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William H. Smith collection

Identifier: UA-28.18

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of William H. Smith's Michigan State University Railroad Club and Project 1225 materials including newsletters, auction flyer, and membership list. Included is a Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company engineer list for the Grand Rapids district for 1956 and 1969. In addition, there is a Grand Rapids district seniority list for 1944 from the Pere Marquette Railroad Company. The seniority lists give members of the railroad and designates whether they were engineers or firemen.


  • Creation: 1944, 1956, 1969, 1972-1975


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.

Biographical / Historical

William H. Smith of Mesa, Arizona, was an associate member of the Michigan State University Railroad Club.


0.25 Cubic Feet (5 folders)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Gift of Mary Smith.

Legal Status

Copyright: 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

Record group changed from c.00687 to UA 28.18 to reflect the collection's connection to Michigan State University. -M. Badgley-Malone, March 2022

William H. Smith Collection
4 Published And Cataloged
S. Wolski
September 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
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