John C. Evatt Papers
00224

Summary Information

Repository
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator
Evatt, John C
Creator
Michigan State College. Extension Service.
Title
John C. Evatt papers
ID
00224
Date [inclusive]
1918-1975
Extent
1.0 Cubic feet
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/Historical

John Evatt attended Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) and graduated in 1940 with a degree in Animal Husbandry. He married Margaret in 1940 and they had four children. They both passed away in 2008.

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Scope and Content

The John C. Evatt papers contain financial and administrative records from the Michigan Artificial Breeders Cooperative, Inc. (MABC). The collection includes records of sales made by the organization within Evatt's jurisdiction, summaries of receipts, membership applications, and member breeding records. Many of the documents in the collection contain names and address of the farms in the areas of Goodrich, Grand Blanc, Davisburg, Oakland County, Michigan. There is also correspondence to members, meeting minutes, the MABC Newsletter and  Intercom, two photographs of the MABC board, and sire information.

In addition to MABC-related materials, the Evatt papers also contain a number of publications related to agriculture, dairying, and farm life as well as a manual of the Congregational Church of Grand Blanc, Michigan. There are also Evatt's school schedules, sports tickets, and correspondence from his time at MSC in the 1930s.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections December 2012

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

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.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Michigan State College.
  • Michigan State University. Class of 1940.

Genre(s)

  • Annual reports
  • Ephemera
  • Letters (correspondence)
  • Newsletters
  • Pamphlets
  • Publications
  • Reports

Geographic Name(s)

  • Grand Blanc (Mich.)
  • Oakland County (Mich.)

Subject(s)

  • Artificial insemination
  • Cattle -- Breeding

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Artificial insemination program information and summaries 1945 

1 1

Dairy-related publications 1946-1963 

1 2

Departments of Soils and Farm Crops bulletins 1911-1951 

1 3

DHIA report, "Production Records and Award Winners" 1963 

1 4

Extension Service pamphlets 1942-1965 

1 5

Evatt personal material circa 1930s 

1 6

Feeding Recommendations for Winter 1935-1936, MSC Dairy Extension 

1 7

Hog house blueprints Undated 

1 8

Judging Dairy Cattle - USDA Miscellaneous Circular 99 1928 

1 9

Michigan Artificial Breeder Cooperative 

Box Folder

A.I. Digest (National Association of Artificial Breeders) 1958-1960 

1 10

Annual Report 1959 

1 11

Board of directors photographs 1944 

1 12

Breeding receipts 

Box Folder

 1960-1968 

1 13

 February 1965 and January - February 1968 

1 14

 February 1968 

1 15

 February - March 1968 

1 16

 March - June 1968 

1 17

 July - December 1968 

1 18

 December 1968 - March 1969 

1 19

 June - December 1969 

1 20

 December 1969 - July 1970 

1 21

 August 1970 - March 1971 

1 22

 March - October 1971 

1 23

 October 1971 - February 1972 

1 24

 February - November 1972 

1 25
Box Folder

Brochures - MABC History and description of facilities, Breeding tips 1948, undated 

1 26

By-laws Undated 

1 27

Correspondence 1945-1965 

1 28

Expenditure reports 1944-1962 

1 29

Financial records 1945-1960 

1 30

Individual Members Financial and Breed Record 

Grand Blanc Goodrich 1955-1957 

Box Folder

A-E 

2 1

F-K 

2 2

L-N 

2 3

O-S 

2 4

T-Z 

2 5
Box Folder

Oakland #2 - Davisburg, A-Y 1951-1955 

2 6
Box Folder

MABC and John Evatt financial correspondance 1961-1967 

1 31

Manuals 1961-1964 

1 32

Meeting minutes 1944-1945 

1 33

Member lists 1962, undated 

1 34

Membership Application and Service Agreements [forms with names] 1958-1959 

1 35

Newsletters - "MABC Newsletter" and "Intercom" 1960-1966 

1 36

Payment ledger 1968-1971 

1 37

Receipts and statements circa 1960 

1 38

Sire cards and breed catalogues 1948-1969 

1 39

Sire directory for 1968 - 1969 1968-1969 

1 40

Summary of Receipts - Goodrich Grand Blanc 1959 

1 41
Box item

Sales and Service Manual empty binder undated 

1
Box Folder

Manual of the Congregational Church, Grand Blanc, Michigan 1884 

1 42

Michigan Farm Economics newsletter 1948-1950 

1 43

Michigan PBB (polybrominated biphenyl) laws and information 1977 

1 44

Septic tank publications 1918-1923 

1 45