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Hillsdale County

Basic Information

County Seat: Hillsdale

Origin of Name: The rolling terrain of the area served as the basis for the name of the county

Set Off: 1829

Organized: 1835

Population in 1990: 43,431

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.

Alward, Eva. United Methodist Church, Camden, [Michigan]. [n.p., 1969].

Camden Advance. October 22, 1898-October 18, 1945; October 24, 1946-October 7, 1948; December 1, 1949- December 6, 1951.

Celebrating the One Hundredth Birthday of Litchfield, Michigan, 1834-1934. . . Litchfield, MI: Centennial Committee, 1934.

Davis, Marie. This is North Adams, Michigan. [n.p., 1962].

Hillsdale Area Centennial, 1869-1969. [Hillsdale, MI: Centennial Book Committee, 1969].

Hillsdale Democrat. July, 12, 1901-June 28, 1907.

Hillsdale Leader. September 26, 1884-August 28, 1903; July 17, 1908-December 17, 1909.

Hillsdale Standard. September 8, 1851-October 3, 1865; October 5, 1875-September 23, 1879; January 11, 1898- December 25, 1906.

Hillsdale Whig Standard. June 30, 1846-August 26, 1851.

History of Hillsdale County, Michigan. Philadelphia, PA: Everts & Abbott, 1879.

A History of Reading, Village and Township, 1835-1911. A Souvenir of Reading's First Home Coming, August 23-24, 1911. Reading, MI: Reading Hustler, [1911].

Jonesville Telegraph. March 21, 1850-June 8, 1853.

Moore, Vivian L. Historical Sketch of St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Hillsdale, Michigan 1844-1944. [n.p., 1944].

Moore, Vivian L. History of St. Peter's Episcopal Church Since its Consecration on March 3, 1849. [Hillsdale, MI: 1959].

150 Years in the Hills and Dales: A Bicentennial History of Hillsdale County, Michigan. Hillsdale, MI: Hillsdale County Historical Society, 1976. 2 Volumes.

Portrait and Biographical Album of Hillsdale County, Michigan. . . Chicago, IL: Chapman Brothers, 1888.

Reading Hustler. November 11, 1891-October 21, 1914; January 1, 1916-November 5, 1942; November 11, 1943- January 3, 1957.

Reading Telephone. September 30, 1882-August 11, 1893.

Reynolds, Elon G. Compendium of History and Biography of Hillsdale County. . . Chicago, IL: A.W. Bowen & Co., 1903.

Reynolds, Lorenzo P. City of Hillsdale. [Chicago, IL: N.R. McIntyre, 1905].

Reynolds, Lorenzo P. The City of Hillsdale, Michigan. [Grand Rapids, MI: Etheridge Printing Co.], 1915.

Souvenir of Hillsdale and Vicinity. Hillsdale, MI: Knights of Pythias, 1904.

The Telephone-News. August 17, 1893-April 12, 1899. (Hillsdale).

Towe, El Dean. Sewing Buttons on Squashes: Life in Jonesville as Seen by Mrs. Editor. Winter Park, FL: Burr Oak Publishers, 1989.

Waldron Recorder. January 12, 1894-December 19, 1946.

Willliams, E. Gray, comp. First Land Owners of Hillsdale County, Michigan. Internal Boundary Changes and Township Development. Kalamazoo, MI: [Michigan Heritage], 1968.‚Äč