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Isabella County

Basic Information

County Seat: Mt. Pleasant

Origin of Name: Queen Isabella of Spain

Set Off: 1831

Organized: 1859

Population in 1990: 54,624

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.

Anderson, Holly Jo. 1913 Oil Exploration in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. CMU Term Paper, 1973.

Beal City Michigan Area Centennial, 1875-1975. Mt. Pleasant, MI: Enterprise Printers, 1975.

Bollman, Don. Run for the Roses: A 50 Year Memoir. Mecosta, MI: Canadian Lakes Pub. Co., 1975.

Brittain, David L. The Year of the Pool; The Shepherd Sugar Bush. [n.p., Brittain, 1972].

Bulger, William T. A Brief History of St. John's Episcopal Church, Mount Pleasant, Michigan. Mt. Pleasant, MI: 1991.

Carey, Joseph P. The Agricultural Geography of the Mt. Pleasant, Michigan Area. M.S. Thesis, University of Chicago, 1932.

Central State Teachers College. Central City: A Survey of Mount Pleasant, Michigan. [Mount Pleasant, MI: The College, 1940].

Changing Patterns in Isabella County Lands and Waters. Mt. Pleasant, MI: Isabella County State Bank, 1962.

City of Mt. Pleasant and Central Michigan University Task Force Report Concerning Civil Disorders. n.p., 1992.

Cole, Lloyd. Brief Histories of the Churches of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. [Mt. Pleasant, MI: 1958].

Coleman Area, 1871-1971; Warren, Geneva, Wise, Denver Townships. Coleman Area Centennial Corporation, 1971.

Courtright, Susanne. Establishment of Saint Philomena Parish Beal City, Michigan. CMU Term Paper, 1973.

Cumming, John. This Place Mount Pleasant. Mount Pleasant, MI: J. Cumming, 1989.

Daily Times-News. June 26, 1950-March 3, 1977. (Mount Pleasant).

Dain, Floyd R. A Silver Spire; History of the First Presbyterian Church of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, 1871-1971. Mt. Pleasant, MI: Enterprise Printers, 1971.

Downhour, Gloria. A Study of Place Names in Isabella County. The Author, 1962.

Downhour, Gloria. Study of Place Names in Isabella County. CMU Term Paper, 1962.

Fancher, Isaac A. Past and Present of Isabella County, Michigan. Indianapolis, IN: B.F. Bowen, 1911.

First Presbyterian Church, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, 1871-1958. [Mt. Pleasant, MI: The Church], 1958.

The First Thirty Years. Reports on the History of Mt. Pleasant High School. [n.p., 1956].

Frick, Janice. Survey of Mt. Pleasant. CMU Term Paper, 1943.

Glimpses of Mt. Pleasant's Past. Written by the girls of the ninth grade, Central Michigan Normal Training School. Mt. Pleasant, MI: n.d.

Guy, Ellen. Central Michigan Community Hospital. CMU Term Paper, 1975.

Hall, Lester B. History of the Weidman United Methodist Church, 1897-1978. [n.p., 1978].

Harbison, Steven D. A School-Police Liaison Program as Developed for the Mt. Pleasant Public Schools. n.p., 1981.

Haven, Eloise A. Strickland: Michigan's Almost Ghost Town. CMU Term Paper, 1969.

Heather, Scott. Bohannon School: A School with a Past and a Future. CMU Term Paper, 1974.

History of the First Presbyterian Church of Rosebush, Michigan 1880-1950. [Marceline, MO: Welsworth Bros., 1950].

Isabella County Enterprise. January 13, 1875-July 29, 1921; January 6, 1922-August 27, 1926.

Isabella County Herald. February 15, 1989-June 18, 1996.

Isabella County, Michigan. Office of Economic Opportunity. Community Profile. [n.p., 1966].

Isabella County, 1982. Shepherd, MI: Shepherd Area Historical Society, 1982.

