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David Jones collection

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.261
Scope and Contents The David Jones collection consists of photocopies of articles by David Jones about the Owosso Machine Company and Clarence L. Gangluff. There are also articles about restoring the Pere Marquette Engine 1225 by the Michigan State University Railroad Club as well as a script for a film about the fire up of the engine. Other materials include a reminiscence by David Jones about Del Bennett and note cards and speeches from the effort to prevent Senate Bill #1 Criminal Justice Codification,...
Dates: 1976 - 1985

Eugene L. Huddleston papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.299
Scope and Content This collection contains a six-page account of a fall tour (October 15-17, 1982) of northern Michigan by Eugene Huddleston. Huddleston describes the railroad and equipment used for the tour, and various scenic areas visited during the trip. Also included is a draft of Huddleston's article "Moving Pere Marquette 1225 from East Lansing to Owosso" from February 22, 1983 and a photograph of a Pere Marquette Pacific train taken in 1948.
Dates: 1948 - 1983; Majority of material found within 1982 - 1983

Fred Van Antwerp collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00619
Scope and Contents The collection consists of postcards of Sunfield, Michigan, circa 1930s.
Dates: circa 1930s

Joseph Canavan reminiscences

 Collection
Identifier: c-00039
Scope and Contents In these reminiscences, Joseph Canavan recalls some of his experiences as a fireman for the Pere Marquette Railway Company (ca.1920). Canavan discusses his work, problems and conditions during a number of railroad trips in Southwestern Michigan.
Dates: undated

Project 1225 UA 12.3.10

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Serial-00584

Railroad Club records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-12.3.10
Scope and Content Railroad Club records are comprised of records related to the club and include invitations to club activities, membership information, and a brochure related to Project 1225 (restoration of the Pere Marquette engine).Historical Railroad records include records collected by club members and are comprised of forms, labels, stubs, rate information and a copy of the Chicago and Grand Trunk Railway Gazette from 1883.The collection also includes a photograph and the serial...
Dates: 1883 - 1981

William H. Smith collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00687
Scope and Contents The collection consists of William H. Smith's Michigan State University Railroad Club and Project 1225 materials including newsletters, auction flyer, and membership list. Included is a Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company engineer list for the Grand Rapids district for 1956 and 1969. In addition, there is a Grand Rapids district seniority list for 1944 from the Pere Marquette Railroad Company. The seniority lists give members of the railroad and designates whether they were engineers or firemen.
Dates: 1944, 1956, 1969, 1972-1975