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Charles Carlisle Hood papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.107

Scope and Contents

This collection includes personal papers and photographs belonging to Charles C. Hood. The material includes correspondence, copies of certificates and diploma, membership cards, clippings, Michigan State University publications, MSU music recording, and other miscellaneous items dating from 1916 to 1974.


  • Creation: 1916 - 1974


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 Note

Charles Carlisle Hood was born on February 26, 1895 in Buffalo, New York. He graduated from Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) in 1917 with a degree in Horticulture. While at M.A.C., he was a member of Phi Delta Theta, the Varsity Club, the New York Club, the Horticultural Club and the Inter-Society Union. He played varsity basketball and baseball and served as class president and the J Hop Toastmaster. Hood served in the Navy as an aviator from 1918 until 1921. In 1926, he married Josephine Kuehmsted and had three children, two of whom also graduated from Michigan State (Charles, Jr. '51 and Virginia '52). He later became Vice President of Advertising for Curtis Publishing Company in Detroit. Charles Carlisle Hood, Jr. died at the age of 79 in Clearwater Beach, Florida on December 5, 1974.


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Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Charles Carlisle Hood Papers
4 Published And Cataloged
H. Brookhart
November 29, 2012
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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