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William M. Axford papers

Identifier: 00017

Scope and Contents

William Axford operated a store in Oakland Township of Oakland County, Michigan, and at various times served as postmaster, township supervisor, and notary public. Much of the collection consists of miscellaneous financial dealings and bills for provisions. There is material relating to estates which he executed. And there is correspondence of limited value between his postal office and the Post Office Department in Washington.


  • Creation: 1832 - 1886

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.


0.66 Cubic Feet

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Custodial History

Gift of Henry Axford, transferred by the MSU Museum.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

William M. Axford Papers
4 Published And Cataloged
February 1965
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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