Peter H. Felker Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Felker, Peter H.
Peter H. Felker papers
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

Peter H. Felker received a B.S. from Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) in 1871 and received an M.A. in 1874. He was an editor of The Grocer.

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Scope and Contents note

The papers of Peter Felker consist of three diaries for 1868, 1869, and 1870, in which he details his life as a student at Michigan Agricultural College. The diaries include descriptions of course work, work done for the college, and leisure activities. He also describes travel and work in Jackson, Michigan. Also included is a receipt for his board, and labor at the college. It shows how much he owed for his board and washing and how much he was credited for the work he did at the college. There are also undated chemistry notes.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections

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. Class of 1875.


  • Diaries

Personal Name(s)

  • Kuhn, Madison


  • Chemistry -- Study and teaching
  • College students -- Michigan -- East Lansing

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

Diary 1868 

FD 1

Diary 1869 

FD 2

Diary 1870 

FD 1

Board and labor receipt 1868 

FD 4

Chemistry notes undated 

FD 6