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Lillian Ross papers

Identifier: UA-10.3.373

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photocopies of pages from the Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) yearbook, the Wolverine, from 1939, 1940, 1941 and 1942 that have handwritten dates of death for some students. Also included is play information from football games. The dates of the games are unknown but they are from a MSC vs. Wayne game and a MSC vs. University of Michigan game. There are also sheets that list the positions of the players.


  • Creation: 1939 - 1942


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

Lillian Margaret Ross was born February 23, 1920 in Lansing, Michigan to William H. and Rachel C. (Yoder) Ross. She graduated from Eastern High School in 1939. In 1942, she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Arts from Michigan State College (now Michigan State University). While at Michigan State, Ross was the chair of the Sophomore Prom Committee, chair of the Senior Ball Committee, and on the staff of the Wolverine yearbook. From 1943 to 1945, Ross served in the U.S. Navy. She worked at the Michigan School for the Blind as a purchasing agent from 1945 to 1980. Ross died April 21, 2007.


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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.

Lillian Ross Papers
4 Published And Cataloged
M. Badgley Malone
December 2018
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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