Donald Sayre Collection

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Sayre, Donald
Donald Sayre collection
Date [bulk]
Bulk, 1912-1913
Date [inclusive]
0.25 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

Donald Thomas Sayre was a 1913 graduate of Michigan Agricultural College (M.A.C.) in Horticulture. In 1930 he was noted in the alumni catalog as a farmer in South Lyon, Michigan.

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Scope and Contents note

Collection consists of photographs and souvenirs kept by Donald Sayre, a Horticulture alumnus, that were given to the Horticulture Department in the 1970s. The collection includes a student register of names, postcards of campus scenes, photographs of an engineering squad, the Phylean Society members, celebration of Michigan State University's victory over Wabash, and an Ag Council Newsletter from 1956.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections February 2011

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

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.

Custodial History

A gift of F. G. Dennis.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Michigan State University. Class of 1913.
  • Michigan State University. Phylean Literary Society.


  • College campuses -- Michigan -- East Lansing

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Collection Inventory


Drawer Folder

Newsletter - The Ag Council NEWSLETTER 1956 

F.D. 1


Drawer Folder

Peg Hodgemen's Engineering Squad 1913 

F.D. 2

M.A.C. vs. Wabash Celebration 1912 

F.D. 3

Phylean Society 1913 

F.D. 4


Drawer Folder

Botanical Gardens Undated 

F.D. 5

Entrance to Campus Undated 

F.D. 6

Farm Lane (with sheep) Undated 

F.D. 7

Lovers' Lane Undated 

F.D. 8

The River Undated 

F.D. 9

Woman's Building Undated 

F.D. 10



Student Register Circa 1913 

Oversize 9