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Eugene G. Wanger papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00203
Scope and Contents The Eugene G. Wanger papers consist of unpublished manuscripts, Ingham County Historical Commission materials, R.E. Olds Museum papers, Ingham County Government papers, Michigan State Government papers, Republican political material, United States Government papers, and Tri-County Regional Planning Commission papers. The Unpublished Manuscripts series includes Memorabilia of Michigan’s Constitutional Convention, 1961-1962: A Guide to the Author’s...
Dates: 1957 - 2003

Florine Folks Plumb papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.198
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the poem "The 25th Anniversary of 4-H Clubs" written in 1940 by Plumb and newspaper and magazine articles from 1940, 1942, 1961, and 1983 about her being judged best in a contest and winning an REO touring car. Also included are 2 scans of a photograph of Plumb and her family in the touring car from 1910. The collection also contains a 1920 Baccalaureate Service Program and a 1920 MAC Band Concert Program. Photographs of campus in the collection include...
Dates: 1910 - 1991

Jacqueline D. Holecek papers

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Identifier: UA-10.3.154
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two papers written for Michigan State University class projects by Jacqueline Holecek. “The Union Building at Michigan State University” was written in 1994 for class Human Environment and Design 851. It traces the history of the MSU Union and provides information on the architects Pond & Pond. The paper also includes information on the artists who also contributed to the building, Samuel Caswan, Leonard Jungwirth, John Martelly, and Edgar Yaeger....
Dates: 1994 - 1995

Lansing Magazine publication (c.00445)

 Collection
Identifier: UA-28.11
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the January/February 1979 issue of Lansing Magazine. The magazine contains two articles on Ransom E. Olds -- "How Lansing lost and Regained Oldsmobile" and "The Incredible Saga of How R. E. Olds Got the Boot." Also included is an article on Michigan Agricultural College student unrest on the night of February 22, 1911. The magazine also offers an insight into the economic and social life of Lansing, Michigan in...
Dates: 1979

Mrs. C. M. Burdick collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00487
Scope and Contents Included in the collection are Mrs. C. M. Burdick's diaries (1925-1937), correspondence and a biographical sketch of R. E. Olds entitled "That Boy Ranney". Among the most interesting items in the correspondence is a letter from R. Shettler explaining his unhappiness with R. E. Olds over the affairs of the Reo Motor Car Company. There is also some material on Olds' interest in music. A few photographs of women who worked in the Reo Motor Car Company office are also in Mrs. Burdick's collection.
Dates: 1904 - 1957

Peter Berg papers

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Identifier: UA-10.3.106
Scope and Contents Peter Berg papers consist of a paper "Welfare Capitalism and Worker Response at the REO Motor Car Company, 1916-1929," which was written by the donor for History 901, June 1983. The paper discusses the welfare capitalism program at the REO Motor Car Company of Lansing, Michigan. REO Motor Car Company of Lansing, Michigan, was founded by R. E. Olds. The welfare capitalism program was established there by 1919 and flourished throughout the 1920s.
Dates: 1983 - 1983

Ransom E. Olds papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00027
Scope and Content The Ransom E. Olds papers are divided into two sections. The first section consists of Olds' personal papers. Included in this section are Olds' love letters to Metta Woodward (June 6, 1864-September 2, 1950), whom Olds married in 1899, Olds' philanthropic activities, his daybooks and two journals of the Olds family trip to Europe. The second section deals with Olds' business activities from 1904 to 1947. Included are correspondence series of Olds Motor Works and REO and several...
Dates: 1884 - 1950

Special Collections records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-3.15.11
Scope and Content The collection includes brochures, flyers and other miscellaneous records. There are also copies of Serial #199, Comic Art Collection.
Dates: 1908 - 1922

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