John Mohn Collection

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Mohn, John
John Mohn collection
circa 1915-1916
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/Historical note

John Mohn, from Bear Lake, attended the Creamery Course at Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) in 1916. His name appears among the list of the students for the short course in the 1915-1916 catalog.

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Scope and Content

The John Mohn collection consists of a photograph postcard of the Churn Room in the Dairy Building. The postcard is dated January 1916 and in the message he says he arrived at the college and that the postcard shows a picture of where he will learn. Also included is a group photograph, probably of the Creamery Short Course students. Mohn is identified in the photograph.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections April 2013

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.

Custodial History

Items donated by Beck S. Lesmez.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Michigan Agricultural College. Department of Short Courses.


  • Photographs
  • Postcards


  • Dairying

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Collection Inventory


Photograph and Postcard circa 1915-1916 

Collection Photographs