George Henry Ellis Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator -
Ellis, George Henry
George Henry Ellis papers
Date [inclusive]
0.1 Cubic feet , 1 volume; 2 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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Biographical Note

George Henry Ellis, of Flushing, Michigan, earned his B.S. degree in Engineering from Michigan Agricultural College in 1907, and his Civil Engineering Certification in 1912. In 1931, he was employed as an engineer with the Montana Power Company in Butte, Montana.

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Scope and Contents note

Papers of George Ellis consist of a scrapbook, college songs, poems written by Ellis, and a line graph Ellis drew showing his salary increases and describing his various engineering jobs from 1907 to 1950. The scrapbook contains photographs of Ellis and his friends, a 1906 Michigan Agricultural College calendar, college songs and yells, and photographs cut from M.A.C. catalogs dating from 1899.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections July 1980

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.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Michigan Agricultural College.
  • Michigan State University. Class of 1907.


  • Scrapbooks

Personal Name(s)

  • Kuhn, Madison


  • Civil engineers
  • Poetry
  • Songs

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Collection Inventory

Poems and Songs 

Drawer Folder

M.A.C. College Songs undated 

F.D. 1

Poems by George Ellis 1947-1952 

F.D. 2

Scrapbook #60 1905-1907 

Scrapbook #60