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Clare County

Basic Information

County Seat: Harrison

Origin of Name: County Clare, Ireland

Set Off: 1840 as Kaykekee County. Renamed Clare in 1843

Organized: 1871

Population in 1990: 24,952

Material Available

For many counties the number of items listed is quite long. Navigational buttons are located only at the end of the list. This list of material represents the library's holdings as of July 1997. Be sure to check with us for any additional items we may now have either by contacting the library or by pressing the " Centra-Libraries Catalog" link to the left.

Asher, Richard C. Lake that Came Back: A History of Lake Shamrock in Clare, Michigan. CMU Term Paper, 1972.

Clare Area Centennial Committee. The First Hundred Years: An Introduction to the History of the Clare Area: 1879-1979. [n.p., 1979].

Clare Bird's Eye View. Map, 1884.

Clare County Cleaver. January 3, 1930-December 28, 1934; January 3-December 24, 1936; January 6-December 29, 1938; January 4-December 26, 1940; October 19, 1972-December 24, 1980; January 5-December 28, 1989; January 10, 1991- December 31, 1992.

Clare County Press. June 7, 1878-May 13, 1887; May 25, 1878-April 29, 1887.

Clare County Review. January 7, 1985-November 28, 1988; December 24, 1990-December 25, 1994.

Clare Courier. June 28, 1895-December 13, 1896; January 9-December 25, 1903; January 4-December 27, 1907; October 9, 1908-February 23, 1923.

Clare Democrat and Press. February 7, 1890-April 1, 1892; January 3-May 10, 1890; May 30, 1890-July 29, 1892.

Clare in the Year 2079. Clare, MI: 1979.

Clare Sentinel. December 2, 1892-November 7, 1995.

Evans, E.B. Historical Notes and Letters, 1871-73. (Brief sketch of the village of Farwell, MI in Clare County and copies of letters by Evans to his parents, 1871-73). [n.p., n.d.].

Farwell Area Centennial 1870-1970. [Farwell, MI: Farwell Area Centennial Book Committee, 1970].

Farwell News. January 1, 1953-December 30, 1971.

Farwell Sun. October 19, 1912 (?)-October 26, 1916 (scattered).

Gunnerson, Nancy. A General History of Clare Osteopathic Hospital with Capsule Profiles of Significant Persons Who Served as Antecessors to its Formation. CMU Term Paper, 1973.

Hammerberg, Kuno. Kuno: One of the Last of the General Practitioners. Hicksville, NY: Exposition Press, 1979. (Clare).

Holbrook, Nettie A. History of the First One Hundred Years of the Clare United Methodist Church. Clare, MI: Clare Sentinel, 1971.

Hubbell, Thelma M. Diamond Jubilee, Harrison, Michigan: Where the North Begins. Souvenir Book. [Harrison, MI: Clare County Cleaver, 1966].

Johnson, Virginia. First One Hundred Years of Farwell, Michigan. CMU Term Paper, 1970.

Littlefield, Josiah. Josiah Littlefield, Lumberman-Conservationist. An Autobiography. [Ann Arbor, MI: University Microfilms, 1972].

Lux, Mildred. Social Survey of Clare County. CMU Term Paper, 1944.

Meek, Forrest B. Michigan's Heartland, 1900-1918. Clare, MI: Edgewood Press, 1979.

Meek, Forrest B. Michigan's Timber Battleground: A History of Clare County, 1674-1900. [Clare, MI: in conjunction with the Clare County Bicentennial Committee, 1976].

The News and Review. January 6, 1972-December 31, 1984. (Farwell).

Review. December 5, 1988-December 17, 1990. (Farwell).

Sager, Emma Jennings. History of Clare County and Clare. n.p., 1926.

Sellers. T.M. Spikehorn: The Life Story of John E. Meyer. Harrison, MI: Spikehorn Creek Camp, 1994.

Sharp, Dale. At Ease with Col. Sharp. [Harrison, MI:] 1982.

Smith, Allen. Calkins House and the Doherty Hotel. CMU Term Paper, 1971. (Clare).

Timber and Rail Dominion of Old Harrison Michigan: Centennial 1891-1991. [Harrison, MI: 1991].

Wilson, Pat. Roughest Little Town in the Country. CMU Term Paper, n.d. (Meredith).‚Äč