Arne G. Kettunen Papers
UA.17.89

Summary Information

Repository
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator
Kettunen, Arne Gerald
Title
Arne Gerald Kettunen papers
ID
UA.17.89
Date [inclusive]
1913-1957
Extent
0.3 Cubic feet , 1 volume
Language
English

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

Arne Gerald “Kett” Kettunen, from Ishpeming, Michigan, received his B.S. in Agriculture from Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) in 1917. He was a member of the Eunomian Society, Alpha Zeta Fraternity, the Farmers’ Club, Varsity Debate, the J-Hop Committee, and Student Council while at M.A.C. From 1917 to 1956, he served in various capacities for the Cooperative Extension Service including Assistant Director, 4-H Club Programs; Assistant Leader, Upper and Lower Peninsula; and State Leader.

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Scope and Contents note

The Arne Kettunen papers include correspondence, printed materials on extension programs and committees, and information on youth activities, as well as correspondence relating to several hunting and fishing trips taken with various members of the Cooperative Extension Service. Of special interest is his work with the Finnish Relief Fund and Finnish Extension Program. His scrapbook contains material relating to his years as a student at Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University). It includes postcards, photographs, class rivalry posters from the Classes of 1916 and 1917, newspaper clippings, letters, report cards, tickets, athletic schedules, and ribbons.

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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
517-355-2330
archives@msu.edu

Revision Description

  May 2006

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)

  • Alpha Zeta Fraternity. Kedzie Chapter (Michigan State University).
  • Finnish Relief Fund.
  • Michigan Agricultural College. Eunomian Literary Society.
  • Michigan Agricultural College. Extension Division.
  • Michigan Agricultural College. Farmers' Club.
  • Michigan Agricultural College. J-Hop Committee.
  • Michigan Agricultural College. Student Council.
  • Michigan Agricultural College. Students.
  • Michigan Agricultural College. Varsity Debate.
  • Michigan State College. Cooperative Extension Service.

Genre(s)

  • Letters (correspondence)
  • Photographs
  • Reports
  • Scrapbooks

Geographic Name(s)

  • Ishpeming (Mich.)

Personal Name(s)

  • Kettunen, A. G., Mrs. , (Ruth)

Subject(s)

  • 4-H clubs -- Michigan
  • College students -- Michigan -- East Lansing
  • Hunting -- Michigan

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Federal Cooperative Extension Program. 1917 

770 1

Correspondence. 

Box Folder

 1919-1925 

770 2

 1922-1946 

770 3

 1948-1954 

770 4

Printed Materials. 

Box Folder

 1922-1938 

770 5

 1949 

770 6

 1950-1956 

770 7

 1918-1923 

770 8
Box Folder

Budget and Finance. 1917-1929 

770 9

Work Conferences. 1922, 1924-1928, 1950 

770 10

Hunting Camp 

Box Folder

 1920-1921 

770 11

 1938-1940 

770 12

 1941-1942 

770 13

 1943-1945 

770 14

 1947 

770 15

 1948 

770 16

 1949 

770 17

 1950-1955 

770 18

General Information 

770 19
Box Folder

Vocational Education. 1910-1918 

770 20

Junior Extension Work Course. 1925 

770 21

Boys’ and Girls’ Club Work – Gardening 

770 22

Junior Extension. 1914-1916 

770 23

Boys’ and Girls’ Club Work- Printed Articles. 1920 

770 24

Boys’ and Girls’ Club Work– Chamber of Commerce Report 1922 

770 25

4-H Committee. 1935-1938 

770 26

Michigan’s 4-H Club Program. 1953 

770 27

International Farm Youth Exchange (I. F. Y. E.) Program. 

Box Folder

 September 1951-May 1952 

770 28

 June 1952 

770 29

 July 1952 

770 30

 August – September 1952 

770 31

General 

770 32-33
Box Folder

Finnish Relief Fund. 

770 34
Box Folder

 1947 

770 34-35

 1947-1957 

770 36

Finnish Extension Work. 

Box Folder

 1955-1956 

770 37

 1956 

770 38

Junior Extension Expense Records. 

Box Folder

Conservation. 1937-1939 

770 39

Club Week. 1937-1940 

770 40

Gaylord Camp. 1937-1940 

770 41
Box Folder

Canadian Fishing Trip. 1937-1939 

770 42-43

U.S.D.A Superior Service Award. 1950 

770 44-45

Achievement Award. 1950 

770 46

Speech by Estes Kefavver. 1954 

770 47

Origin and History of Michigan’s State Song 

770 48

High School Activities. 1913-1918 

770 49

Retirement. 1956 

770 50

Personal Letters 

770 51
Volume

Scrapbook #69: M.A.C. Student Life. 1913-1917 

SB 69
Drawer

Oversize Material 

Oversize Drawer

MSU. Cooperative Extension. 4-H Club. Camps 

MSU. Cooperative Extension. 4-H Clubs. Congress 

Photographs 

Box
Collection Photographs

Cabins 

Cooperative Extension Service. 4-H Club. 

Finland 

People. Kettunen, Arne G. 

People. Kettunen, Arne G. receiving awards 

People. Pesola Family 

Trees. 

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