Clarke Historical Library
Central Michigan University

Finding aid for
Margaret Drake Elliot Papers

Finding aid created by
KYle Garver, Marian Matyn

Summary Information
Title: Margaret Drake Elliot Papers
Creator: Elliott, Margaret Drake.
Inclusive dates: 1850-1988, and Undated
Extent: 1 cubic foot (in 1 box)
Genealogies, photographs, publication, notes, correspondence, lists. and historical information of Margaret Drake Elliot.

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:

Acc# 3080

Access Restrictions:

Margaret Drake Elliot Papers are open for research.


Copyright is unknown.

Preferred Citation:

Margaret Drake Elliot Papers, Folder # , Box #, Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University


Arrangement is mostly alphabetical then chronological.



Elliott is the author of Island Story: the History of Michigan's St. Martin Island, a copy of which is in the Clarke. She lived in Garden, Michigan. The collection is organized alphabetically, and includes publications, family genealogies, maps, and other materials she gathered and her notes and drafts of the book.

Collection Scope and Content Note

Includes publications, family genealogies, maps, and other materials she gathered and her notes and drafts of the book.

Subject Terms

    • Elliott, Margaret Drake.
    • Michigan authors.
    • St. Martin Island (Mich.)--History.
    • Delta County (Mich.)--History.
    Contents List
       Container / Location    Title
    Margaret Drake Elliot Papers. [series]:
    Box   1 F   1
    Coffee / Coffey Genealogy, 1978-1979
    Box   1 F   2
    Coffey Family History, Notes and Correspondence, 1976-1977, undated
    Box   1 F   3
    Coffey Family History, 1967-1978
    Box   1 F   4
    Correspondence, General, 1971-1977
    Box   1 F   5
    Correspondence re: History of St. Martin Island, 1971, undated
    Box   1 F   6
    Door County Correspondence, 1969-1980
    Box   1 F   7
    Drisco Family (typed), undated
    Box   1 F   8
    Drisko-Eddy Correspondence, 1976
    Box   1 F   9
    An Early Day Journey to the Holy Land, by Cornelia Jensen, undated
    Box   1 F   10
    Eddy, Mr. and Mrs., Obituaries, 1850 census of Addison, Maine, undated, 1850, undated
    Box   1 F   11
    Genealogy of Pardon Worden, Jr., his wife, Lucretia Whitney (typed, copies), 1987
    Box   1 F   12
    Island Story Notebook (typed draft), undated
    Box   1 F   13
    Island Story (typed, rough draft), undated
    Box   1 F   14
    Island Story (typed), circa 1980
    Box   1 F   15
    Island Story (handwritten notes), undated
    Box   1 F   16
    Jaffa Crusade story (typed book), undated
    Box   1 F   17
    Journey to Jaffa by Clarence Day (typed book), 
    Box   1 F   18
    Lake Survey Materials, 1972
    Box   1 F   19
    Library of Michigan, Correspondence, 1971-1975
    Box   1 F   20
    Lighthouse Materials (Correspondence, Newspaper Clippings), 1970-1980
    Box   1 F   21
    Lighthouse St. Martin Island, undated
    Box   1 F   22
    Listing of Crew and Passengers of the Nellie Chapin, August 1866,1978
    Box   1 F   23
    Maps, Upper Peninsula, St. Martin Island, undated
    Box   1 F   24
    Maps and Miscellaneous about St. Martin Island, 1972-1974
    Box   1 F   25
    Moosage and Manaveling [correct spelling], by A. Allorton, 1950
    Box   1 F   26
    A New England Crusade, New England Magazines, (copies), 1907
    Box   1 F   27
    Persons who lived on St. Martin between 1848-late 1800s (typed), undated
    Box   1 F   28
    Photographs, undated
    Box   1 F   29
    "The Prehistory of the Burnt Bluff Area," Anthropological Papers, No. 34, 1968 1968
    Box   1 F   30
    Publisher - Avery Color Studios, 1978