David Jones Collection

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Jones, David
David Jones collection
Date [inclusive]
0.25 Cubic feet 7 folders, 2 audiotapes

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

David Jones attended Michigan State University from 1974 to 1981. He was active in the MSU Railroad Club.

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Scope and Contents note

The David Jones collection consists of photocopies of articles by David Jones about the Owosso Machine Company and Clarence L. Gangluff. There are also articles about restoring the Pere Marquette Engine 1225 by the Michigan State University Railroad Club as well as a script for a film about the fire up of the engine. Other materials include a reminiscence by David Jones about Del Bennett and note cards and speeches from the effort to prevent Senate Bill #1 Criminal Justice Codification, Revision and Reform Act. In addition there are also two reel to reel tapes of an interview with Wendell A. Sturges and Ruth Sturges by David Jones in 1979.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections October 2010

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.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Michigan State University. -- General subdivision--Railroad Club.;
  • Owosso Machine Company.
  • Pere Marquette Railway.

Personal Name(s)

  • Bennett, Del
  • Gangluff, Clarence L.
  • Jones, David
  • Sturges, Ruth
  • Sturges, Wendell A.


  • Railroad trains

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Collection Inventory


Box Folder

Effort to Prevent Senate Bill #1 "Criminal Codification, Revision and Reform Act" 1976 

2670 1

"An Interview With: Clarence L. Gangruff" by David Jones, Cheasapeake & Ohio Historical Society Newsletter January 1985 

2670 2

"The Owosso Machine Company Bastion of the Belts" by David Jones, The Home Shop Machinist May / June 1985 

2670 3

"Project 1225's New Home" Jones, David, Live Steam November 1983 

2670 4

Proposed Script of fire up film, JDT and David D. Jones November 16, 1976 

2670 5

"Remembering Del" by David Jones December 7, 1978 

2670 6

"Restoring a Steam Locomotive - College Style" parts 1-2 by David Jones, Live Steam December 1982 - January 1983 

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Reel to Reel Tapes 


Interview of Wendell A. Sturges and Ruth Sturges, by David Jones May 3, 1979 


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