Clarke Historical Library
Central Michigan University

Finding aid for
Orrin R. Lathrop Civilian Conservation Corps Papers

Finding aid created by
Marian Matyn

Summary Information
Title: Orrin R. Lathrop Civilian Conservation Corps Papers,
Creator: Lathrop, Orrin R.
Inclusive dates: 1934, 1952, and undated
Extent: .25 cubic feet (in 1 box)
The papers consists of correspondence, photographs, publications, notes, and miscellaneous relating to Lathrop's experience with CCC camps in 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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

No Acc#

Access Restrictions:

Orrin R. Lathrop Civilian Conservation Corps Papers are open for research.


Copyright is unknown.

Preferred Citation:

Orrin R. Lathrop Civilian Conservation Corps Papers, Folder # , Box #, Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University


Arrangement is alphabetical and chronological.



O.R. Lathrop earned a B.S. in August 1933. He lived in Bellaire, Michigan, and was married with at least one son. He taught classes in Bellaire. During the Depression, he served as the Educational Advisor for several Michigan Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC).

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection includes materials relating to Lathrop’s experience with the CCC camps, particularly at Hoxeyville, Wellston, Camp Axin, Cadillac, Camp Sable River, Peacock, Camp Luzerne, Luzerne, Camp Hartwick Pines, Grayling, Camp Wolverine, Clarion, Camp Eldorado, Roscommon, Camp Vanderbilt, Vanderbilt, Camp Sturgeon River, Foster City, Camp Black Lake, Rogers City, and at Camp Custer, Michigan.

Subject Terms

    • Lathrop, Orrin R.
    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)--History.
    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)--History--Michigan.
    • Bellaire (Mich.)--History.
    Contents List
       Container / Location    Title
    Orrin R. Lathrop Civilian Conservation Corps Papers. [series]:
    Box   1 F   1
    Camp Custer CCC Assignments, 1936
    Box   1 F   2
    Camp Vanderbilt Christmas Program, 1937; Newspaper Clipping, undated, 1937; undated
    Box   1 F   3
    Correspondence, 1934-1939
    Box   1 F   4
    Correspondence, 1940-1941, 1952, undated
    Box   1 F   5
    Lathrop, O. R., Appointment Papers, 1936-1941
    Box   1 F   6
    Lathrop, O. R., Certificate, 1936
    Box   1 F   7
    Lathrop, O.R., Termination Letter, 1936
    Box   1 F   8
    Manuscript Drafts, undated
    Box   1 F   9
    Michigan Junior Conservation Camp, 1941
    Box   1 F   10
    Photographs Band at Hoxeyville CCC Camp, 1930s
    Box   1 F   11
    [CCC] Publications, Articles, and Badge, 1939-1940, undated
    Box   1 F   12
    Study by O. R. Lathrop entitled, " Determine Effectiveness of Program", 1940