Herbert F. Baker Papers 1904-1926


Herbert F. Baker Papers 1904-1926

Republican state representative, 1907-1912, speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives, 1911, state senator, 1919-1922, and official of the Farmers' National Council, the National Gleaner Federation, the Michigan State Grange and other farm and insurance organizations; includes correspondence, clippings, photographs and scrapbooks, concerning his political and business activities.

5 linear ft. and 1 outsize volume



SNAC Resource ID: 6389581

Bentley Historical Library

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