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Comstock Public Schools Publications

Identifier: RH-A-4229

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of nine issues of the Owlette. The Owlette was “A Paper for Comstock; School and Community,” and appears to have been published by Comstock Public Schools students in Comstock, Michigan.


  • Publication: 1936-1945


Biographical / Historical

The Comstock Public Schools were consolidated in 1906. It was one of the first consolidated schools in Michigan and is still in operation in 2022. The issues of the Owlette have student photos, articles about school events, listings of school and church programs, and advertisements from local businesses.


.10 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased with the Starring Endowment.

Physical Description

This collection is .10 cubic feet and consists of nine 10 ¼” x 15” publications printed on sturdy, glossy magazine stock. The pages are off-white and all but the December 1937 issue (which is printed in green ink) are printed in black text. There are some tears and fraying around the edges. Most issues have water stains on the top or bottom, some are dirty and scuffed, and there are some typed and handwritten notes in ink. The January 1941 issue has a substantial tear but no material is missing. Overall they are in good, stable condition and none of the imperfections affect readability of the text.

Comstock Public Schools Publications finding aid
Stephanie Chapman
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections Repository

Charles C. and Lynn L. Zhang Legacy Collections Center
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Kalamazoo MI 49008-5307 US
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