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Mrs. Robert E. Onweller collection

Identifier: 00115

Scope and Contents

This collection contains miscellaneous and unrelated materials found in a Hudson, Michigan drugstore when the donor's husband bought it. They include a ledger (1866-1878) of S.S. Johnson and Company, a furniture factory; a small ledger (1875) containing medicinal recipes belonging to Marvin M. Maxon, druggist and former owner of the store; a personal diary (January-May 1877) of Mrs. Laura O'Conor of Seneca Falls, New York; a ledger and cash book (1879-1887) of the Eaton Brothers Company, Hudson furniture dealers; a notebook containing minutes of meetings (1882-1883) of the Utica Gun Club, Utica, Michigan, and household accounts; a ledger (1887-1893) kept by Percy Kelley, recording wheat shipments with H.A. Chapman and Company; a journal (1916-1917) containing a records of charges of a local telephone company; and some correspondence, drawings, and notes.


  • Creation: 1865 - 1930

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.


0.33 Cubic Feet (, 9 folders and 6 volumes)

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Custodial History

Gift of Mrs. Robert E. Onweller, 1962-07-06.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.


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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US