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Ford Peabody papers

Identifier: UA-10.3.375

Scope and Content

This collection consists of a scrapbook, class notes, newspapers, publications, posters, and ephemera from Ford Peabody's time as an undergraduate student at Michigan Agricultural College.


  • Creation: 1912 - 1916

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.


Ford Peabody (1894-1963) was a native of Birmingham, Michigan. He earned his B.S. from Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) in 1916 where he studied agriculture. During his college years, he was a member of the Farmers' Club, the Dairy Seminar, the Cap Night Committee, and played the cornet in the M.A.C. Military Band. He was a veteran of World War I. He worked as an accountant for General Motors Truck Corporation in Pontiac. His son, Frank Peabody, also was a graduate of Michigan State and spent his career teaching at their alma mater.


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Related Archival Materials

See also: Frank Peabody papers (UA 17.189)

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University.

Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Ford Peabody papers
3 Ready For Cataloging
M. Badgley Malone and S. O'Brien
April 2018
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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