Clarke Historical Library
Central Michigan University

Finding aid for
Mount Pleasant Area Historical Society (Michigan)

Finding aid created by
Marian Matyn

Summary Information
Title: Collection,
Creator: Mount Pleasant Area Historical Society (Michigan)
Inclusive dates: 1885, 1989
Extent: 2 cubic feet (in 1 box, 2 Oversized volumes, 1 Oversized folder)
Abstract:
The collection documents some of the history, people, businesses, and events of Mount Pleasant, Michigan.

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
Email: clarke@cmich.edu
Website: http://clarke.cmich.edu


Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Acc#71794

Access Restrictions:

Mount Pleasant Area Historical Society (Michigan) collection is open for research.

Copyright:

Copyright is unknown.

Preferred Citation:

Mount Pleasant Area Historical Society (Michigan) collection, Folder # , Box #, Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University


Arrangement

Letter-size and smaller materials are arranged alphabetically and then chronologically. Oversized materials are sorted by format and then by size.


History

Organizational History:

The Society was established in 1995 to provide a public forum for the review and discussion of historical issues, to promote the history and culture of Mount Pleasant and the surrounding region, to preserve and collect local artifacts, and to further develop the resources of the area. (This information is from the Society's website viewed in April 2009.)


Collection Scope and Content Note

This artificial collection documents some of the history, people, and events of Mount Pleasant, Michigan.

Subject Terms

    Subjects:
    • Doughty, Ralph O.
    • Mount Pleasant Area Historical Society (Michigan).
    • High schools--Alumni and alumnae--Michigan--Mount Pleasant.
    • Mount Pleasant (Michigan)--History.
    • Mount Pleasant (Michigan)--Buildings, structures, etc.
    • Mount Pleasant (Michigan)--Centennial celebrations, etc.
    • Isabella County (Michigan)--Officials and employees.
    Contents List
       Container / Location    Title
     
    Mount Pleasant Area Historical Society (Michigan) collection [series]:
    Box   1 F   1
    Doughty, Ralph, Autograph Album, 1885
    Box   1 F   2
    Duel, H. Edward, Materials (Mostly copies), 1891, 1923
    Box   1 F   3
    Going, Ezra, Correspondence to Mildred Weidman, 1908
    Box   1 F   4
    Johnson Motors, Photographs, 1952-1953, and undated
    Box   1 F   5
    Miller, Alice, Correspondence to, from Will Lamb and Charlie, 1901-1902, 1904
    Box   1 F   6
    Mount Pleasant High School Class of 1943, 35th-50th Reunions, Materials, 1978, 1993
    Box   1 F   7
    World War II Ration Books, Wallet, [1941-1945]
    V   1  
    Oversized Volume 1, Energy Fest 87 Photograph Album, 1987
    V   2  
    Kirkey Electric Grand Opening Scrapbook (Very acidic), February 24-25, 1950
    F   1  
    Oversized Folder 1, Photographs, E. Lee Johnson, Portrait, 14"x11" [1948]
    F   1  
    Oversized Folder 1, Photographs, Sales Award to E. Lee Johnson, with Staff, in Folio, 10"x8", 1948
    F   1  
    Oversized Folder 1, Photographs, Johnson Motors, Inc., Staff, in same Folio, 10"x8", 1948
    F   1  
    Oversized Folder 1, Photographs, Saginaw-Bay City Floral Culture Society at Walter W. Caples' [home], Mount Pleasant, Michigan, 7.5"x14", September 4, 1922
    F   1  
    Oversized Folder 1, Photographs, Isabella County Officials and Assistants (Copy), 11"x8.5", 1935
    F   1  
    Oversized Folder 1, Photographs, E. B. Muller Company, Chicory Plant (Copy of an old postcard), 11"x14", Undated
    F   1  
    Oversized Folder 1, Photographs, Mill (Pasted onto board), 12"x18", undated
    F   1  
    Oversized Folder 1, Not Photographs, Isabella-Clare County Dealers Association, Automobile Service is a Bargain, Broadside, undated
    F   1  
    Oversized Folder 1, Not Photographs, House Concurrent Resolution No. 119 Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of Mount Pleasant (2 copies with gold stamp, red and blue ribbon), March 16, 1989
    F   1  
    Oversized Folder 1, Not Photographs, Hartford Fire Insurance Company, Department of Special Service, Bay City, Michigan, Fire Insurance Maps (2), 1”=50’, Tinted, of Columbia Sugar Company, 24”x19”, 24”x21” (Edges are ripped and torn), March 1924
    F   1  
    Oversized Folder 1, Not Photographs, Brasco Manufacturing Company, Harvey, Illinois, Brown line (blue print) of the Downtown Restaurant, owned by E. O. Harris of Mount Pleasant, 22”x34”, May 25, 1940