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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

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

Elisha Cross papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00537
Scope and Contents

The Elisha Cross papers include an illustrated physics manual given to Cross in 1832 by John B. Calhoun ("President of the Moulders of the Howell Works Co."). Cross and his daughter, Susan, used the manual for a personal journal, scrapbook and botanical notebook (including plant specimens). The papers also contain a photographic copy of a drawing of the Hance farm and documents related to real estate Cross owned in the Detroit area.

Dates: 1832-1892, 1903

Hooper family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00117
Scope and Contents

The Hooper family papers consist primarily of correspondence between members of the Hooper and Goodwin families living in Oakland and Lapeer Counties, Michigan. The letters discuss family news, agriculture, and the activities of various family members. The collection also includes poetry, recipes, tax receipts, a deed, expense accounts, and an agricultural diary.

Dates: 1861 - 1910

John C. Evatt papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.427
Scope and Content The John C. Evatt papers contain financial and administrative records from the Michigan Artificial Breeders Cooperative, Inc. (MABC). The collection includes records of sales made by the organization within Evatt's jurisdiction, summaries of receipts, membership applications, and member breeding records. Many of the documents in the collection contain names and address of the farms in the areas of Goodrich, Grand Blanc, Davisburg, Oakland County, Michigan. There is also correspondence to...
Dates: 1918 - 1975

Madge Ladd collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00389
Scope and Contents This collection contains farm diaries and accounts (1854-1871) of Josiah W. Bliss who moved from Portage, New York in 1863 to Oakland County, Michigan, and later (1869) to Kent County Michigan. Daily events and expenditures of a Rockford, Kent County farm are noted. One account book (1864) lists buyers and prices for the sale of farm animals and machinery.Also included is an account book (1852-1857) for a general store operated by Marvin Ladd in Milford, Michigan, which has also...
Dates: 1852 - 1918

William M. Axford papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00017
Scope and Contents

William Axford operated a store in Oakland Township of Oakland County, Michigan, and at various times served as postmaster, township supervisor, and notary public. Much of the collection consists of miscellaneous financial dealings and bills for provisions. There is material relating to estates which he executed. And there is correspondence of limited value between his postal office and the Post Office Department in Washington.

Dates: 1832 - 1886

Wixom family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00131
Scope and Contents The Wixom family papers contain a number of land title transfers and other documents relating to Oakland, Genesee, Ionia, Montcalm, and Shiawassee Counties, Michigan. The collection includes a mandate to collect school taxes (1839), a federal income tax return for 1865, records of major family expenses for 1886-1888, and deposit certificates from the Milford State Bank dated 1887 and 1907. The collection also contains petitions (1871) from residents of Milford, Commerce, Novi, and Lyon,...
Dates: 1822 - 1907

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