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Saint Clair County

Basic Information

County Seat: Port Huron

Origin of Name: General Arthur St. Clair, the first Governor of the Northwest Territory but a American modification of the original name Lake St. Clare, given in 1679 by the French explorer LaSalle for the Catholic saint

Set Off: 1820

Organized: 1821

Population in 1990: 145,607

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.

Biographical Memoirs of St. Clair Co., Michigan. . . Logansport, IN: B.F. Bowen, 1903.

Bridging the Years: A Bicentennial Project. [Port Huron, MI: Port Huron Area Bicentennial Committee, 1977]. (Port Huron).

Burgess, Rosaline K. Fort St. Joseph in Port Huron, 1686-1688: A Study of the Early French in the Area of Port Huron. Port Huron, MI: Museum of Arts and History, 1985.

Burnell, Mary C. Bird's Eye View of Port Huron. [Port Huron, MI: Port Huron School District, 1977].

Burnell, Mary C. Blue Water Reflections: A Pictorial History of Port Huron and the St. Clair River District. Norfolk, VA: Donning Co., 1983.

Capac Attracted Fine Folks. [Capac Middle School, 6th Grade, after 1962].

Capac Weekly Argus. October 31, 1879-October 21, 1881.

Clark, Lloyd. Fort Gratiot: Frontier Defense Post Which Outlived its Usefulness. CMU Term Paper, 1966.

The Commercial. September 6, 1890-April 2, 1892. (Port Huron).

Dixon, Michael M. Life at the Flats. Detroit, MI: Mervue Publications, 1985. (St. Clair Flats).

Dutcher, Robin. Friction Over the Flats. CMU Term Paper, 1979. (Saint Clair).

Earle, Rosamonde H. A Chronicle of St. Clair. [St. Clair, MI: 1973].

Evening Commercial. February 1-October 25, 1888. (Port Huron).

Finn, A.H. Port Huron Illustrated. Coldwater, MI: J.S. Conover, 1889.

First Baptist Church of St. Clair, Michigan: 125th Anniversary 1848-1973. St. Clair, MI: Historical Committee of First Baptist Church, 1973.

Fort Gratiot Sun. December 3, 1881-October 14, 1882. (Port Huron).

Hawkins, Bruce. Sentries in the Wilderness: Soldier Life at Fort Gratiot, Michigan Territory, 1814-1821. Port Huron, MI: Museum of Arts & History, 1986.

Hillier, Charles. Marine City Shipbuilding Era. CMU Term Paper, 1971.

History of St. Clair County, Michigan, Containing an Account of its Settlement, Growth, Development and Resources. . . Chicago, IL: A.T. Andreas, 1883.

Jenks, William Lee. St. Clair County, Michigan. Its History and its People. . . Chicago, IL: Lewis Publishing Co., 1912. 2 Volumes.

Lake Huron Observer. April 12, 1844-July 14, 1846. (Port Huron).

McElroy, Frank. A Short History of Marine City, Michigan. [Marine City, MI: Marine City Rotary Club, 1980].

Marine City Rotary Club. River District: Bicentennial Photo Collection. Marine City, MI: The Club, [1976].

Maywar, James P. The 1926 Port Huron Saints. Port Huron, MI: J.P. Maywar, 1984.

Mitts, Dorothy M. A History of Gas Service in Port Huron, 1870-1958. Port Huron, MI: Jensen-Townsend Printing Co., 1958.

Mitts, Dorothy M. That Noble Country; The Romance of the St. Clair River Region. Philadelphia, PA: Dorrance, 1968.

Murray, Anna P.H. A Township Named Lynn. Menominee, MI: Murray, [1976].

Muskrat Tales. Spring 1981-Spring 1986; Spring 1994-Spring 1997. (St. Clair).

Port Huron Centennial Souvenir Booklet, Port Huron Centennial and Blue Water Festival, 1849-1949. [Port Huron, MI: Riverside Printing Co., 1949].

Port Huron Commercial. June 28, 1851-April 24, 1856; January 2, 1878-December 22, 1880; February 27, 1884-October 25, 1888; November 1, 1888-December 6, 1890.

Port Huron Daily Times. November 16-December 31, 1886; January 2-June 30, 1890; April 1-June 30, 1905; April 2-June 30, 1906.

Port Huron Daily Times and Saturday Evening Times. January 3-June 30, 1885; July 1-November 15, 1886.

Port Huron Labor News. January 2, 1941-November 25, 1948.

Port Huron Observer. August 2, 1845-January 19, 1846; November 16, 1846-August 4, 1849.

Port Huron Press. March 30, 1864-March 25, 1868.

Port Huron, Sarnia, and Gratiot-Point Edwards, Canada Bird's Eye View. Map, 1867.

Port Huron Sunday Tribune. October 24, 1884-January 28, 1887; September 17, 1890-July 20, 1893.

Port Huron Tribune. October 24, 1884-January 28, 1887; September 17, 1890-July 20, 1893.

Port Huron Weekly Times. January 6, 1871-December 31, 1901; July 1, 1902-December 31, 1909.

Ruger, A. Bird's Eye View of Saint Clair, St. Clair Co., Michigan 1868. [Chicago, IL:] E.S. Glover, [1868].

Saint Clair Bird's Eye View. Map, 1868.

St. Clair County Centennial. 1821-1921 Souvenir Program, July 1921. Port Huron, MI: Herald Printing Co., 1921.

The St. Clair Mineral Spring and "The Oakland". St. Clair, MI: St. Clair Mineral Spring Co., 1883.

Saint Clair Republican. January 4, 1865-December 26, 1871; January 3, 1877-December 25, 1878; January 5, 1881-March 29, 1882; January 2-December 25, 1890; January 7-May 20, 1892.

Seestedt, Katheryn. A History of Cherry Beach. n.p., 1977. (Cottrellville).

The 75th Anniversary History of the Port Huron Sulphite and Paper Company, 1888-1963. [Port Huron, MI: 1963].

Smith, George, comp. A History of Port Huron in Pictures. [Brights Grove, Ont: Smith, n.d.].

Sunday Commercial. October 5, 1873-December 30, 1877; June 16-June 23, 1878; September 1-December 29, 1878; January 1, 1883-August 24, 1890. (Port Huron).

Sunday Herald. September 26, 1885-July 11, 1902. (Port Huron).

Sunday Tribune. February 3, 1883-October 18, 1884. (Port Huron).

Taylor, Hilda A. First Land Owners of St. Clair County, Michigan. Lansing, MI: Michigan State Library, 1978.

The Town of Huron at the Foot of Lake Huron, St. Clair Co., Michigan. NY: E.B. Clayton, 1837.

Vesper, Coleeta. Memory Trail: An Early History of Kenockee. [Port Huron, MI:] Acorn Press, 1976.

Weekly Herald. July 18, 1902-December 28, 1906. (Port Huron).

Weekly Tribune. March 15, 1883-October 16, 1884. (Port Huron).

Weekly Tribune and The Commercial. July 27, 1893-June 13, 1895. (Port Huron).

Yon, Frank. History of Marysville, Michigan Up to 1919. CMU Term Paper, 1971.‚Äč