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Arne Gerald Kettunen papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.89

Scope and Contents

The Arne Kettunen papers include correspondence, printed materials on extension programs and committees, and information on youth activities, as well as correspondence relating to several hunting and fishing trips taken with various members of the Cooperative Extension Service. Of special interest is his work with the Finnish Relief Fund and Finnish Extension Program. His scrapbook contains material relating to his years as a student at Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University). It includes postcards, photographs, class rivalry posters from the Classes of 1916 and 1917, newspaper clippings, letters, report cards, tickets, athletic schedules, and ribbons.


  • Creation: 1913 - 1957


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

Arne Gerald “Kett” Kettunen, from Ishpeming, Michigan, received his B.S. in Agriculture from Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) in 1917. He was a member of the Eunomian Society, Alpha Zeta Fraternity, the Farmers’ Club, Varsity Debate, the J-Hop Committee, and Student Council while at M.A.C. From 1917 to 1956, he served in various capacities for the Cooperative Extension Service including Assistant Director, 4-H Club Programs; Assistant Leader, Upper and Lower Peninsula; and State Leader.


0.3 Cubic Feet (, 1 volume)

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Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University.

Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Arne G. Kettunen Papers
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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