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Lenawee County

Basic Information

County Seat: Adrian

Origin of Name: A Native American word meaning "male"

Set Off: 1822 and attached to Monroe County

Organized: 1826

Population in 1990: 91,476

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.

Ackland, Arthur R. History of the First Methodist Episcopal Church of Morenci, Michigan. [n.p., 1936].

Addison Courier. July 17, 1885-June 20, 1896; January 9, 1904-March 4, 1915; September 17, 1931-January 21, 1960.

Addison Courier & Tri-County Advertiser. June 27, 1896-January 2, 1904; March 11, 1915-February 6, 1920; February 12, 1920-March 9, 1922; July 17, 1924-September 10, 1931.

Addison-Onsted Courier Tri-County Advertiser. March 16, 1922-July 10, 1924.

Adrian Bird's Eye View. Map, 1889.

Adrian Chamber of Commerce. "Perform Something Worthy to Be Remembered". n.p., 1956.

Adrian Daily Expositor. May 1, 1860-April 24, 1862.

Adrian Daily Watchtower. June 13, 1853-May 30, 1854; January 3, 1858-September 24, 1860; January 2, 1863- June 13, 1863.

Adrian Evening Expositor. June 7, 1858-November 14, 1859.

Adrian, Michigan: A Modern Community with a Dramatic Past in a Rural Setting. [Adrian, MI: 1975].

Adrian, the Home City of all Michigan. A Picture Book for all the Home Comers and Others. [Adrian, MI: Adrian Homecomers Association, 1907].

Adrian Weekly Times and Expositor. October 20, 1865-December 31, 1903; January 2, 1904-December 30, 1911.

Behee, John R. Wave the Flag for Hudson High. Ann Arbor, MI: 1977.

Blissfield Advance. January 4, 1877-September 5, 1946.

Bonner, Richard I. History of the City of Adrian, and the Settlement of Lenawee County, from the Year 1824 to the Present Time. Adrian, MI: 1874.

Bonner, Richard I. Memoirs of Lenawee County, Michigan. Madison, WI: Western Historical Association, 1909. 2 Volumes.

Britton-Macon Area Camp Fire Girls and Leaders, comp. Bygone Days. [n.p., 1971]. Spine Title: History of Britton, Michigan, 1830-1971.

A Century of Progress. Official Program. . . Adrian Centennial, September 6-12, 1953. [Adrian, MI: 1953].

Clemes, Lorne. A Century of Leadership: The Story of the Bank of Lenawee County. [Adrian, MI: Swenk-Tuttle Press, 1969].

Clinton Culture Club. Papers Read at the Pioneer Day Meeting Clinton Culture Club. Clinton, MI: 1908.

Clinton, Michigan First Congregational Church. Historical Sketch, 1844-1923. [Clinton, MI: 1923].

Clinton 125th Anniversary. n.p., 1963.

Cook, Vicki J., editor. A Little Bit of Yesterday: The History of Franklin Township. [Tipton, MI: Franklin Historical Committee], 1976.

Corson, Rosalee, editor. Early Adrian. Adrian, MI: American Association of University Women, 1965.

Crane, Jennie May. The Pioneer Parish: An Historical Sketch of St. Peter's Church, Tecumseh, Michigan, 1831 to 1910. [Tecumseh, MI: News Office Print, 1910].

De Loach, Duane. Blissfield's First 150 Years. Blissfield, MI: Blissfield Advance, 1974.

Fields, Harriett, editor. The Little Red School: Foundation of Lenawee Education. Adrian, MI: Lenawee County Intermediate School District, 1976.

First Presbyterian Church, Adrian Michigan. The One Hundredth Anniversary of the Church: Organized September 15, 1832. [n.p., 1932].

Gateway to Progress: Cambridge Township and Onsted 1833-1976. [Adrian, MI: Creative Communications, 1976].

Gay, Hoig L. A Capsule History of Adrian, Michigan. Adrian, MI: Chamber of Commerce, [1964].

Harris, Jennie M. The Pioneer Parish: An Historical Sketch of St. Peter's Church. Tecumseh, Michigan, 1831- 1910. Tecumseh, MI: News Office Print, 1910.

