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Genessee County

Basic Information

County Seat: Flint

Origin of Name: Genesee County, New York

Set Off: 1835

Organized: 1836

Population in 1990: 430,459

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.

An Account of Flint and Genesee County from Their Organization [microform]. [Dayton, OH:] National Historical Association, [1924].

Art Work of Genesee and Shiawassee Counties. . . Chicago, IL: Parish Publishing Co., 1894.

Bangs, E.L. The Early Social Life of Flint. . . Flint, MI: Genesee County Historical and Museum Society, 1969.

Batten, Thelma F. Flint and Michigan: A Study in Interdependence. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan, 1955.

Biographical History of Genesee County, Michigan. Indianapolis, IN: B.F. Bowen & Co., [1908].

The Book of the Golden Jubilee of Flint, Michigan, 1855-1905. Executive Committee of the Golden Jubilee and Old Homecoming Reunion, [1905].

Brainerd, Alvah. A Pioneer History of the Township of Grand Blanc, Genesee County, Michigan. Flint, MI: Globe Power Presses, 1878.

Branch, Charles A. Recollections of a Michigan Boyhood. Flint, MI: Published by the University of Michigan-Flint Archives in Cooperation with the Genesee County Historical Society, 1983.

Braun, Philip J. Joe Ryder. Flint, MI: Big Brother/Big Sister of Greater Flint, Inc., 1985.

Brayton, Mrs. J.P. Early Days in Grand Haven. Paper prepared for the Women's Club of Grand Haven. Grand Haven, MI: Franklin Press, 1907.

Civic Park Home Preservation Manual. [Flint, MI: City of Flint, 1981].

Clio Area Centennial, 1873-1973. [Clio, MI: Centennial Book Committee, 1973].

Clio Illustrated: Souvenir Edition of the Clio Star. Clio, MI: T.W. Smithson, 1903.

Cook, Joyce Slocum. The Past-Interesting, the Present-Intriguing, the Future-Bright: Flint Institute of Arts, 1928-1963. [Flint, MI: Institute of Arts, 1963].

Cranston, Claude. Illustrated History of Linden. Linden Leader, 1959.

Crow, Carl. The City of Flint Grows Up. The Success Story of an American Community. NY: Harper, 1945.

Dandaneau, Steven P. A Town Abandoned: Flint, Michigan Confronts Deindustrialization. Harford, PA: State University of New York Press, 1996.

Davison History Committee. Davison, Then and Now. Davison, MI: 1976.

Doying, Howard. Flint: Illustrated Historical Sketch and Description of the City from its Early Settlement to the Present Day. Detroit, MI: Doying, 1910.

Edsforth, Ronald. Class Conflict and Cultural Consensus: The Making of a Mass Consumer Society in Flint, Michigan. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1987.

Elie, Myrtle R. Trees, Trials and Triumphs of Mundy Township, Genesee County, Michigan, 1834-1904. Swartz Creek, MI: Broadblade Press, 1983.

Ellis, Franklin. History of Genesee Co., Michigan. With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of its Prominent Men and Pioneers. Philadelphia, PA: Everts & Abbott, 1879.

Fenton Bird's Eye View. Map, 1880.

Firey, Walter I. Social Aspects to Land Use Planning in the Country-City Fringe: The Case of Flint, Michigan. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State College, 1946.

Flint Area Newspapers. Genesee County Sesquicentennial, 1836-1986. Flint, MI: Flint Area Newspapers, [1986].

Flint Bird's Eye View. Map, 1867.

Flint Bird's Eye View. Map, 1880.

Flint, Michigan Chamber of Commerce. Flint the Vehicle City. Flint, MI: Flint Chamber of Commerce, [1941].

Flushing Observer. June 15, 1882-June 3, 1920; June 9, 1921-June 4, 1936.

Flushing Sesquicentennial History. Flushing, MI: Flushing Area Historical Society, 1985.

Form, William H. Rescue Behavior in the Flint-Beecher Tornado. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University, 1956.

Fuller, Burns. Burns Fuller Remembers: Fenton-My Home Town. Fenton, MI: Independent Printing Co., 1966.

Gaines Area Centennial, 1875-1975. [Fenton, MI:] Gaines Area Centennial Book Committee, 1975.

Going up the Swartz: History of Swartz Creek Area, 1836-1976. [Swartz Creek, MI: Swartz Creek Bicentennial Commission, 1976].

Grand Haven Centennial Association. Grand Haven Centennial, 1834-1934: One Hundredth Anniversary of the Settlement of Grand Haven, Spring Lake, Ferrysburg. Grand Haven, MI: Grand Haven Centennial Association, 1934.

Gustin, Lawrence. The Flint Journal Centennial Picture History of Flint. Grand Rapids, MI: W.B. Eerdmans, 1976.

Hauben, Ronda. Tough Cookies: Pioneers of the Flint Labor Press. Flint, MI: [Spirit of '37 Press, 1986].

History of Atlas Township. Goodrich Women's Club, 1976.

A History of Grand Haven. [n.p., n.d.].

The History of UAW Local 659: We Make Our Own History. n.p., 1993.

In Memoriam, Charles Stewart Mott, 1875-1973. [n.p., 1974].

Lawrence, Mrs. C.A. A Century of Service; The History of Court Street Methodist Episcopal Church. . .Flint, Michigan. [Flint, MI: Court Street Methodist Episcopal Church Centennial Committee], 1936.

