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Shiawassee County

Basic Information

County Seat: Corunna

Origin of Name: A Native American word meaning "river theat twists about," referring to a stretch of the Shiawassee River

Set off: 1822

Organized: 1837

Population in 1990: 69,770

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 searching the Libraries Catalog.

Art Work of Genesee and Shiawassee Counties. Chicago, IL: Parish Publishing Co., 1894.

Ball, Adele. Early History of Owosso. [Owosso, MI: Alvin M. Bentley Foundation, 1969].

Baumgras, Marylin P. Ancestorial Farms Surrounding Laingsburg. Laingsburg, MI: Sesquicentennial Committee of Laingsburg, 1988.

Bohac, Marie. Survey of the Six Mile Creek Community. CMU Term Paper, n.d. (New Haven TWP).

Burns, Bernice. History of Owosso. CMU Term Paper, n.d.

Byron, Michigan Sesquicentennial, 1824-1974. Byron, MI: Historical Committee, 1973.

Centennial History of United Methodist Church Building, Laingsburg, Michigan. [Laingsburg, MI: 1973].

Che-Boc-Way-Ting: Owosso Bicentennial. [Owosso, MI: Crest, Inc., 1976].

Colby, Birdie. The Hill and Below: [The History of Laingsburg]. [Brooklyn, MI: Exponent Press, 1976].

Conn, Beatrice B. Octogon School District. CMU Term Paper, 1945. (Shiawassee Township).

Corunna Area Centennial Association. Corunna's 100, 1869-1969. [Corunna, MI: Centennial Association, 1969].

Corunna Bird's Eye View. Map, 1881.

Corunna Journal. November 3, 1887-December 28, 1905; January 3, 1907-May 29, 1913.

Corunna News. January 3, 1935-November 16, 1939; November 23, 1939-December 29, 1949.

Durand Area Bicentennial Commission Heritage Committee. Bancroft, Durand, Lennon, Vernon Heritage, 1976. Durand, MI: 1976.

Durand, its Heritage, 1887-1987. Durand, MI: P. Rearick, 1988.

Durand, Michigan: A Sketch of its Railroad Facilities, its Location and Advantages, Interesting Points for the Manufacturer, the Jobber, the Commercial Traveler, and Men of Enterprise in All Lines. Durand, MI: Durand Press 1888.

Durling, Marion W. Bancroft History. Durand, MI: Durand Express, 1977.

Echoes of Yesteryears: Shiawassee County Schools. . . 1837-1987. Shiawassee County Historical Society, 1988.

1850-1976, New Lothrop Area. [New Lothrop, MI: Bicentennial Book Committee, 1976].

Emmert, Darlene. The Indians of Shiawassee County, Michigan. Honors Thesis, Albion College, 1962.

Gay, Hazel. Industrial Survey for the City of Owosso. CMU Term Paper, 1945.

Harrelson, Helen. Owosso, Michigan, A to Z. Owosso, MI: Shiawassee County Historical Society, 1993.

Hensen, Mildred. Churches of Owosso. CMU Term Paper, 1945.

History of Shiawassee and Clinton Counties, Michigan. Philadelphia, PA: Ensign & Co., 1880.

Laingsburg Illustrated. Laingsburg, MI: Laingsburg Publishing Co., 1903.

Laney, Nancy. Gould Mansion. CMU Term Paper, 1971. (Owosso).

Leiner, Mary. Owosso Woolen Manufacturing Co. CMU Term Paper, 1970.

The Lynching at Corunna. Mt. Pleasant, MI: John Cumming, 1980.

McDevitt, Ruth. Community Survey and Analysis of Gaines. CMU Term Paper, 1952.

Nagelvoort, Bernard A. The Independent Stove Company, Later Called Renown Stove Company, and Still Later, Renown Corporation: The History of an Owosso Industry, 1906-1953. Owosso, MI: 1975.

Official Labor Day Souvenir, Owosso, Mich., September 2, 1895. Owosso, MI: Argus Publishing Co., [1895].

Owosso Bird's Eye View. Map, 1873.

Owosso, Michigan. Christ Episcopal Church Centennial, 1859-1959. [n.p., 1959].

Owosso Sesquicentennial Area Church Histories, 1836-1936. Owosso, MI: Crest, Inc., 1986.

Owosso Weekly Press. October 4, 1862-December 27, 1899.

The Past and Present, Shiawassee County, Michigan, Historically. . . Durand, MI: Shiawassee County Historical Society, 1982.

A Pleasant Centennial Journey. [Morrice, MI: Morrice Junior High School, 1977]. (Morrice).

Porter, Floyd W. Corunna Methodist Church, 1859-1959: Building Centennial, September 13, 1959. Corunna, MI: Standard, [1959].

Portrait and Biographical Album of Clinton and Shiawassee Counties, Mich., Containing Full Page Portraits and Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens of the County. Chicago, IL: Chapman Bros., 1891.

Richardson, Edith. Owosso, Mich. CMU Term Paper, 1945.

Ross, Kathryn. Social Survey of Corunna. CMU Term Paper, 1952.

Roth, Carla. Brief History of the Community Enterprise. CMU Term Paper, 1974.

Saint Paul of Owosso, 1871-1960: An Account of the Beginning and Growth of Saint Paul Parish in the Diocese of Lansing. Owosso, MI: Garnett Printing Co., 1960.

The Salem's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Owosso, Michigan. Owosso, MI: W.H.G. Walsh, [1912].

Shadbolt, Margaret. Historical and Social Survey of Bennington, Shiawassee CO. CMU Term Paper, n.d.

Shiawassee County Historical Society. Knaggs Bridge Area, Being a History of Same. . . Lansing, MI: Plane Tree Press, 1965.

Shiawassee County, Illustrated. Corunna, MI: Corunna Journal, 1905.

Shiawassee Gazette. Durand, MI: Shiawassee County Historical Society. Have: V.1 no.1 (1967)-V.4 no.4; V.5 no.2-V.24 no.2 (1983); V.24 no.4-V.38 (1997).

Souvenir. . .Owosso, Michigan. Belding, MI: Charles J. Seely, 1908.

Tyrone Revisited, 1834-1976: A Bicentennial Salute. Tyrone Historical Society, [1976].

United Methodist Church (Laingsburg, Mich.). 1971 Centennial History of United Methodist Church Building, Laingsburg, Michigan. [n.p., 1971].

VanderKarr, Wynne. Social Survey or Major Functions of Community Life in Corunna, Michigan. CMU Term Paper, n.d.

Woodard, Sadie G. Old Oak Openings. Okemos, MI: Plane Tree Press, 1977. (Owosso).

Zdunic, Margaret. Shiawassee County-150th Anniversary Historical Booklet-Tour Guide. Richard Harsh & Associates, 1987.‚Äč