Property Rights: Michigan State University

Herbert W. Collingwood Papers
4 Published And Cataloged
E. Busch
August 2009
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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