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John C. Evatt papers

Identifier: UA-10.3.427

Scope and Content

The John C. Evatt papers contain financial and administrative records from the Michigan Artificial Breeders Cooperative, Inc. (MABC). The collection includes records of sales made by the organization within Evatt's jurisdiction, summaries of receipts, membership applications, and member breeding records. Many of the documents in the collection contain names and address of the farms in the areas of Goodrich, Grand Blanc, Davisburg, Oakland County, Michigan. There is also correspondence to members, meeting minutes, the MABC Newsletter and Intercom, two photographs of the MABC board, and sire information.

In addition to MABC-related materials, the Evatt papers also contain a number of publications related to agriculture, dairying, and farm life as well as a manual of the Congregational Church of Grand Blanc, Michigan. There are also Evatt's school schedules, sports tickets, and correspondence from his time at MSC in the 1930s.


  • Creation: 1918 - 1975


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.


John Charles Evatt was born to Edward King Evatt and Katherine (Slaght) Evatt on September 7, 1916 in Grand Blanc, Michigan. He attended Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) and graduated in 1940 with a degree in Animal Husbandry. Evatt married Margaret E. Muncie (born June 19, 1916) on July 5, 1940 and they had four children. Evatt died on May 24, 2008. Margaret died July 16, 2008.


1.5 Cubic Feet

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Legal Status

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.

Processing Information

Changed record group from 00224 to UA 10.3.427 to relfect Evatt's connection to MSU. M. Badgley Malone, January 2020.

John C. Evatt Papers
4 Published And Cataloged
E. Field, S. Roberts
December 2012
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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