Maxwell A. Goodwin papers
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.
- 1926 - 1929, 2004
- Majority of material found within 1926 - 1929
- Goodwin, Maxwell A. (Donor, Person)
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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.
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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Copyright: Michigan State University.
Property Rights: Michigan State University.
- College students -- Michigan -- East Lansing
- Goodwin, Maxwell A.
- Michigan State College
- Michigan State College. Eunomian Literary Society
- Michigan State University. Class of 1929
- Michigan State University. Department of Military Science/ROTC
- Sigma Nu. Epsilon Rho Chapter (Michigan State University)
- World War, 1939-1945
- Maxwell A. Goodwin Papers
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- E. Schlaack, S. Roberts
- August 2004
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.