John B. Ranger Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator -
Ranger, John B.
John B. Ranger papers
Date [inclusive]
0.1 Cubic feet , 1 Volume

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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John B. "Spike" Ranger, of Butternut, Michigan, earned his B.S. degree in agriculture from Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) in 1921. While at M.A.C., Ranger was a member of the Officer's Club, the Scabbard and Blade (a military science honorary), and the Eunomian Literary Society (Sigma Nu Fraternity). Ranger was a Lieutenant Colonel in the M.A.C. Reserve Officer's Training Corps, and he participated in Class Basketball (1918-1919, 1921), Class Football (1920), and the Football Reserves (1920). He later became the Superintendent of Schools in Hartford, Michigan.

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Scope and Contents note

The John B. Ranger scrapbook contains tickets, photographs, receipts, news clippings, and programs relating to the J-Hop, various literary society activities, athletic events, and campus life. Items in the scrapbook date from 1917 to 1921.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections July 1980

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

Revision Description

  July 2005

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 Agricultural College. Eunomian Literary Society.
  • Michigan Agricultural College. Officers' Club.
  • Michigan State University. Class of 1921.
  • Scabbard and Blade Fraternity. Michigan State University.
  • Sigma Nu. Epsilon Rho Chapter (Michigan State University).


  • Scrapbooks

Personal Name(s)

  • Elmer, Tricia


  • College campuses -- Michigan -- East Lansing
  • College sports -- Michigan -- East Lansing
  • College students -- Michigan -- East Lansing

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Collection Inventory


Scrapbook #47 - M.A.C. Scrapbook 1917-1921 

Scrapbook #47