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Graydon L. Blank papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.193

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of four MAC Directories (1922-1926), two Lansing telephone books (1904, pre-1904), two Rawleigh's Year Books (1931, 1933), three Watkins Almanacs (1912, 1914, 1917), and one McNess Cook Book (1935).


  • Creation: 1904 - 1935


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

Graydon Lewis Blank was born November 3, 1913 in Reed City, Michigan to Otto C. Blank and Lily E. Baumgardt. He earned a B.S. from Michigan State College in 1938, and a M.A. from University of Michigan in 1939. He was hired by the Department of Animal Husbandry at Michigan State College in July 1946. He coauthored numerous bulletins for the Cooperative Extension, lead the 4-H Livestock Program, and influenced the development of 4-H Exploration Days. Blank's area of expertise was sheep and lamb raising. He retired from Michigan State University in 1974.


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Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University.

Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Graydon L. Blank Papers
3 Ready For Cataloging
M. Badgley Malone
July 2018
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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