Charles J. Monroe Papers
c.00305

Summary Information

Repository
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator
Monroe, Charles J.
Title
Charles J. Monroe papers
ID
c.00305
Date [inclusive]
1858-1914
Extent
0.25 Cubic feet , 6 folders and 5 volumes in folders
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

Charles J. Monroe was a State Senator from Allegan and Van Buren Counties, Michigan, during the 1880s. Born in Lawrence, Michigan, in 1839, Monroe attended Michigan Agricultural College and after graduating he became surveyor for the South Haven area. He later became a member of the State Board of Agriculture. In addition, Monroe established a bank at Bangor and was president of the Kalamazoo Savings Bank.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of letters, notes, reports and maps from Monroe's survey work. Also included are Monroe's notes about bills he introduced in the State Senate in the 1880s, and a diary kept during a trip to Europe, Egypt and England in 1904.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections October 1966

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

Revision Description

  April 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 Randolph B. Monroe, 1960-04-17. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum.

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • Allegan (Mich.)
  • Covert (Mich. : Township)
  • Grand Traverse Bay (Mich.)
  • Michigan -- Politics and government
  • Muskegon (Mich.)
  • Paw Paw (Mich.)
  • South Haven (Mich.)

Personal Name(s)

  • Monroe, Randolph B.

Subject(s)

  • Bill drafting
  • Land titles -- Michigan
  • Transportation -- Michigan

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Collection Inventory

Correspondence 

Scope and Contents note

Folder

Papers -- 1832-1914 

1

Volume 1 

1

Papers -- 1861-1869 

2

Volume 2 - Bill History of Charles J. Monroe, 1887 

2

Papers -- 1865-1870 

3

Volume 3 

3

Plans -- n.d. 

4

Volume 4 - Datebook, 1904 

4

Plans -- n.d. 

5

Volume 5 - Field Notes of Towns in Allegan County 

5

Plans and Notes -- n.d. 

6

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Photographs 

People. Monroe, Charles J. 

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