Marietta Denison Collection

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator - Donor
Denison, Marietta
Marietta Denison collection
Date [inclusive]
1.0 Cubic feet , 60 photographs, 32 postcards

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing, Michigan".

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Biographical Note

Marietta Denison was born July 19, 1924 to Harry S. and Lucia Denison. The 1930 census shows her living in L'Anse, Baraga County, Michigan and the 1940 census in Charlotte, Eaton County, Michigan. Lansing Directories for 1948, 1959 and 1960 list hear as a librarian in Okemos.

She died April 23, 1910 in Big Rapids, Michigan.

[Source: Census, Lansing Directories and U.S., Social Security Death Index]

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Scope and Contents note

The Marietta Denison collection consists of photographs and postcards primarily of Michigan cities, towns, schools, and notable points of interest.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections February 2010

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Immediate Source of Acquisiton

Photographs and postcards were transferred by Marietta Dain Denison to the Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections.

Accession: HC 00160 Date: 1972-02-02

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials

See collection c.00517, Lucia Dension Collection. Marietta Denison is the daughter of Lucia.

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Controlled Access Headings


  • Photographs
  • Postcards

Geographic Name(s)

  • Almont (Mich.)
  • Battle Creek (Mich.)
  • Bellevue (Mich.)
  • Brown City (Mich.)
  • Dryden (Mich.)
  • Eagle Harbor (Mich.)
  • Elk Rapids (Mich.)
  • Harbor Beach (Mich.)
  • L'Anse (Mich.)
  • Ludington (Mich.)
  • Mackinac Island (Mich.)
  • Manistee (Mich.)
  • Traverse City (Mich.)
  • Williamston (Mich.)
  • Yale (Mich.)

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Collection Inventory




Michigan. Mackinac Island. (4) 

Michigan. Ontonagon County. (2) 

Michigan. Pequaming. (15) 

Michigan State University. Buildings. Intramural-Recreative Sports-Circle. 

People. Denison, Harry S. 

People. Williams, G. Mennen, and Harry S. Denison. (2) 

Railroads. Accidents. 

Scenes. Unidentified. (4) 

Schools. (12) 

Ships. Steamships. “Huron” 


Buildings. (2) 

Michigan. Battle Creek. Battle Creek Sanitarium. (2) 

Michigan. Crystal Falls. Manual Training Building. 

Michigan. Hancock. School. 

Michigan. L’Anse. (10) 



Illinois. Chicago. Ogden Park. 

Michigan. Almont. (2) 

Michigan. Battle Creek. (2) 

Michigan. Bellevue. (3) 

Michigan. Brown City. (8) 

Michigan. Dryden. (2) 

Michigan. Eagle Harbor. Lighthouse. 

Michigan. Elk Rapids. 

Michigan. Harbor Beach. 

Michigan. L’Anse. (3) 

Michigan. Ludington. Hamlin Lake Dam. 

Michigan. Manistee. Post Office. 

Michigan. Traverse City. 

Michigan. Williamston. 

Michigan. Yale. (2) 

Michigan, University of. 3rd Army Stores Class. 

Nebraska. South Omaha. Union Stock Yards.