Hayward, Catherine. Aunt Kate's Scrapbook: Memoirs of Lenawee County, Michigan. Parma, MI: P.Y. Schafer, 1987.

A History of Cambridge Township, 1836-1936: Centennial Program. [Onsted, MI: 1936].

Hogaboam, James J. The Bean Creek Valley. Incidents of its Early Settlement. Hudson, MI: Jas. M. Scarritt, 1876.

Howland, Cornelia P. An Historical Sketch of Sand Lake. [n.p., 1901].

Hudson Centennial Historical Committee. Chronicle of Hudson's Century of Progress for Centennial- Homecoming, August 2, 3, and 4: 1833-1933. Hudson, MI: [The Committee, 1933].

Hudson Directory and Historical Record, Containing an Authentic History of Hudson:. . . Tecumseh, MI: Chapin & Page, 1869.

Kerr, Merle L. A History of Raisin Township from the Beginning to the Present. [Holloway, MI: 1976].

Knapp, John I. Illustrated History and Biographical Record of Lenawee County, Michigan. Adrian, MI: Times Printing Co., 1903.

Lenawee County Gas and Electric Company. How the Industry of the People Has Made the City of Adrian, Michigan a Good Place in Which to Live and Transact Business. [n.p., 1912].

Lenawee County, Michigan. Miller, IN: Commerce Publications, 1967.

Lenawee Schools, 1976. Adrian, MI: Lenawee County Intermediate School District, 1976.

Lindquist, Charles N. Lenawee Reflections: Sept. 1988-August 1989. Adrian, MI: Lenawee County Historical Society, 1992.

The Maple City, Adrian, Michigan. Adrian, MI: Metler, [after 1905].

Michigan Expositor. December 25, 1849-December 11, 1858. (Adrian).

Millard, Alfred L. Early History of Lenawee County and of the City of Adrian from the First Settlement of the County. Adrian, MI: Times & Expositor Steam Print, 1876.

Our Journey in Time: Morenci, Michigan, 1833-1976. [Lansing, MI: Morenci Area Amateur Historians, 1976].

A Picture Story Memory Book of the Adrian Centennial, September 6-12, 1953: Over 100 Views. [Adrian, MI: Finch Printing CO., 1953].

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

Reilly, Genevieve S. The Clinton Story, 1825-1958. Clinton, MI: Clinton Woman's Club, 1958.

Roy, Joanne. History of Wellsville, MI. CMU Term Paper, 1971.

St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 1882-1957: Seventy-Five Years of Christian Leadership in the Wolf Creek Community. Herron, MI: The Church, 1957.

Schmidt, Marie. Scovil C. Stacy, A Michigan Man. CMU Term Paper, 1962. (Tecumseh).

Sherman, Ruth E. 112 Years of Adrian Public School History 1828-1940. [Adrian, MI: Finch, 1940].

Slick, Russell G. Ridgeway Township: A Topical History. Ridgeway, MI: R.G. Slick, 1983.

Tecumseh Bird's Eye View. Map, 1868.

Tecumseh Herald. October 31, 1850-November 11, 1858; June 25, 1863-November 8, 1866; January 15, 1880-July 3, 1896; October 23, 1896-October 8, 1897; December 17, 1897; January 7-October 28, 1898.

Tecumseh, Michigan: Historical, Biographical, Descriptive. Tecumseh, MI: Chas. H. Reed & Jos. H. Smith, 1895.

Tecumseh News. April 17, 1884-March 29, 1894.

Tecumseh's 125 Years of Progress. June 29-30-July 1-2-4, 1949. [Tecumseh, MI: Harrington and Keehel, 1949].

Waldron, Clara. One Hundred Years a Country Town: The Village of Tecumseh, Michigan, 1824-1924. [T.A. Riordan, 1968].

Whitney, William A. History and Biographical Record of Lenawee County, Michigan. Adrian, MI: W. Stearns & Co., 1879-80. 2 Volumes.

Wood, Jerome James. The Wilderness and the Rose. A Story of Michigan. Hudson, MI: Wood Book Co., 1890. (Hudson).

Yager, Verdie A. Reflections on the Bean: A History of the Hudson Area in Prose and Picture. Brooklyn, MI: Exponent Press, 1983.‚Äč