Isabella County Republican. November 6, 1941-April 23, 1942.

Isabella County Times-News. May 21, 1931-June 24, 1950.

Johnston, Faith. Anchor Post. Mt. Pleasant, MI: Clarke Historical Library, CMU, [1975]. (Rosebush).

Johnston, Faith. Uncle Doctor. Rosebush, MI: 1941. (Rosebush).

Kenn, John. Lumbering in Isabella County. CMU Term Paper, n.d.

Kent, Fred L. History of Sherman Township. [n.p., n.d.].

Know Your Town: A Handbook on the Many Facets of Mt. Pleasant Community Life. Mt. Pleasant, MI: League of Women Voters of the Mt. Pleasant Area, 1971.

Kyser, F. DeWayne. The Cultural Landscape of Rural Isabella County: Variation in Time and Space. Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1968.

Leaton, Michigan. St. Charles Church. Golden Jubilee, 1906-1956, September 3, 1956, Leaton, Michigan. [Bay City, MI: Lambert Printing], 1956.

A Letter from Mount Pleasant, 1883: A Memento of the Thirtieth Anniversary, Clarke Historical Library, 1955-1985. n.p., 1985.

McMacken, David. The Woodin-Gulick Affair. [n.p., 1970].

Mapes, Leonard. Fremont Township: The Social-Economic History of a Rural Community. CMU Term Paper, n.d.

Miessler, Ernst G. Autobiography. . . Missionary Among Chippewa Indians, Gratiot and Isabella Counties, Michigan, 1851-1869. [n.p., n.d.].

Miles, William. Doing Things for Old Mt. Pleasant: History of the Transport Truck Company. CMU Term Paper, 1970.

Miles, William. School Ma'm: The Story of Ellen L. Woodworth. Mt. Pleasant, MI: Tau Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, [1976]. (Mt. Pleasant).

Miller, Horace A., comp. Faces and Places Familiar, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, 1906. Mt. Pleasant, MI: Courier Press, 1906.

Morning Sun. March 5, 1977-June 18, 1996. (Mount Pleasant).

Mt. Pleasant Area and Chippewa Indian Centennial, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, July 18-25, 1964. Midland, MI: 1964.

Mount Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce. Welcome to. . .A Detailed Look at Mt. Pleasant and Other Communities that Make up Isabella County. . . Mt. Pleasant, MI: The Chamber, 1973.

Mount Pleasant Bird's Eye View. Map, 1884.

Mt. Pleasant Chamber of Commerce. Mount Pleasant, Michigan, 1954: A Factual Report. Mt. Pleasant, MI: Chamber of Commerce, 1954.

Mount Pleasant Daily Times. December 5, 1927-May 16, 1931.

Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. Mt. Pleasant, MI: Chamber of Commerce. Have: 1969, 1975, 1977, 1982.

Mt. Pleasant Rotary Club. Mt. Pleasant Rotary Club Golden Anniversary: Fifty Years of Service, 1925- 1975. Evanston, IL: Rotary International, 1975.

Mount Pleasant Times. October 14, 1910-December 1, 1927.

Mount Pleasant Times and Isabella County Enterprise. September 9, 1926-November 28, 1927.

Mrozik, John J. Indian-White Relations in Isabella County 1850-1890. CMU Term Paper, 1964.

Nash, Edna Barnes. A History of Lumbering in Isabella County. [between 1959 and 1975].

North-Western Tribune. September 22, 1881-October 19, 1882; December 26, 1884-November 6, 1885; November 12, 1886-December 24, 1909. (Mount Pleasant).

The Old Settlers: A Nation Within Itself. Remus, MI: Old Settlers Association, 1988. (Remus Area).

Parsons, Robert. City Charter Mt. Pleasant 1920. CMU Term Paper, 1962.

Phelps, Shirley K. A Summary of the History of the Mount Pleasant Public Schools During the Last Fifty Years. [Mt. Pleasant, MI: 1969].

