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David and Marc Thomas collection

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-28.46

Scope and Contents

The collection contains an article on Leander Burnett by David and Marc Thomas, as well as their research notes, and copies of primary source material. Also included is an issue of The Lamplighter, the newsletter of the East Lansing Historical Society, with an article by David Thomas.


  • Creation: 1986, 1997


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.


David Thomas is a native of East Lansing, Michigan. Originally a social worker and administrator for the Michigan Department of Social Services, he worked for decades in journalism, including as writer and editor for the Clinton County News and as reporter and arts columnist for the Lansing State Journal. He authored numerous books and articles on Michigan history. (source: Marc Thomas)

Marc Thomas is a native of East Lansing, Michigan. He received degrees from Western Michigan University, University of Illinois, and a doctorate from Ferris State University. He was a professor of social science and the global programs coordinator at Lansing Community College. Currently he is the dean of teaching excellence at Oakland University. (source: Oakland University press release, Seasoned Executives Named to Government/Community and Teaching Excellence Posts, January 12, 2021)


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Legal Status

Copyright restrictions may apply. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

David and Marc Thomas Collection
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October 2022
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US