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George Parsons papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.189
Scope and Contents The George E. Parsons collection consists of a wide range of documents related to the dairy industry and Michigan State College (now Michigan State University). The collection has newspaper clippings discussing Parsons' accomplishments as well as other events in the world of dairy, a binder with in-depth information about the "Better Milking Clinic" that Parsons led, as well as a small group of agricultural photos. There is an Alpha Zeta fraternity pamphlet, and "A Short History of Okemos"...
Dates: 1930 - 1992

Sarah Van Hoosen Jones papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-1.1.3
Scope and Contents The Sarah Van Hoosen Jones papers document her academic, agricultural, and civic accomplishments, and her interest in local Rochester history, but offer a very incomplete record of her activities as a farmer and a member of the State Board of Agriculture, and the Association of Governing Boards of State Universities and Allied Institutions. In her master's thesis and scientific articles, she discusses theories of dairy farm management and animal genetics, but there is almost no information...
Dates: 1852 - 1972

True family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00393
Scope and Contents

The collection contains farm records and personal and household expense records kept by George A. True, Elisha D. True and A. A. True who operated a sheep and dairy farm in Armada, Macomb County, Michigan. Detailed records are given on farm animals, sheep shearing, milk production, and on animal and milk tests. Also included are household and personal expense accounts, a recipe book for cures of animal diseases and miscellaneous clippings and notes.

Dates: 1881 - 1923