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Benjamin M. Harman papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00496
Scope and Contents

Harman records in the two diaries the day-to-day activities of a soldier, including meals, marches, a trip on a schooner, illnesses, skirmishes, and his income and expenses. The diaries span the dates December 21, 1861 to May 27, 1863, the day that he was killed in battle at Port Hudson, Louisiana.

The other papers are photocopies of muster rolls for Harman (1861-1863) and correspondence (1881-1888) by his mother and relatives trying to secure his pension for his mother.

Dates: 1861 - 1888; Majority of material found within 1881 - 1888

Frank Knox collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00189
Scope and Contents This collection consists of various materials relating to Frank Knox's career. These include a clipping from the Alma Record (1898) describing Knox's recruiting activities on the Alma campus; an address by Knox to the War Congress of American Industry (1942), stressing the challenges brought by World War II; an editorial written by Knox of the death of John Muehling (1944); press releases and programs relating to Knox's military funeral...
Dates: 1898 - 1944

Gerald E. Cronin papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00036
Scope and Contents

The Gerald E. Cronin papers consist of an autographed manuscript "Naval Operations in the Pacific Ocean during the Civil War."

Dates: 1960

Rollin Harold Baker papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.111
Scope and Contents

The collection contains diaries, correspondence, manuscripts, course notes, photographs, autobiographical information, both personal and professional, of Rollin H. Baker, Museum Director and Professor in the Department of Zoology and the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife at Michigan State University.

Dates: 1936 - 1991

Steve Lamphear collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00514
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs from the U.S. Navy Operation Deep Freeze in Antarctica. The images show construction, facilities, people, activities and equipment. There are also blueprint plans for "Little America Five," the main base for the United States Navy's "Expedition Deep Freeze" (1959) and a blueprint plot plan for McMurdo Sound, Antarctica (1959).

Dates: 1959