Colon Christopher Lillie Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator -
Lillie, Colon Christopher
Colon Christopher Lillie papers
Date [inclusive]
0.1 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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Biographical Note

Colon Christopher Lillie of Coopersville, Michigan, earned his B.S. from Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) in 1884.

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Scope and Contents note

The papers of Colon Lillie consist of one photo album (1884) containing portraits of faculty and students, a Michigan Agricultural College Commencement program (1884), a list of members of the M.A.C. class of 1885, and undated newspaper clippings.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections July 1980

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

Revision Description

  March 2012

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status note

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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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Michigan State University. Class of 1884.


  • Newspapers
  • Photographs

Personal Name(s)

  • Crozier, Charles R., Mrs.
  • Lillie, Colon Christopher


  • Commencement ceremonies -- Michigan -- East Lansing

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Collection Inventory


Drawer Folder

List of Members of Class of 1885, newspaper clippings Undated 

F.D. 1

M.A.C. Commencement Program 1884 

F.D. 2

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Drawer Folder

Horticulture students 1884 

F.D. 3

J.D. Towar February 1945 

F.D. 3

J. D. Towar and E. R. Lake August 16, 1946 

F.D. 3

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Stereo cards 

Drawer Folder

Williams Hall 

F.D. 4

Unidentified building 

F.D. 4

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Photo Album (Scrapbook #51) 1884 

Scrapbook #51