Jason Elmer Hammond Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator -
Hammond, Jason E., 1862-
Jason Elmer Hammond papers
Date [inclusive]
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

Jason Elmer Hammond, of Hillsdale, Michigan, earned his B.S. degree from Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) in 1886, and was granted an honorary M.S. degree in 1900. He was principal of schools in Allen, Michigan (1886-1890), and in North Adams, Michigan (1890-1891), a member of the Hillsdale County Board of School Examiners (1888-1891), County Commissioner of Schools (1891-1893), Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction (1893-1897), State Superintendent of Public Instruction (1897-?), and manager of the Hammond Publishing Company, Ltd. in Lansing, Michigan. He authored "School Law of Michigan," and was an ex-officio member of the State Board of Education and the State Board of Geological Survey. Hammond was Alumni Secretary of the M.A.C. class of 1886.

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Scope and Contents note

Jason Hammond’s papers consist of one scrapbook, which contains a few programs and photographs from Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University). The majority of items are from the Michigan public schools at which he taught. Included are announcements, invitations, photographs, greeting cards, and programs from North Adams High School in Hillsdale, Michigan, where he was principal in 1891, and from schools in Allen and Johnsville, Michigan.

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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


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 1886.


  • Scrapbooks

Personal Name(s)

  • Kuhn, Madison


  • Education -- Michigan -- Hillsdale County
  • Education, Elementary
  • Education, Secondary

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Collection Inventory


Scrapbook #63 1883-1894 

Scrapbook #63