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Anna Rebecca Edwards reminiscences

 Collection
Identifier: c-00289
Scope and Contents This collection contains the reminiscences of Anna Rebecca Edwards describing pioneer life in Michigan in the late 19th century. Her parents, Isaac Carver and Ruth Jessop Carver, moved to Michigan in 1859, settling first in Benzonia and then moving to Frankfort. Edwards describes the difficulties of pioneer life, especially illness and scarcity of food. She also discusses agriculture, education, social activity, daily work, and housework.The collection also includes brief notes...
Dates: 1936

Austin and Foote families papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00495
Scope and Contents These papers contain the records of the Austin and Foote families of Milford from 1842 to 1907.An account book (1852-1866) and household accounts of the Foote family (1840-1878) are included as well as political tickets for Oakland County in the election of 1864. Materials on reunions of the Grand Army of the Republic and Women's Relief Corps (1890s) and articles of the Battle of Chickamauga are also included. The Civil War related materials have been scanned and put online...
Dates: 1842 - 1907

Benjamin D. Pritchard records

 Collection
Identifier: c-00324
Scope and Contents This collections contains records, account books and letterbooks of Captain Benjamin D. Pritchard, Commanding Officer of Company L, 4th Michigan Cavalry, dating from August, 1862, to July, 1865. The military materials include two ledger books (1862-1865), five folders of invoices and receipts, and an inventory of Company L's weapons, ammunition, clothing, horses, and track. There are also several roll call issues of supplies.Another ledger gives the daily cash account...
Dates: 1862 - 1911

Clark family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00317
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of correspondence and account books. The letters, which span ninety years, are between members of the Wall, Clark and Handy families. The bulk of the letters are from Hannah Wall Handy to her sister Abigail, who married Charles Clark. The Clarks moved to Grand Haven, Michigan, from Maine in the 1850s. When Abigail died in 1874, Charles married her sister, Augusta. The letters between family members occasionally mention politics or economic conditions, but...
Dates: 1848 - 1939

Education certificates

 Collection
Identifier: c-00381
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of several educational certificates. Included are teacher's certificates of Mary Davidson, Berrien County, Michigan (1866) and Nebraska (1884); a teacher's license (1885), La Porte County, Indiana, of Maurice Parker; a teacher's contract (1902), Three Oaks Township, Berrien County, of Osker Wright; and a certificate of promotion from the ninth to the tenth grade (1905), Three Oaks, Michigan, of John Duncan.

Dates: 1866 - 1905

Grace E. Bradley papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00235
Scope and Contents

This collection contains Grace Bradley's teaching certificate (1869-1879) from Berrien County, Michigan, and LaPorte County, Indiana, a letter from Senator J. C. Burrows regarding her application for the position as Matron on the "Indian Service" (1898), and a school roll book from Three Oaks, Berrien County, Michigan (1875).

Dates: 1869 - 1898

Lemuel Hart collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00316
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two volumes. The first is a five-year diary kept by Lemuel Hart, a farmer in Tuscola County, Michigan, between 1875 and 1880. Hart recorded weather conditions, work performed, and expenses and receipts. The second volume is a ledger from a school in Tuscola County, recording students' attendance and grades (1885-1900). The collection also contains gas ration stamps issued to L. J. Hart during World War II.

Dates: 1875-1900, 1944

Lillie S. Hallifax papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00365
Scope and Contents This collection is made up of papers and diaries kept by Lillie Hallifax, a school teacher from Henrietta, Jackson County, Michigan. Seven small diaries describe Miss Hallifax's daily routine and events. The eighth contains recipes. One diary (1912) written by a farmer of Jackson County, Michigan, mentions daily events, livestock, cold weather, and the health of acquaintances. Among the papers are poems; a teacher's certificate from Jackson County, April 21, 1879; and a marriage certificate...
Dates: 1871 - 1913

Milton Lehr papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00378
Scope and Contents The collection contains thirteen small diaries (1883-1897) of Milton Lehr, a farmer and school teacher in Sherwood, Branch County, Michigan. The 1884 volume entries from August to November describe a trip to the West Coast. While in the West, Lehr worked on sheep ranches and potato farms. November 3-7, 1884 entries tell of visits to the Wigwam, the Republican Party headquarters in San Francisco. At the back of each volume is an account of the year's income and spending.Also...
Dates: 1879 - 1897

Rollo Mosher papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.433
Scope and Contents This collection consists of posters, bulletins, notices and cards printed by Rollo Mosher and his father, who published the Wayland Record in Wayland, Michigan from the 1880s through 1953. The printed materials announce social and political events such as festivals, volleys and basketball games. Advertisements from stores in Wayland and West Gun Lake are also included.In addition, the collection contains a souvenir program from a field meet in...
Dates: 1900 - 1934

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