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Harry S. Wilt papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.53

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of publications concerned with the field of agriculture including Quarterly of the Alpha Zeta, the magazine for the agriculture fraternity which contains updates by schools.

Scribener’s Lumber and Log Book gives tables for measurements and guides for aspects of the lumber trade.

Notable is the catalog for W.S. Hannah and Sons Poultry, a business owned by the father of MSU President John Hannah.


  • Creation: 1882 - 1948

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

Harry Stanley Wilt was born on June 7, 1910 in Coleman, Isabella County, Michigan. He married Louise Gertrude Samuelson and had three children; Linda Louise, Larry Page and John Reed. Wilt earned his B.S. from Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) in 1937 and his M.S. in 1950 in Agriculture. As an undergraduate, he was the president of Block and Bridle, the Secretary-Treasurer of the Agriculture Council, a member of the Dairy Cattle Judging Team, the Animal Husbandry Judging Team, and Alpha Zeta. Wilt taught vocational agriculture from 1937-1939 at McBain High School. He was the Shiawassee County Agriculture Extension Agent until his retirement on July 1, 1972.


0.25 Cubic Feet (, 5 folders)

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Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University.

Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Harry S. Wilt Papers
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US