Roger D. Baker Collection

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator - Donor
Baker, Roger D.
Roger D. Baker collection
Date [inclusive]
1.0 Cubic feet , 46 photographs

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

Dr. Roger D. Baker of Durnham, North Carolina donated this collection to Michigan State University in 1961.

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Scope and Contents note

The Roger D. Baker collection contains photographs of prominent individuals from the Civil War such as Abraham Lincoln, William Tecumseh Sherman, Philip Sheridan, David Farragut, Jefferson Davis, and John Wilkes Booth. Also, the collection contains postcards displaying the Michigan state senators and legislature from 1909 to 1912. The civil war related images have been scanned and put online at

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections February 2010

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

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.

Immediate Source of Acquisiton

Photographs, CDVs, and postcards donated by Roger D. Baker to the Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections.

Accession: 01858

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Michigan. Legislature.


  • Photographs
  • Postcards

Geographic Name(s)

  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

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Collection Inventory



People. Watkins, L Whitney 

SC Box 5



People. Agassiz, Louis. 

People. Andrew, John A. 

People. Angell, James B. 

People. Banks, Nathaniel P. 

People. Beecher, H.W. 

People. Boise, J.R. 

People. Bonheur, Rosa. 

People. Booth, Edwin. 

People. Booth, John Wilkes. 

People. Butler, Benjamin F. 

People. Carman, E.S. 

People. Childs, Francis J. 

People. Clark, W.S. 

People. Colfax, Schuyler. 

People. Dana, James D. 

People. Dante and Beatrice. 

People. Davis, Jefferson. 

People. Dix, John A. 

People. Farragut, David G. 

People. Fremont, John C. 

People. Frost, Caroline A. 

People. Goodwin. 

People. Halleck, H.W. 

People. Johnson, Andrew. 

People. Lincoln, Abraham. 

People. Lincoln, Abraham and Thad. 

People. Lincoln, Robert. 

People. McClellan, George B. 

People. Meade, George G. 

People. Meehan, Thomas. 

People. Phillips, Wendell. 

People. Porter, W.D. 

People. Rothrock, J.T. 

People. Scott, Winfield D. 

People. Seward, William H. 

People. Sheridan, Philip H. 

People. Sherman, William T. 

People. Sumner, Charles. 

People. Thomas, George H. 

People. Thumb, Mr. and Mrs. Tom. 

People. Vanderpool, Beach. 

People. Von Humboltdt, Alexander. 

People. Warde, Artemas. 

United States Civil War. Generals. 



Michigan. Legislature 1911-1912 

Michigan. Senators 1909-1910