William Erwin Hale Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator -
Hale, William Erwin, -1931
William Erwin Hale papers
Date [inclusive]
0.1 Cubic feet , 1 Volume

Preferred Citation note

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

William Erwin Hale, from Eaton Rapids, Michigan, graduated from Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) in 1882. Later he became a member of the Michigan Legislature for two years. He also served as president of the Eaton County Agricultural Society for many years, and was president of the Michigan Mutual Windstorm Insurance Company of Hastings for 20 years. At the time of his death in 1931, he was city assessor and health officer of Eaton Rapids.

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Scope and Content

The William E. Hale papers consist of a photo album containing portraits of students and faculty from the Michigan Agricultural College class of 1882. Also included are several of Hale's obituaries.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections

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

Revision Description

  June 2005

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status note

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Conditions Governing Use note

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 1882.
  • Michigan State University.

Personal Name(s)

  • Squires, Clara Taylor

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Collection Inventory


Photo Album 1882-1931 

Scrapbook #121