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Ionia County

Basic Information

County Seat: Ionia

Origin of Name: A province in Greece

Set Off: 1831

Organized: 1837

Population in 1990: 57,024

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.

Augustine, Robertson M. Indians, Saw Mills, and Danes: The Early History of the Flat River Area of Michigan. [Greenville, MI: R.M. Augustine, 1971].

The Banner. June 14, 1973-June 12, 1974. (Belding).

Belding Banner. March 18, 1897-December 31, 1919.

Belding Banner News. May 2, 1895-March 11, 1897; January 7, 1920-December 27, 1928; January 2, 1930-May 31, 1973.

Belding Bird's Eye View. Map, 1880.

Belding Brothers & Co. Silk Culture, and Manufacturing Shown Progressively. Grand Rapids, MI: Seymour & Muir, 1920.

Belding Home News. June 19, 1879-May 4, 1882.

Belding News. February 2, 1900-December 26, 1917.

Bishop, Charlotte. A History of Lake Odessa and the Immediate Vicinity. [n.p., 1940].

Branch, Elam E. History of Ionia County, Michigan: Her People, Industries and Institutions. Indianapolis, IN: B.F. Bowen & Co., 1916. 2 Volumes.

Broken Ties, the Scrapbooks of Bessie Townsend. Owensboro, KY: McDowell Publications, 1981. (Pewamo).

Bush, Frederick A. Belding in Verse. Belding, MI: Star Job Print, 1903.

Centennial of the Village of Pewamo, Michigan. July 25, 1859 to July 24, 1959. Pewamo, MI: Pewamo Centennial Committee, [1959].

City of Ionia, Michigan. Belding, MI: Charles J. Seely, 1907.

Coville, Mary E.H. Belding, Michigan. Belding, MI: Banner Presses, 1900.

Coville, Mary E.H. [Brief History of Belding, Michigan: And Poems]. Belding, MI: Banner Presses, 1900.

Cusack, Helen A. Hubbardston's Yesterday. [Hubbardston, MI: Hubbardston Anniversary Committee, 1968].

Dillenback, Jackson D. History and Directory of Ionia County, Michigan: Containing a History of Each Township. . . a Schedule of Population and Other Valuable Statistics. Grand Rapids, MI: J.D. Dillenback, [1872].

Everett, Franklin. Memorials of the Grand River Valley. Chicago, IL: Chicago Legal News Company, 1878.

Grand Valley Ledger. November 27, 1975-December 9, 1976; July 3, 1979-April 1, 1981; April 25, 1984; January 16, 1985-April 22, 1987. (Saranac).

Hart, Guy W. Papers, 1930,1953.

History and Directory, Village of Saranac, 1941. Saranac, MI: Advertiser Publishing Co., 1941.

Ionia Bird's Eye View. Map, 1868.

Ionia Bird's Eye View. Map, 1879.

Ionia County News. October 2, 1924-July 20, 1950.

Ionia Daily Sentinel. January 2, 1906-April 14, 1923.

Ionia Daily Standard. February 2, 1891-July 29, 1893; January 2, 1894-December 30, 1899; July 2, 1900- December 31, 1910; July 1, 1915-April 21, 1919.

Ionia, Michigan Centennial, 1873-1973. [Ionia, MI: 1973].

Ionia Sentinel-Standard. April 17, 1923-December 31, 1938; January 2, 1940-December 31, 1955.

Ionia Standard. March 13, 1873-January 28, 1898; January 1, 1904-December 27, 1918.

Ionia Weekly Sentinel. January 4-December 27, 1906.

Lake Odessa Times. June 10, 1903-December 24, 1908.

Lake Odessa Wave. July 26, 1889-December 25, 1908; September 9, 1943-December 29, 1949.

Lake Odessa Wave-Times. January 7, 1910-September 2, 1943.

Laskowsky, Lynn. Palo, Michigan: What, Why, and When. CMU Term Paper, 1966.

Lyons/Muir, Michigan. [n.p., 1976].

Mason, Mary E. Braids and Britches. [n.p., 1976].

Muir Bird's Eye View. Map, 1881.

Picturesque Portland: One of the Beauty Spots of Michigan. Portland, MI: Review Print, [190-].

Portland Bird's Eye View. Map, 1881.

Portland Centennial 1869-1969. [Portland, MI: Portland Area Centennial, 1969].

Portrait and Biographical Album of Ionia and Montcalm Counties, Michigan. . . Chicago, IL: Chapman Brothers, 1891.

Preston, C.A. History of the Church of Christ, Ionia, 1859-1909. [n.p., 1909].

Saranac Area Centennial, 1869-1969. [Saranac, MI: Borup Printing, 1969].

Schenck, John S. History of Ionia and Montcalm Counties, Michigan. . . Philadelphia, PA: D.W. Ensign & Co., 1881.

The Settlement of Ionia, Michigan. [Souix Falls, SD: Sessions-Mannix Printing Co., 1914].

Souvenir, City of Belding, Michigan. Grand Rapids, MI: Seymour & Muir, [190-].

Souvenir, City of Ionia, Michigan, 1907. Belding, MI: C.J. Seely, 1907.

Stannard, Abiel S. Early History of South Boston. [n.p., 1938].

Wilson, Wanda. Village of Palo. CMU Term Paper, 1970.‚Äč