Harold J. Horan Collection

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator -
Horan, Harold J.
Harold J. Horan collection
circa 1916
0.25 Cubic feet

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

Harold Horan, from Lansing, graduated from Michigan State University in 1916 with a degree in engineering. In 1915, Horan was a second Lieutenant of the First Battalion, Company C. Other extracurricular activities included the Engineering Society and the Olympic Society.

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Scope and Contents note

Horan's collection consists of postcards and photographs. His postcard collection contains both baseball and football players, scenes, and buildings of Michigan State University. Of note, are the postcards of the fraternity and society houses and two postcards that depict the burning Engineering Building. Horan's photographs consist of interior and exterior shots of the Olympic House as well as one photograph of five uniformed soldiers.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections December 2005

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

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status note

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.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Michigan State University. Class of 1916.
  • Michigan State University. -- Form subdivision--photograph.; General subdivision--Buildings;
  • People's Church (East Lansing, Mich). -- Form subdivision--photograph.;

Personal Name(s)

  • Brown, Arthur -- Form subdivision--photograph.;
  • Coryell, Sherman -- Form subdivision--photograph.;
  • DePrato, Neno Joseph -- Form subdivision--photograph.;
  • Fick, Hilmar -- Form subdivision--photograph.;
  • Frimodig, Lyman L. -- Form subdivision--photograph.;
  • Fuller, Merrill -- Form subdivision--photograph.;
  • Henning, Ralph -- Form subdivision--photograph.;
  • LaFreniere, Bob
  • Miller, Hiram -- Form subdivision--photograph.;
  • Miller, W. Blake -- Form subdivision--photograph.;
  • Smith, Gideon E. -- Form subdivision--photograph.;
  • Thomas, Walter -- Form subdivision--photograph.;
  • Williams, Dean -- Form subdivision--photograph.;

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Collection Inventory



Baseball. Players. 

Brown, A. L. 

Fick, H.A. 

Frimodig, L. L. 

Fuller, M.S. 

Thomas, W. P. 

Williams, D. E. 

Team Portrait 


Buildings. East Lansing 

People's Church 

Buildings. Michigan State University 

College Hall 

Dairy Science 

Engineering Building 

Engineering Building burning 

Engineering Building and Shops burning 

Entomology Building 


Weather Bureau 

Wells Hall 

Buildings. Societies and Fraternities 

Columbian House 

Herperian House 

Olympic House 

Phi Delta House 


Football. Action 

M.A.C. vs. Michigan 

Oregon vs. M.A.C. 

Football. Players 


Coryell, S. H. 

DePrato, N. J. 

Fick, H. A. 

Henning, R. 

Miller, B. W. 

Miller, H. H. 

Smith, G. E. 

Scenes. Michigan State University 

Aerial View of Agricultural Building and Farm Buildings 

Aerial View of Campus and East Lansing 

Athletic Park Bridge 

M.A.C. Marching Band at Michigan 

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Five Soldiers 

Olympic House (interiors and exteriors, students) 

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