Edmund A. Calkins Collection
00140

Summary Information

Repository
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator
Calkins, Edmund Albert
Title
Edmund A. Calkins collection
ID
00140
Date [inclusive]
1874-1940
Extent
0.33 Cubic feet , 7 volumes on shelf.
Language
English

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing, Michigan."

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Biographical Note

Edmund Albert Calkins graduated with a B.S. in Agriculture from Michigan Agricultural College in 1898. Beginning in 1899, he worked as a Deputy County Surveyor for Ingham County, Michigan. In 1911, he is noted as working as a civil engineer (Superintendent and Manager) for the Louisiana Golden Meadow Company in Lockport, Lousiana. The 1930 Alumni Catalog lists his current job as Statician for the Michigan Public Utilities Commission.

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Scope and Contents note

The Calkin's collection consists of several scrapbooks containing newspaper articles of Franklin D. Roosevelt's private and political life from 1934-1940. There is also a Vermontville School Register (1891-1895), a booklet containing teacher contracts in Eaton County, financial records, data pertaining to Michigan railroads, Michigan Constitutional Convention of 1907 Handbook, diaries dating from 1908-1933, and a History of Ingham and Eaton Counties, by Samuel W. Durant.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections May 1, 1979

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824
517-355-2330
archives@msu.edu

Revision Description

 Added map. May 2014

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status

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

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Custodial History

Gift of Madison Kuhn, 1975-09-03.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Campbell District School (Eaton, Mich.).
  • Michigan State University. Class of 1898.

Genre(s)

  • Diaries
  • Financial records
  • Letters (correspondence)
  • Maps
  • Photographs
  • Scrapbooks

Geographic Name(s)

  • Eaton County (Mich.)
  • Ingham County (Mich.) -- Maps
  • Livingston County (Mich.) -- Maps
  • Vermontville (Mich.)

Personal Name(s)

  • Kuhn, Madison
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D. , (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

Subject(s)

  • Constitutional conventions -- Michigan
  • Education, Primary
  • Farm life -- Michigan
  • Railroads -- Michigan

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Collection Inventory

Papers 

Box Folder

Correspondence (First National Bank) 1910 

1 1

Campbell District School Register 1891-1895 

1 2

Financial Records 1897-1906 

1 3

Michigan Constitutional Convention Handbook 1907 

1 4

"Secession and Emigration 1834 - 1847" 1947 

1 5

Tax Receipts 1936 

1 6

Teacher Contracts (booklet) 1882-1895 

1 7

The Union National (pamphlets) 1889 

1 8

Manual of the Union National 1889 

1 9

Vermontville School Records 1890-1896 

1 10

Report of the Michigan Railroad Commission 1919 

1 11

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Volumes 

Diaries 

Volume

vol. 1: January 1908 - 1910 

1

vol. 2: 1910 - 1912 

2

vol. 3: 1912 - 1916 

3

vol. 4: 1917 - 1920 

4

vol. 5: 1920 - 1924 

5

vol. 6: 1924 - 1933 

6

vol. 7: Financial Statements of James A. Burwash -- 1874 - 1875 

7

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Scrapbooks 

Box Folder

No. 155: International Historical Figures n.d. 

1 12

No. 156: Historical and Society Figures 1920s 

1 13
Volume

No. 157: Franklin D. Roosevelt - Private and Political Life 1934-1939 

SB 157

No. 158: Franklin D. Roosevelt - Private and Political Life 1936 

SB 158

No. 159: Franklin D. Roosevelt - Private and Political Life 1938-1939 

SB 159

No. 160: Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt's Private and Political Life 1939 

SB 160

No. 161: Franklin D. Roosevelt - Private and Political Life 1939-1940 

SB 161

No. 162: Franklin D. Roosevelt - Private and Political Life 1939-1940 

SB 162

No. 163: War News and War Cartoons 1940 

SB 163

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Book 

Shelf

F 572.I5 D9 History of Ingham and Eaton Counties, MI by Samuel W. Durant 1880 

Reading Room

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Photographs 

Drawer

People. Calkins, Edmund A. 

People Photos

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Maps 

Oversize

Ingham and Livingston County Map 1859 

Rolled Map

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