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Chamberlain family papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-1.1.12
Scope and Contents The collection consists of family correspondence, documents, and business records, particularly relating to Henry Chamberlain. Included are genealogies of the Chamberlain, Langdon, Woodward and Wheelock families.The letters in the early years of the collection relate to the migration of the family westward to Ohio, and then to Michigan. There is an 1830 agreement in which certain New Hampshire citizens sponsor William Chamberlain to go and scout the area above the Ohio River for...
Dates: 1795 - 1931

Dobbins family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00045
Scope and Contents This collection consists of miscellaneous papers concerning the Dobbins family of Ionia, Michigan. Included are a few letters, some from William Dobbins, who was a student at the Michigan College of Mining and Technology (1908), and others from members of the family living in Ireland.There are also tax receipts for property in Ionia, other miscellaneous receipts, insurance policies from the German Insurance Company and the Fireman's Insurance Company, report cards of members of...
Dates: 1882 - 1937

Hackley and Hume Papers

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Identifier: 00097
Scope and Contents The Hackley and Hume papers contain the business records of several inter-related Michigan-based business firms and some of the private papers of the families of Charles Henry Hackley and Thomas Hume. The papers span the years 1859-1955. The papers document lumbering and lumber investments in Michigan and other states. The papers also document Charles Henry Hackley and Thomas Hume, both prominent timbermen and philanthropists, as well as other family members. Hackley and Hume were active...
Dates: 1859 - 1955

Maude Nason Powell papers

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Identifier: UA-10.3.59
Scope and Contents The Maude Powell papers consist of correspondence, financial records, scrapbooks, publications, a journal, and legal documents. The bulk of the correspondence relates to life in China between 1917 and 1987, beginning with letters between Maude and Ralph in 1916 as they prepared to go to China. From 1917 to 1927 their letters to friends and relatives back home describe and comment on their life in China as missionaries. Letters between Maude and Ralph during their separations discuss their...
Dates: 1908 - 1987

McKibbin family papers

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Identifier: UA-10.3.410
Scope and Contents The McKibbin family has lived in Lansing, Michigan since the early 1880s. The majority of the papers in this collection relate to the Joseph T. McKibbin family in the period 1900 to 1950. The members of this family are Joseph T. and Emma Augusta McKibbin and their children May, Grace, Jean, Frank, and Clifford.Located under the heading "McKibbin Family" are correspondence dating from 1845 to 1900, tax receipts and legal documents dating from 1850 to 1900, and some...
Dates: 1845 - 1962

Roy C. Vandercook papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00011
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters, newspaper clippings, legal documents related to Roy C. Vandercook and his various careers. Most significant in the collection is the bulk of correspondence concerning the Michigan National Guard and the 1913 copper strike. Vandercook was responsible for the majority of military action and exchanged a great deal of letters with Governor Woodbridge Ferris. Included are also letters discussing various phases of the U.S. occupation of the...
Dates: 1849 - 1957

Towar family collection (00129)

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.418
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials from both Jennie and James Towar. The correspondence of Jennie Towar Woodard is addressed to various family members as well as correspondence from those family members. The bulk of this correspondence prior to the second World War came from her brother, James. The letters of the latter half of the collection are from nieces and nephews. In general, the letters are chatty and relate some of the social or economic condition of the times. One exception to this...
Dates: 1882 - 1956

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