School lands -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The 10,600 items in the papers of Justin Smith Morrill (1810-1898) cover a period of almost a century, 1825-1923. The bulk (1854-1898) of the collection was generated during Morrill’s long legislative career as U.S. representative and senator during which tenures he served on many important congressional committees.This collection on microfilm includes the 50 bound volumes of correspondence and 28 containers of miscellaneous papers such as correspondence, Senate and House...
Dates: 1825 - 1923; Majority of material found within 1854 - 1898
Scope and Contents This collection consists of microfilmed memorials and resolutions from various state legislatures, organizations, and interested citizens petitioning the U.S. Senate for the grant of public lands to be used to support the purposes of education. Included are petitions from most of the Southern, Midwestern, and Eastern states.(Michigan State University., Honhart, F. L., Jude, S. P., Howard, S. R., & Zito, A. (1976). A guide to the Michigan State University Archives and...
Dates: 1806 - 1863