Clarke Historical Library
Central Michigan University

Finding aid for
Stolie Larsen Collection

Finding aid created by
Marian Matyn

Summary Information
Title: Stolie Larsen Collection,
Creator: Larsen, Stolie.
Inclusive dates: 1957, 2002, and undated
Extent: .25 cubic feet (in 1 box)
Collection include images of Ann Arbor Railroad cars, engines, and Lifeboat No. 2 of the Edmund Fitzgerald, and retirement papers of Larsen.

Call number: MSS.
Language: The material is in English
Repository: Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University
250 East Preston Street
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
Phone: 989-774-3352
Fax: 989-774-2160

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:


Access Restrictions:

Stolie Larsen Collection is open for research.


Copyright has been transferred to Clarke Historical Library.

Preferred Citation:

Stolie Larsen Collection, 1957, 2002, and undated, Folder # , Box #, Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University


Arrangement is alphabetical.


Harold S. "Stolie" Larsen of Frankfort, Michigan, retired from the Ann Arbor Railroad after 25 years in 1985. He died by January 25, 2007. Further biographical information about Larsen in unavailable.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of images from various sources of Ann Arbor railroad cars, engines, and ferries, Lifeboat No. 2 of the Edmund Fitzgerald, damaged, as well as Larsen's retirement and layoff papers.

Subject Terms

    • Ann Arbor Railroad Company--History.
    • Larsen, Stolie.
    • Edmund Fitzgerald (Ship)
    • Railroads--Employees.
    • Ferries--Michigan, Lake.
    Contents List
       Container / Location    Title
    Box   1 F   1
    Ann Arbor Car Ferries, Images (copies from Newspapers, books, Website),  1957, 1992, 2002, and undated [series]:
    Box   1 F   2
    Ann Arbor Car Ferries, Photographs (8),  undated
    Box   1 F   3
    Ann Arbor Railroad, Articles and Images (copies) (8),  1982, 2002, and undated
    Box   1 F   4
    Ann Arbor Railroad, Engines and Cars, Photographs (6), 1974, and undated
    Box   1 F   5
    Edmund Fitzgerald Lifeboat No. 2 Damaged, after November 10, 1975, Photograph (scanned),  [2002?]
    Box   1 F   6
    Papers Related to Larsen's Layoff and Retirement, 1977-1985