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Ford Peabody papers

 Collection
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.

Dates

  • 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.

Biographical/Historical

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.

Extent

1 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Related Archival Materials

See also: Frank Peabody papers (UA 17.189)

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University.

Property Rights: Michigan State University.
Title
Ford Peabody papers
Status
3 Ready For Cataloging
Author
M. Badgley Malone and S. O'Brien
Date
April 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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