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Otsego County

Basic Information

County Seat: Gaylord

Origin of Name: Indian name meaning "place of the rock"

Set Off: 1840 as Okkuddo County. Name changed to Otsego in 1843

Organized: 1875.

Population in 1990: 17,957

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.

Arnold, Dan. History of Johannesburg School. CMU Term Paper, n.d.

Bresser, Dick. History of Otsego County. CMU Term Paper, n.d.

Carlson, Bruce W. Johannesburg Manufacturing Co. CMU Term Paper, 1967.

Data on Gaylord, Michigan. Jackson, MI: Consumers Power Company, [1966].

Gaylord Herald Times. October 13, 1983-December 7, 1995.

Glasser, Joan. History of Gaylord, Michigan and the Impact of Interstate Seventy-Five on its Growth. CMU Term Paper, 1970.

Granlund, William. Clearwater Country: History of Otsego County. CMU Term Paper, n.d.

Granlund, William. Important Newspaper Items for the Years 1931 and 1905. Otsego Herald Times Gaylord, MI. CMU Term Paper, n.d.

Granlund, William. Study of Gaylord Public School Graduates from 1898-1920. CMU Term Paper, n.d.

Herald Times. February 4, 1970- December 29, 1971; March 12, 1976-October 6, 1983. (Gaylord).

The Heritage Years, Otsego County, 1875-1975. Otsego, MI: Centennial Book Committee, 1975.

Northern Michigan Herald Times. February 3, 1976-December 13, 1976. (Gaylord).

Ochsner, Eugene E. Douglas Lake: The Geological and Historical Story of One Lake in Otsego County. . . Douglas Lake Association, 1989.

O'Rourke, Alice. Sown on Good Ground: Centennial History of St. Mary Cathedral Parish, Gaylord. Gaylord, MI: The Parish, 1984.

Otsego County Advance. March 20, 1913-December 18, 1913; February 11, 1915; January 2, 1919-October 16, 1919.

Otsego County Herald. December 15, 1903-December 29, 1905; December 20-27, 1907; November 26, 1909.

Otsego County Herald and Times. December 3, 1909-December 27, 1918; January 2, 1920-January 22, 1925.

Otsego County Herald Times. January 28, 1925-January 28, 1970; June 22, 1972-January 29, 1976

Otsego County Times. January 15, 1906-November 1909.

The Torch Magazine. Autumn 1985-Autumn 1986. Central Lake, MI: Torch Pub., 1985-1986.

Walker, Laura. Polish Element in Otsego County. CMU Term Paper, 1970.

Welch, Wayne B. Early Life in the Johannesburg Area. n.p., 1990.

Wilderness Chronicle. Fall/Winter 1984-Summer 1988; Winter/Summer 1989-Winter 1992.‚Äč