Mary Kramer Grammel Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator -
Grammel, Mary Kramer
Mary Kramer Grammel papers
Date [inclusive]
0.1 Cubic feet , 4 folders

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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Mary Kramer attended Michigan Agricultural College for the 1898-1899 academic year, but did not graduate. She later enrolled in the women's course (home economics) in 1901. She married R. G. Grammel.

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Scope and Contents note

The Mary Kramer Grammel papers span the years 1897 to 1899 and consist of domestic science note cards, a sewing instruction booklet, a sewing sampler booklet, and notes from her 1899 physics class. The physics notes include diagrams for experiments with matching lab worksheets and mathematical formulas, as well as practice problems. She had her note cards from her domestic science class bound into a book for future use. The sewing instruction booklet explains how to sew certain hems and where to cut for patterns. The sampler book contains various stitching patterns.

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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

Revision Description

  October 2006

Legal Status note

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

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

Personal Name(s)

  • Grammel, Mary Kramer
  • Kuhn, Madison


  • Physics -- Study and teaching
  • Sewing -- Study and teaching

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

Domestic Science note cards 1897 

F.D. 1

Artistic Ladies' Tailor System 1899 

F.D. 2

Sampler sewing notebook 1899 

F.D. 3

Physics notebook 1899 

F.D. 4