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Mrs. R. W. Warren collection

Identifier: c-00342
Scope and Contents

This collection includes the minutes of meetings (1844-1852) of a Baptist church society of Calhoun and Jackson Counties, Michigan, and the articles of incorporation (1876) of the First Baptist Church of Springport, Michigan. Also included are two receipts, one for the purchase of a ball (1887) and the other for the purchase of a grave stone (1879), and a large account book listing the prices of various items (1844-1889).

Dates: 1844 - 1889

Nell Pemberton-Rosenzweig papers

Identifier: c-00540
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a photocopy of an unpublished manuscript, "Journey into the Wilderness," a narrative history of the Pemberton family of Mecosta County, Michigan from 1863 to 1907. In her book, the author and illustrator, Nell Pemberton-Rosenzweig, also tells how she became interested in her family history and came to write their story. The author describes the adventures her grandparents had as they moved west, and the hardships they endured because of harsh weather, poor...
Dates: 1978

Parsons family papers

Identifier: 00020
Scope and Contents The papers consist mainly of correspondence, diaries and account books of the Edward Parsons family from 1824 to 1910. Most of the material is personal correspondence between the Edward Parsons family and relatives living in Livingston and Clinton Counties, New York. A great number of letters between Edward and his father, Reverend Levi Parsons (1779-1864) are included. The contents of these letters range from Levi's concern over Edward's problems at Hamilton College (Clinton, New York) in...
Dates: 1824 - 1910

Reverend J. Irwin Smith memoirs

Identifier: c-00018
Scope and Contents

This collections consists of typewritten memoirs that recount the religious history of the Lake Superior region from 1825 to 1865. Smith uses letters written while he was in Ontonagon to describe his own ministry, as well as the hardships faced by ministers of all denominations who worked in the wilderness regions of Upper Michigan.

Dates: undated

St. John's Student Parish publication

Identifier: UA-28.8
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a 25th anniversary history of the St. John's (Catholic) Student Parish at Michigan State University written by Joseph L. Druse, Professor Emeritus, Department of Humanities. The history begins with the founding of St. Thomas Aquinas Parish in 1940, and the founding of St. John's in 1957. It touches on social, political, and religious issues over the years 1957-1983. This history also contains a list of Parish staff members.

Dates: 1983

Swartz Creek Community Methodist Church history

Identifier: c-00156
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a centennial history (1956) of the Swartz Creek Community Methodist Church in Swartz Creek, Michigan. The history was prepared by church members Daniel and Marion Miller. It contains a history of the church, a membership list, photographs of the church and church members, and histories of church committees and organizations, such as the Methodist Youth Fellowship.

Dates: 1956

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