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Crawford County

Basic Information

County Seat: Grayling

Origin of Name: Col. William. Crawford, Revolutionary War soldier killed in 1782 while fighting Native Americans in Ohio.

Set Off: 1840 as Shawono County. Renamed Crawford in 1843

Organized: 1879

Population in 1990: 12,260

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.

Bovee, Fay. Land of Shop-nee-gaundse. CMU Term Paper, 1962.

Carlson, Bruce W. A Closer Look at Grayling. CMU Term Paper, 1969.

Carlson, Bruce W. Grayling. Midland, MI: Pendell Publishing Co., 1973.

Cheerful Givers Club. Memories of Lovells, 1889-1990: A Collection of Stories of the Lovells Area. [n.p., 1990].

Crawford Avalanche. May 14, 1879-November 26, 1879; February 24, 1881-April 6, 1893; January 18, 1894-March 31, 1898; April 7, 1899-December 25, 1902; December 15, 1904-December 26, 1940.

Crawford County, MI. "Back to the Farm," Which is in Crawford County in the Heart of Michigan, Today the Land of Opportunity Especially for Agriculture. Grayling, MI: Avalanche Printing, ca 1910-1920.

A Few Facts About Crawford County, Michigan. [n.p. 193?].

Frederic Historical Society. Frederic Michigan Centennial, 1877-1977. . . Frederic, MI: The Society, 1977.

Grayling Area Centennial Committee. The First Hundred Years; An Introduction to the History of the Grayling Area. Mt. Pleasant, MI: Enterprise Printers, 1972.

Miller, Hazen L. The Old Au Sable. Grand Rapids, MI: B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, [1964].

Stephan, Henry. The Au Sable River. Typewritten Essay. [1931]. (Grayling).

Strong, Robert W. Crawford Avalanche-it's First Decade. CMU Term Paper, 1963.‚Äč