Adorf B. Krentel Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Adorf B. Krentel papers
Date [inclusive]
0.1 Cubic feet

Preferred Citation note

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

Adorf Bernhardt Krentel was born April 11, 1873 in Denmark. His family moved to the United States in 1876. He began attending Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) in 1896 and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in 1899. He was a member of the baseball team and track squad.

In 1900, he was employed as a clerk for Lansing Township, in 1910 as a chemist in Berlin, Ontario and in 1930 working in real estate and building in East Lansing, Michigan.

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Scope and Content

The collection consists of four oversized photographs that include the baseball team, field day team and an unidentified fraternal organization. All are circa 1896.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections November 2011

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

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Conditions Governing Use note

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.
  • Michigan State University. Athletics. Baseball.
  • Michigan State University. Athletics. Track.
  • Michigan State University. Class of 1899.


  • Photographs

Personal Name(s)

  • Blair, Rebecca
  • Krentel, Adorf Bernhardt
  • Krentel, Dorothy


  • Athletics -- Michigan
  • College athletes

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Collection Inventory


Oversize Photographs 

OS 13

Baseball Team (2) 1896 

Field Day Team 1896 

Unidentified Society Group Photograph Undated