Charles Philip Close Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator -
Close, Charles Philip
Charles Philip Close 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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Biographical Note

Charles Philip Close, of Three Oaks, Michigan, earned his B.S. in Agriculture from Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) in 1895, and stayed to earn his Master's Degree in 1897. In 1931, he lived in Maryland and was employed as a Senior Extension Horticulturist with the United States Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C. He was previously employed by the Maryland Agricultural College and Experiment Station, Utah State Agricultural College, and the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station.

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Scope and Contents note

The papers of Charles Close consist of a photo album containing sepia-toned photographs of student life at Michigan Agricultural College. The photographs are well identified by Close, and further annotation was added by Madison Kuhn and Wilbur O. Hedrick in 1952.

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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

  June 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


  • Scrapbooks

Personal Name(s)

  • Kuhn, Madison

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Collection Inventory


Scrapbook #62 1891-1895 

Scrapbook #62