The Grange Visitor Publication

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
The Grange Visitor
The Grange Visitor publication
Date [inclusive]
0.5 Cubic feet

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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Historical Note

The Michigan State Grange was formally organized on April 15, 1873 at the Court House in the Village of Kalamazoo. The formation united the twenty local Granges that had already been established in 1872. The first local grange organized was Burnside Grange #1 on January 10, 1872 in Lapeer County. The Michigan Grange held its first Annual Session in Kalamazoo on January 21-23, 1874.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection consists of the Grange of Michigan publication. The publication covers meetings, notices, and discusses social problems faced by farmers and was published at different locations. This collection contains volumes 11, 18-21; 1885-1886, 1893-1896 with large gaps.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections December 1966

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

Revision Description

  August 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.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials

Other Grange materials at the MSU Archives include Michigan State Grange records (collection 00187); Missaukee Grange #918 records (collection 00106); Dora Hall Stockman papers (collection 00109); Ravenna Grange #373 records, Muskegon County (collection c.00153).

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Controlled Access Headings


  • Agriculture -- Michigan
  • Agriculture -- Michigan -- Societies, etc.

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Collection Inventory

Oversized Materials 

Box Folder

The Grange Visitor March 1, 1884 

1 1

The Grange Visitor. Publication 1885-1886 

1 2

The Grange Visitor. Publication 1893-1896 

1 3