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Carol Jean McKindley papers

Identifier: UA-10.3.356

Scope and Content

The Carol Jeane McKindley collection contains student materials including a 1941-42 Student handbook, registration schedule for 1942-43 and directions for registration. It also contains a Parent Report of standings for Helen Claire McKindley's Winter '43 term, and a postcards of personal correspondence from Carol describing life at college and post card from her relative, Helen McKindley, who was also at MSU.


  • Creation: 1942 - 1943


Biographical Note

Carol Jeane McKindley was born on July 4, 1923 and passed at the age of 88 on July 21, 2011. She attended MSU as a freshman in 1941-42, received her nursing certification in June of 1945 at Sparrow Hospital School of Nursing, and then graduated as a pre-med student from MSC (MSU) in 1946. She met her husband in a math class at MSC (MSU), Donald Nelson Churchill, they had seven children. The collection contains a postcard from Helen Claire McKindley was born on November 22, 1922 and passed at the age of 90 on December 6, 2014. She was a freshman at MSC (MSU) during the 1942-43 academic year. During this same year she worked on the Wolverine. She married Lee Frost Pierce in 1951.


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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