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Maxwell A. Goodwin papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.204

Scope and Contents

The papers of Maxwell A. Goodwin include a five-page reminiscence titled “Some College Memories,” and ten photographs. Although it does not go into great detail, the reminiscence describes Goodwin’s college days and life after his graduation in 1929. He includes references to his captainship of the fencing team, membership in the Eunomian Society and the ROTC cavalry and social life. He also describes his work experiences immediately following the 1929 stock market crash, and service to the government during World War II. Among the ten photographs (1926-1929) are formal and informal images of members of the Eunomian Society, as well as pictures of Goodwin and his friends.


  • Creation: 1926 - 1929, 2004
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1926 - 1929


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

Maxwell A. Goodwin attended Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) from 1925 to 1929 and received a degree in Business Administration. After graduation he worked as a bookkeeper for a machinery company. He then went to work for Kellogg in Battle Creek in the export department. In 1937, he went to work for Clark Fork Lift Trucks. He enlisted in the Army during WWII and after two years became a Major.


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)

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Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University.

Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Maxwell A. Goodwin Papers
4 Published And Cataloged
E. Schlaack, S. Roberts
August 2004
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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