Pingatore, Edith. History of the Mt. Pleasant Indian School, 1893-1934. [n.p., n.d.].

Pitts, Grace. Opera House of Mt. Pleasant, MI. CMU Term Paper, 1974.

Portrait and Biographical Album of Isabella County, Michigan. . . Chicago, IL: Chapman Brothers, 1884.

Riley, Hugh. Nottawa Township. CMU Term Paper, 1962.

Roberts, Chilson G. Historical and Social Facts in the Development of a Small Town Community. Mt. Pleasant, MI: 1933. (Mt. Pleasant).

Rosebush Methodist Church 75th Anniversary July 14, 1963. [n.p., 1963].

Sacred Heart Parish, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan: Parish Album, 1872-1972. Lexington, OH: 20th Century Publications, 1973.

St. Henry's Parish, Vernon. Rosebush, Michigan, 1874-1958. [n.p., 1958].

Salt River, Shepherd, 1857-1957. Shepherd, MI: Grim Printing Co., [1957].

School Days Remembered: The Mt. Pleasant Indian School Reunion, 1991. [videorecording]. [Mt. Pleasant, MI: Michigan Humanities Council, 1992].

Selby, Douglas M. Community Occupational Survey, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. Mt. Pleasant, MI: Mt. Pleasant Public Schools, 1950.

Shaw, Daniel L. Blanchard: From Lumbering to Agriculture. n.p., 1986.

Shepherd Centennial, 1857-1957. Shepherd, MI: Grim Printing Co., 1957.

Shepherd News. November 10, 1887-November 17, 1892.

Stadtfeld, Curtis K. From the Land and Back. NY: Scribner, 1972. (Remus Area).

Strong, Lyle. The Ancestry and Descendants of Arthur Clarence Story of Broomfield, Isabella Co., MI., 1566-1995. Flushing, MI: The Author, 1995.

Take Me Along to the Beal City, Michigan Area Centennial. Mt. Pleasant, MI: Enterprise Printers, [1975].

Terentiak, Linda D. Maplehill Centennial Farm Mt. Pleasant, MI. Founded in 1874. CMU Term Paper, 1979.

Theisen, Rita H. Mount Pleasant Motor Company and the Transport Truck Company. CMU Term Paper, 1970.

Theunissen, William. Isabella Child Development Center, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, 1969-1991. Mt. Pleasant, MI: Theunissen, 1991.

Theunissen, William. Mt. Pleasant Country Club: A Narrative History. Mt. Pleasant, MI: 1992.

Theunissen, William. Mount Pleasant Country Club First Fifty-Six Years, 1921 thru 1976: A Narrative History. Mt. Pleasant, MI: 1977.

Theunissen, William. Service Above Self: A History of the Rotary Club of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, 1925- 1990. Mt. Pleasant, MI: The Rotary Club of Mt. Pleasant, 1990.

Titus, Cal. Isabella County: It's Role in the Civil War. CMU Term Paper, 1963.

Tri-County Banner. September 26, 1928-December 30, 1965. (Blanchard).

Tuma, James. The Story of an Immigrant: A Tuma Family Genealogy. n.p., 1991.

Weidman Area Centennial History Book. Weidman, MI: Weidman Area Centennial Committee, 1994.

Weidman Dispatch. June 6, 1946-May 29, 1947.

Weidman Messenger. August 14, 1952-February 15, 1979.

Wendt, Margaret. History of Mt. Pleasant Schools and PTA at Fancher School. [Mt. Pleasant, MI: 1967].

Wilcox, N. Industries at the Village of Shepherd, Michigan. Pen Sketches. [Shepherd, MI: 1890's].

Wilde, William F. A History of Rosebush. CMU Term Paper, 1972.

Winn Area Centennial, 1876-1976. Mt. Pleasant, MI: Enterprise Printers, 1976.

Wood, Anna S. Autobiography of a Woman for All Times. n.p., 1981.‚Äč