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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

Benjamin F. Fish papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00298
Scope and Contents

This collection contains letters, receipts for taxes and merchandise, property listings, and business agreements reflecting the varied business and property interests of Benjamin F. Fish. Fish was a legal agent and businessman operating in Berrien County, Michigan, and the Chicago area in the 1830s through 1870s. Also included is a graduation announcement from Dowagiac Public Schools for 1879.

Dates: 1769-1903, 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

John Curry papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00418
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a ledger belonging to John Curry who operated a harness shop in Dansville, Michigan and tax receipts (1882-1904) for land in Ingham County, Michigan.

Dates: 1882 - 1904

N. Bigelow and Sons Company account books

 Collection
Identifier: c-00377
Scope and Contents

The collection contains three ledgers (1911-1914, 1918-1919, and 1927-1931) and one daybook (1927-1931) of the N. Bigelow and Sons Company, a hardware and plumbing store in Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan.

Dates: 1911 - 1931

Peter Berg papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.106
Scope and Contents

Peter Berg papers consist of a paper "Welfare Capitalism and Worker Response at the REO Motor Car Company, 1916-1929," which was written by the donor for History 901, June 1983. The paper discusses the welfare capitalism program at the REO Motor Car Company of Lansing, Michigan. REO Motor Car Company of Lansing, Michigan, was founded by R. E. Olds. The welfare capitalism program was established there by 1919 and flourished throughout the 1920s.

Dates: 1983 - 1983

Rosevelt family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00307
Scope and Contents This collection contains business and personal correspondence, various bulletins, papers, and advertisements of the Rosevelt family.Most of the business papers involve John V. Rosevelt, a dealer in agricultural machinery, and Charles Rosevelt, a farmer, both of Keeler (Van Buren County), Michigan. The personal correspondence in the collection involves several individuals: Elizabeth Hirkham, Emma Varnovery, and Allie, possibly Charles' wife.Additionally, the collection...
Dates: 1850 - 1953