Clarke Historical Library
Central Michigan University

Finding aid for
Glen D. Oren Glass-plate negatives

Finding aid created by
Marian Matyn

Summary Information
Title: Glen D. Oren Glass-plate negatives,
Creator: Oren, Glen D.
Inclusive dates: 1909, and undated
Extent: .5 cubic feet (in 1 box)
Glass-plate negatives (74) include views of Beulah and Elsie, Michigan, undated, and Ohio in 1909.

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:

Glen D. Oren Glass-plate negatives collection is open for research.


Copyright is unknown.

Preferred Citation:

Glen D. Oren Glass-plate negatives, 1909, and undated, Folder # , Box #, Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University


Arrangement is alphabetical.



Glen D. Oren (b. 1893) is listed in the federal census for Michigan in 1910 living with his parents, John D., a hardware merchant, born in Ohio, and his mother, Esther, living in Duplain, Clinton County, Michigan. Both Esther and Oren were born in Michigan. In the 1920 census Glen Oren, age 27, merchant, married to Ruth Oren, age 24, is listed as living in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The 1930 census lists Glen Oren, age 37, a merchant of a dry goods store, is listed as being married to Ruth B., age 35, living in Shepherd, Isabella County, Michigan, with children: Winona E., age nine, Mila L., age six, and Newell L. age one-and-a-half. Glen and Ruth were married when they were age 26 and 24, respectively. Additional information about Glen D. Oren is unknown. (This information is from viewed on February 12, 2009.)

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of 74, mostly undated, glass-plate negatives, all measuring 4 inches x 5 inches. The collection is organized alphabetically by topic. Some of the views are of Beulah and Elsie, Michigan, undated, while others are of Ohio in 1909. The other topics in the collection include animals, buildings, carriages, the Corrigan family, families, field views, groups of people, machinery, river views, and women. The collection is in good physical condition.

Subject Terms

    • Oren, Glen D.
    • Family--United States.
    • Women--United States.
    • Beulah (Mich.)--History.
    • Elsie (Mich.)--History.
    • Ohio--History.
    Contents List
       Container / Location    Title
    Glen D. Oren Glass-plate negatives [series]:
    Box   1 F   1
    Animals (7), undated
    Box   1 F   2
    Beulah (6), undated
    Box   1 F   3
    Buildings (4), undated
    Box   1 F   4
    Carriages (3), undated
    Box   1 F   5
    Corrigan Family (7), undated
    Box   1 F   6
    Elsie Village (11), undated
    Box   1 F   7
    Families (5), undated
    Box   1 F   8
    Field Views (2), undated
    Box   1 F   9
    Groups of People (5), undated
    Box   1 F   10
    Machinery (1), undated
    Box   1 F   11
    Ohio (9), 1909
    Box   1 F   12
    River Views (6), undated
    Box   1 F   13
    Women (8), undated