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Title Midland County Boy Scout Records
Catalog Number 2011.100.0008
Collection Midland County Historical Archives Collection
Source Found in Collection
Object Name Correspondence
Year Range from 1926
Year Range to 1960
Creator Midland County Boy Scouts
Admin/Biographical History The Midland City Boyscout Council first organized on February 7, 1921, formed from the impetus of several local churches. The first elected council included Ray Hart, R.J. Hyde, A.N. Patriarch, W.E. Ryan, S.L. Starks, H.C. Eastman, F.N. Lowry, W.M. Freeman, and L.G. Morell. By 1928 there were 5 different troops in the Midland area. In 1929 the Midland City Council joined with the Bay City Council to form the Summer Trails Council.
Scope & Content Records of the Midland County Boy Scouts

Records include general information on troops, Midland Boyscouts Executive Board Minutes, and records from the Midland Weflare Association.
System of arrangement Arragned by series:
Series 1: Correspondence
Series 2: Meeting Minutes
Series 3: Annual Reports and Executive Reports
Series 4: Programs and Newsletters
Series 5: Organizational and Budget documents
Series 6: Newspaper clippings
Subjects Organizations
Classification Organizations & Clubs
Boyscouts of America
Search Terms Organization, Boy Scouts
Organization, Midland Welfare Association
People Hart, Ray
Ryan, W.E.
Ryan, William E.
Starks, S.L.
Eastman, Herbert C.
Lowry, Fred N.
Morell, L.N.
Freeman, W.M.
Hyde, R.J.
Patriarch, A.N.
Extent of Description 1/4 cubic foot/ 1/4 Legalsize Manuscript Box
Containers Series 1--Correspondence 1933-1941
Series 2--Midland County Boyscout Council Meeting Minutes 1921-1937
Series 3--Boyscout Annual Reports and Executive Reports 1933-1954
Series 4--Boyscout Programs and Newsletters 1920-1960
Series 5--Midland Boyscouts Organizational Documents and Budget documents 1928-1939
Series 6--Miscellanious and Newsclippings including the History of Troop 4/64