Oliver C. Hollister Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator -
Hollister, Oliver Cary
Oliver C. Hollister 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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Biographical Note

Oliver Cary Hollister graduated from Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) in 1889 with a B.S. in Agriculture. He worked as a farmer in Laingsburg, Michigan, before his death on January 27, 1920.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection contains the organic chemistry notes of Oliver C. Hollister. The first page of the notebook contains a table of contents to all the topics covered in the notebook. Some topics include formic acid, glucose, chloroform, vegetable acids, and starches. The notebook also includes sketches of certain lab set ups and newspaper clippings. This class was taught by Robert C. Kedzie.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections November 2006

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)

  • Michigan Agricultural College.
  • Michigan State University. Class of 1889.


  • Notebooks

Personal Name(s)

  • Kuhn, Madison


  • Chemistry, Organic -- Study and teaching

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

Organic Chemistry Notes 1887 

F.D. 1