Lawrence P. Briggs Documents

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Briggs, Lawrence Palmer, b. 1880
Lawrence P. Briggs documents
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

Lawrence P. Briggs was born in Manton, Wexford County, Michigan, October 17, 1880. He was Superintendent of schools; U.S. Consul in Saigon, 1914-17; Rangoon, 1917-20; Riviere du Loup, 1920-22; Nuevitas, 1924-29; Bahia, 1932. Burial location unknown.


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Scope and Contents note

An appointment dated April 14, 1914, of Briggs to the consulship in Saigon, signed by William J. Bryan and Woodrow Wilson and Briggs' diplomatic passport, signed by Robert Lansing, December 21, 1917 are included in this collection.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections February 1967

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

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 Mrs. Don Larson, 1960-08-17. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
  • United States -- Officials and employees

Personal Name(s)

  • Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925
  • Larsen, Don, Mrs.
  • Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924

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Collection Inventory


Papers 1914-1917