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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Brownson family papers

Identifier: c-00178
Scope and Contents The Brownson family papers consist of correspondence between members of the Brownson, Johnson, and Allured families, as well as essays, poetry, and a sermon.Many of the letters are to Oscar Brownson of Pontiac and Evart, Michigan. Brownson entered Oberlin College in 1843, but a year later he returned to Pontiac to teach school. Several letters from a cousin, Franklin Barber, urged him to join the United States Navy, where he could get a free medical training. Brownson received...
Dates: 1843 - 1931

Thompson family genealogy

Identifier: c-00519
Scope and Contents

The collection contains an unbound printing of "A genealogy of the descendants of John Thompson of Plymouth, Mass.: Also sketches of families of Allen, Cooke and Hutchinson" by Charles Hutchinson Thompson of Lansing, Michigan.

Dates: 1890

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Abolitionists -- United States 1
Chicago (Ill.) 1
Education -- Michigan 1
Family histories 1
Genealogies (histories) 1