Lethbridge, Alice. Halfway to Yesterday. Flint, MI: Genesee County Historical and Museum Society, [1975]. (Flint).

Lethbridge, Alice. Through the Years in Genesee: An Illustrated History. Northridge, CA: Windsor Publications, 1985. (Flint).

Lethbridge, Alice. Well Do I Remember. Flint, MI: Berwyn-London, 1976. (Flint).

Lillie, Leo C. Historic Grand Haven and Ottawa County. Grand Haven, MI: 1931.

Lippincott, Charles A. The Book of the Golden Jubilee of Flint, Michigan, 1855-1905. [n.p., n.d.].

Love, Edmund G. The Situation in Flushing. NY: Harper & Row, 1965.

McCracken, Ingrid. The Beginning of Grand Haven, Michigan: Founded 1834. Grand Haven, MI: Grand Haven Public Schools, 1976.

Methodist Episcopal Church, Fenton, Michigan. In Commemoration of the Dedication of the Church October 23, 1938. [n.p., 1938].

Mitchell, Edna H. Oh! For the Life of a Country Girl: An Autobiography 1900-1984. Swartz Creek, MI: Broadblade Press, 1985. (Genesee).

Mt. Morris, Michigan, 1867-1967. Souvenir Historical Program. [n.p., 1967].

Neely, Helen Howell. Footsteps Thru the Great White Country: 150 Years with Grand Blanc Township and Two of its Churches. Grand Blanc, MI: Grand Blanc Heritage Association, 1982.

Nosow, Sigmund. Final Report on the Flint-Beecher Tornado. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State College, 1954.

One Hundred Fiftieth Anniversary of Fenton, Michigan, 1834-1984. Souvenir Program. [n.p., 1984].

Perkins, Stan. Genesee County Fair: A Historical Account. Swartz Creek, MI: Broadblade Press, 1986.

Perkins, Stan. We're from Duffield. Swartz Creek, MI: Broadblade Press, 1982.

Picture History of Flint: The Flint Journal Centennial, 1876-1976. [Grand Rapids, MI:] Eerdmans, 1976.

Portrait and Biographical Record of Genesee, Lapeer, and Tuscola Counties, Michigan, Containing Biographical Sketches. . . Chicago, IL: Chapman Bros., 1892.

Pound, Arthur. Building on Faith in Flint. Flint, MI: Union Industrial Trust and Savings Bank, 1930.

Powell, Richard G. Genesee, 1834-1976. Genesee, MI: Genesee Bicentennial Committee, 1976.

Reed, Eben. Railroad Nostalgia and Related Historical Facts of the Clio Area. Clio, MI: Clio City Commission, 1981.

Sanders, Rhonda. Bronze Pillars: An Oral History of African-Americans in Flint. Flint, MI: Flint Journal, 1995.

Seibold. David H. Coast Guard City, U.S.A.: A History of the Port of Grand Haven. Ann Arbor, MI: Historical Society of Michigan, 1990.

Sheffer, Ronald A. Beecher Tornado and its Aftermath, June 8, 1953. CMU Term Paper, 1972. (Flint).

Silbar, Ruth A. A Time to Remember: An Episodic History of Fenton, Michigan. Fenton, MI: Independent Printing Co., [1976].

Souvenir Program. Fenton Centennial and Homecoming, July 1-2-3-4, 1934. [Flint, MI: Smith Printing Co., 1934].

Souvenir Program 125th Anniversary and Homecoming of Fenton, Michigan, July 3-4-5, 1959. [n.p., 1959].

Tyrone Revisited, 1834-1976: A Bicentennial Salute. Tyrone Historical Society, [1976].

Van Horn, Frederick. Our District School: A History of Fletcher School, District No. 3, Gaines Township, Genesee County, Michigan. Flint, MI: 1974.

Vanitvelt, Robert. Early History of Goodrich, Michigan, 1836-1850. CMU Term Paper, 1970.

Village of Otisville, Michigan: Centennial 1877-1977. [Otisville, MI: Otisville Jaycees, 1977].

Warner, Jos. Bird's Eye View of Fenton, Genesee County, Mich. 1880. Madison, WI: J.J. Stoner, [1880]. Map.

Wicklund, Richard H. Rural Fractional School District No. 2-1833-1955. CMU Term Paper, 1972. (Flint).

Wolverine Citizen. January 2, 1858-February 22, 1873; February 27, 1875-February 17, 1877. (Flint).

Wood, Edwin O. History of Genesee Co., Michigan, Her People, Industries and Institutions. Indianapolis, IN: Federal Publishing Co., 1916. 2 Volumes.

The Work We Live By. Flint, MI: Flint Board of Education. Have: V.1-17 (1954-1961); V.19-20 (1963); Rev. Ed.: V.4 (1962); V.9 (1962); V.10-12 (1964); V.13 (1967); V.18 (1967). (Flint).

Young, Clarence H. Big-Crossing Place, Flint-General Motors, 1958. [n.p., 1958].

Young, Clarence H. Citizens Century, 1871-1971. [Flint, MI:] Citizens Commercial & Savings Bank, [1971].

Young, Clarence H. Foundation for Living; The Story of Charles Stewart Mott and Flint. NY: McGraw- Hill, 1963‚Äč