Owen Churchill Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Churchill, Owen
Owen Churchill papers
Date [inclusive]
0.1 Cubic feet , 1 folder

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

Owen Churchill was born circa 1840 to Orin Churchill and Emaline Pope. He enlisted in the 24th Michigan Infantry in 1864 and served as a hospital steward until mustering out in 1865. He married Florence E. Adams.

Following the war, he attended and graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School (1866). Census records list him as a medical doctor and druggist. Churchill died on April 18, 1918.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection contains a circular from the Superintendent of Public Instruction in Ann Arbor, Michigan regarding annual reports from school districts (1841), a teaching certificate issued to Owen Churchill by the Inspectors of Schools in Bertrand, Berrien County, Michigan (1860), a Civil War pass issued to Churchill as hospital steward for the 24th Michigan Infantry (1865), and several of Churchill's receipts.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections December 1964

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824

Revision Description

  March 2000

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 Chamberlain Memorial Museum, date unknown. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Chamberlain Memorial Museum.
  • United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 24th. (1862-1865)

Geographic Name(s)

  • Berrien County (Mich.)
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865


  • Education, Primary
  • Education, Secondary

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Collection Inventory