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Bamber family papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.447
Scope and Contents The Bamber family papers consist primarily of correspondence written or received by members of the family of Joseph S. Bamber, a farmer residing in Oakland County, Michigan. The collection includes letters (1862-1865) to Bamber from members of the Hayes family, related to the Bambers by marriage. These letters describe civilian experiences during the Civil War and contain information on food prices, the draft, and "Copperhead" activity in 1864. Also included are letters...
Dates: 1861 - 1883

Berrien County Draft Board records

 Collection
Identifier: c-00233
Scope and Contents

The records of the Berrien County Draft Board include lists of the draft registrants, those with exempt or non-exempt status, and those drafted for service in World War I.

Dates: 1917 - 1918

Berrien County World War I collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00211
Scope and Contents

This collection of World War I materials contains printed materials relating to war bonds and stamps, draft registration, alien enemy registration, and rationing.

Dates: 1917 - 1920

Claude Bywater papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00143
Scope and Contents

This collection contains Bywater's letters to family members in Grand Rapids, Michigan (1917-1918). The collection also contains his draft notice, a note of welcome from King George V to American soldiers, and documents relating to Bywater's death and burial. Also included is a tintype portrait of Roger McDowell.

Dates: 1917-1918, undated

Dunks family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00123
Scope and Contents The Dunks family papers consist primarily of correspondence addressed to Oliver Dunks of Detroit and Coldwater, Michigan, the bulk of which is dated in the 1860s. The letters discuss business, agriculture, and social activities in Southern Michigan. Several also deal with important aspects of the Civil War period, such as "Copperhead" feeling in the North, the election of 1864, and Lincoln's assassination.Of particular interest are letters from Julius Dunks discussing the...
Dates: 1836 - 1877

Frederick Bourns papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00166
Scope and Contents

The Frederick Bourns papers contain several certificates recording the elections of trustees for the First Presbyterian Society of Vassar, Michigan, of which Bourns was an elder. Also included are eligibility lists for Civil War military service, submitted to Bourns by various townships in Tuscola County, Michigan.

Dates: 1856 - 1863

Guy G. Speeker papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.43
Scope and Content

The Guy Speeker papers contain gradebooks for mathematics and physics classes that Speeker taught at Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University). Also included are letters of recommendation for Speeker, correspondence from Speeker as dormitory inspector and correspondence regarding World War I. There is a newspaper clipping about the resignation of M.A.C. President Jonathan Snyder and postcards of M.A.C. students and faculty.

Dates: 1912 - 1948

Putnam family collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00208
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials relating to social and political issues in Michigan during the World War I era. They include pamphlets circulated by the Michigan Equal Suffrage Association advocating women's suffrage. It also includes pamphlets and sample ballots from the Michigan Anti-Saloon League concerning a proposed "Beer and Wine Amendment" to the state constitution, which would set up protection for the liquor trade. Other materials relate to voter registration procedures,...
Dates: 1918-1919, circa 1925

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