Earle Edward Hotchin Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator -
Hotchin, Earle Edward
Earle Edward Hotchin 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

Earle Edward Hotchin, of Constantine, Michigan, earned his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) in 1912. While at M.A.C., he was a member and president of the Eunomian Literary Society (Sigma Nu Fraternity), the Engineering Society, the Dramatic Club, Tau Beta Pi Fraternity (an engineering honorary), the Student Council (1911-1912), and the Liberal Arts Union. He also participated in Class Football (Manager, 1912) and Class Basketball, was class secretary in the 1910-1911 year, and was Athletic Director of the 1911 Wolverine. Hotchin later became a Fire Prevention Engineer for Michigan Millers Mutual Fire Insurance Company in Lansing, Michigan, and he resided in East Lansing.

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Scope and Contents note

The Earle Hotchin papers consist of a scrapbook containing athletic schedules, ribbons, menus, postcards, photographs of Constantine, Michigan and student life at Michigan Agricultural College,and programs from the Military Hop, Eunomian Literary Society parties, the M.A.C. Carnival, and other activities.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections August 1980

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824

Revision Description

  May 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. Eunomian Literary Society.
  • Michigan Agricultural College. Student Council.
  • Michigan State University. Class of 1912.
  • Michigan State University. Dramatic Club.
  • Michigan State University. Engineering Society.
  • Sigma Nu. Epsilon Rho Chapter (Michigan State University).
  • Tau Beta Pi. Alpha Chapter (Michigan State University).


  • Scrapbooks

Geographic Name(s)

  • Constantine (Mich.)

Personal Name(s)

  • Kuhn, Madison


  • College students -- Michigan -- East Lansing

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Collection Inventory


Scrapbook #37 1908-1912 

Scrapbook #37