Nixon and Starr families papers
Scope and Contents of the Papers
The collection contains the family papers of John W. Nixon, a pharmacist residing in Jennings, Missaukee County, Michigan. The papers include business correspondence, personal correspondence, and miscellaneous receipts and documents. Included among the family's business dealings were ownership of a grocery company in Potterville and later Levering, Michigan, run by John's son James R. Nixon; and, operation of a fruit grove in Avon Park, Florida.
The collection also includes the personal receipts and household accounts of Bruce E. (Bert) Starr, an insurance agent and state fire inspector; newspaper accounts and a coroner's report of his sudden death, sympathy letters received by his widow Ethel, daughter of John W. Nixon, and other of Ethel's correspondence. Folder 14 contains a photograph of Bert Starr.
- 1897 - 1923
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.
0.33 Cubic Feet
Language of Materials
Gift of Charles Barnett.
Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.
- Nixon and Starr Families Papers
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- April 1968
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.