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Porter B. Parrey papers

Identifier: c-00125

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a Bachelor of Arts degree (1842) presented to Porter B. Parrey by Concordia College, Schenectady, New York, a certificate of membership in the Adelphian Society at Concordia (1842), and a license (1845) authorizing Parrey to preach in the Presbyterian Church in Cayuga, New York.


  • Creation: 1842 - 1845

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

Porter B. Parrey [Perry, Parry] was born circa 1817 in New York. He was a clergyman for both Presbyterian and Congregational churches. Prior to 1850, the family moved to Berrien County, Michigan. He died May 17, 1886 in Three Oaks, Michigan.


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)

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Custodial History

Gift of Chamberlain Memorial Museum. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Porter B. Parrey Papers
4 Published And Cataloged
May 1969
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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