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Bond family papers

Identifier: c-00234

Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence between members of the Bond and Newcomb families. The majority is addressed to John G. Bond, who moved to Berrien County, Michigan, in 1839. The letters are concerned with news of family and friends. Several letters trace the genealogy of the Bond family in America.


  • Creation: 1827 - 1855

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.


John Greenleaf Bond was born in Hampstead, New Hampshire on February 28, 1778. He was married to Sally Newcomb (1782-1848) in Keene, New Hampshire on July 8, 1802. The family moved to Niles, Berrien County, Michigan in 1839. John G. Bond died in 1862.


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 2 folders)

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Custodial History

Gift of Chamberlain Memorial Museum, 1952-09-00. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum.

Legal Status

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

Bond Family Papers
4 Published And Cataloged
October 1964
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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