Albert A. Crane Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator -
Crane, Albert A., d. 1896
Albert A. Crane papers
0.1 Cubic feet , 1 volume

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

Albert A. Crane, of Lyons, Michigan, earned his B.S. degree from Michigan Agricultural College in 1875. He later became a lawyer and lived in Gaylord, Michigan, where he died in December 1896.

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Scope and Contents note

Papers of Albert A. Crane consist of a diary (1872) and two letters between Madison Kuhn and Mrs. Neil Smith, niece of Albert Crane. Letters contain some biographical information. Diary discusses campus life, course work, and family life in Lyons, Michigan. Includes homework assignments, personal accounts, quotations, and a record of work done for the college.

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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

  June 2005

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 note

Collection was given to Madison Kuhn by Mrs. Neil A. Smith of Opportunity, Washington, niece of Albert Crane.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Michigan State University. Class of 1875.

Personal Name(s)

  • Kuhn, Madison


  • Agriculture -- Michigan

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

Diary and Letters 1872, 1952 

F.D. 1