Clarke Historical Library
Central Michigan University
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Clarence B. Beardslee Family papers
Beardslee, Clarence B.
1884-1951, and undated
.5 cubic foot (in 1 box)
Family papers include correspondence, account books, autograph albums, records of Dean Creek Threshing Company, state tax land deeds, and miscellaneous.
Language: The material is in English
Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University
250 East Preston Street
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
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Clarence B. Beardslee Family papers are open for research.
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Clarence B. Beardslee Family papers, Folder # , Box #, Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University
Arrangement is alphabetical, and then chronological.
Clarence B. Beardslee was a farmer in Sheridan, Michigan. He married Lucy Luscombe of Greenville, Michigan, after 1896. In 1921, Clarence served as the secretary-treasurer for the Dean Creek Threshing Company of Sheridan. (This information is from the collection.)
Collection Scope and Content Note
The collection includes the correspondence between Clarence and Lucy before they married, 1890-1896, and later correspondence with friends and relatives. Also included are Autograph Albums, Clarence’s Account Books, and records of the Dean Creek Threshing Company. The deeds in the collection do not name a Beardslee as a seller or owner. Miscellaneous materials include a program for a Detroit Provisional Imperial Klanvocational, June 30-July 9, 1923, with handwritten notes on speakers and officers, and the words to a Klan song based on the melody of “Michigan, My Michigan,” on the inside back cover.
- Beardslee, Clarence B.
- Beardslee, Lucy Luscombe.
- Ku Klux Klan (1915-)--Michigan.
- Dean Creek Threshing Company (Sheridan, Mich.)
- Farmers--Michigan--Montcalm County.
- Greenville (Mich.)--History.
- Greenville (Mich.)--Genealogy.
- Sheridan (Mich.)--History.
- Sheridan (Mich.)--Genealogy.
- Montcalm County (Mich.)--History.
- Montcalm County (Mich.)--Genealogy.
| Container / Location
Clarence B. Beardslee Family papers. [series]:
Account Book (1 volume), 1901-1948
Account Books (2 volumes), 1895, undated
Correspondence, 1894-1896, 1906-1907, 1923, undated
Dean Creek Threshing Company (Sheridan, Mich.), Account Book, 1921-1951; Meeting Minutes, 1921, 1921-1951; 1921
Hager, Austin E., Autograph Album, 1884-1893
Luscombe, Lucy, Autograph Album, 1888-1893
Miscellaneous, 1906, 1923
State Tax Land Deeds, 1877, 1883