Carrie Usewick Harvey reminiscences
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of the typewritten reminiscences of Carrie Usewick Harvey, of Wexford County, Michigan, as told to her daughter.
The reminiscences gave an account of the family's migration and settlement in Wexford County, and Carrie's recollections of her youth. They also describe early lumbering operations and homemade remedies for illness.
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.
Carrie Harvey's father, Dennis Usewick, was born in New York but later settled in Coldwater, Michigan, with his wife Harriett. In 1865, after serving in the Civil War, he moved his family north to what would become the city of Sherman, in Wexford County. When the Usewicks settled there it was a wilderness. Carrie married William Harvey, an English immigrant.
0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)
Language of Materials
Gift of Carrie Harvey, 1960-08-17. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum.
Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University
- Carrie Usewick Harvey Reminiscences
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- May 1965
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
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- Finding aid written in English.
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