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David L. Friday papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-2.1.9
Scope and Content

The David L. Friday papers consist primarily of lecture correspondence. There are also a set of financial records (mostly undated) that might pertain to Friday's tenure at the University of Michigan, some telegrams and newsclippings, legislative material, and Friday's working papers.

Dates: 1913 - 1923; Majority of material found within 1921 - 1923

Edward H. Ryder papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.40
Scope and Contents The Edward H. Ryder collection contains correspondence, travel information from his trip around the world in 1923 and personal remembrances, including memorials and programs. Also found in the collection are materials pertaining to his wife, Georgia Smyth Ryder. The collection also contains correspondence to and from both Edward and Georgia Ryder. It includes copies of their original birth certificates as well as their obituaries. The bulk of the material relates to Edward Ryder and his...
Dates: 1854 - 1955

Edwin Willits papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-2.1.4
Scope and Content

The Edwin Willits papers consist of correspondence, financial records, Willits' inaugural address at Michigan Agricultural College, and various education-related materials, primarily concerning natural science.

Dates: 1884 - 1889

Henry G. Reynolds papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-1.2.1
Scope and Contents The Henry G. Reynolds collection of 4 volumes contains correspondence, receipts, bank deposits, purchase orders, board resolutions, and other records associated with Board of Agriculture and the Michigan Agricultural College. Of special note are papers related to the Samuel Johnson Affair (1886-1889) which culminated in the resignation of four professors and the suspension of 18 students. See Madison Kuhn collection (UA 17.107) for more information on the Samuel Johnson Affair. ...
Dates: 1886 - 1891

Jonathan LeMoyne Snyder papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-2.1.7
Scope and Contents This collection contains eight separate series: correspondence, personal correspondence, speeches, reports, promotional literature, calendars, programs and tickets. All series represent the basic divisions of the collection prior to processing.The largest single series is correspondence, 1896-1915 (18.5 cubic feet). Contained in this series are many requests for college catalogues, many questions regarding admissions, as well as admissions requirements. Comments relative to...
Dates: 1887 - 1918

Justus Gage papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-1.1.9
Scope and Contents The papers of Justus Gage contain two volumes of indexed correspondence concerning his position on the State Board of Agriculture. The letters relate to the Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University), including discussion of faculty appointments, discipline at the College, construction projects and progress at the farms. There are summaries of the periodic State Board of Agriculture meetings as well. There is also a folder containing loose newspaper clippings and...
Dates: 1863 - 1874

Lewis Griffin Gorton papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-2.1.6
Scope and Content

The Lewis Griffin Gorton papers consist of correspondence during Gorton's years as president of Michigan Agricultural College. Also included is Gorton's inaugural address.

Dates: 1893 - 1895

Lewis Ransom Fiske papers

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Identifier: UA-2.1.2
Scope and Content

The Lewis Ransom Fiske papers include presidential reports to the State Board of Agriculture, two published speeches, an address, correspondence, financial papers, a student petition, and biographical information on Fiske.

Dates: 1855 - 1862

Perry Greeley Holden collection

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.26
Scope and Contents The Holden Memoirs, which were printed in a scrapbook format, includes photographs, genealogies, and reproductions of correspondence, certificates and news clippings. The collection also includes a glass portrait of a woman in a wooden box.There are also materials donated by a niece of Perry G. Holden including a photo album of car trips that Perry Holden and his wife, Carrie, took with Perry's brother, Ellsworth. They drove from Chicago to Wisconsin, South Dakota, Wyoming, ...
Dates: 1891 - 1959

Samuel Johnson papers

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Identifier: UA-17.120
Scope and Contents The early correspondence gives a description of Civil War fighting in Virginia and comments on the controversy following McClellan’s removal by Lincoln. The correspondence from the 1870s recounts Johnson’s efforts as Professor of Agriculture and deal with animal sales and purchases, grain tests, and other topics. Also included are lectures read by Johnson and Ray Stannard Baker’s student notebook of lectures given by Johnson.The second portion of the collection contains the...
Dates: 1824 - 1944

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