Herbert W. Collingwood Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator -
Collingwood, Herbert W., (Herbert Winslow), 1857-1927
Herbert W. Collingwood papers
0.1 Cubic feet , 1 folder

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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Herbert Winslow Collingwood was born in 1857 in the State of Massachusetts. He attended the Michigan Agricultural College and graduated in the class of 1883 with a B.S. In 1881, he was on the Board of Editors for The College Speculum newspaper and was the Business Manager. He read his poem "On the Threshold" during the 1883 commencement. He became Editor-in-Chief of the "  The Rural New Yorker" newspaper for nearly half a century until his death in October of 1927. A feature of this newspaper was his "Hope Farm Notes" column. He married Lillie D. Sullivan circa 1888. He was also the author of the book  Andersonville Violets: a story of Northern and Southern life.

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Scope and Contents note

Collection consists of one poem by Collingwood read at the Decennial Reunion of the Chpater Iota of the Delta Tau Delta Fraternity in 1882.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections August 2009

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

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)

  • Delta Tau Delta Fraternity. Iota Chapter (Michigan State University).
  • Michigan State University. Class of 1883.

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

"Constancy: A Poem" - Read at Decennial Reunion of Chapter Iota of the Delta Tau Delta Fraternity 1882 

F.D. 1