Sidney S. Sessions Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator -
Sessions, Sidney S., 1839-1906
Sidney S. Sessions papers
Date [inclusive]
0.1 Cubic feet , 1 folder

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

Sidney S. Sessions was born in 1839 and died in 1906. He was a nephew of Alonzo Sessions, a Michigan Representative who later became lieutenant governor. Sessions was a member of one of the two lyceums on campus, the first student organizations at MAC. He did not earn a degree from MAC.

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Scope and Contents note

Six letters from Sessions to his cousins, Mary Elizabeth and Herbert Lockwood Yates, of Ionia, Michigan. The letters concern campus life at MAC and happenings at home.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections

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

Revision Description

  April 2004

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.

Immediate Source of Acquisiton

Six letters,Willet, R. L., Jr. (Mrs.),500 S. Seventh, Grand Haven, Michigan,Gift,68-05-10,HC 00031,MSU

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Michigan Agricultural College.

Personal Name(s)

  • Sessions, Sidney S., 1839-1906
  • Willett, Donna B.

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

Letters 1859-1860 

F. D. 1