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Dora Hall Stockman papers

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Identifier: UA-1.1.11
Scope and Contents Dora Hall Stockman was an East Lansing, Michigan resident and was actively involved in local affairs. The collection contains a typed transcript of her autobiography, correspondence, publications, and newspaper clippings of the various activities in which she participated.Stockman's primary interest was in the State Grange. As an active member she helped establish county Granges throughout the state and held several state offices including that of State Grange Lecturer (1914-1930)....
Dates: 1910 - 1948

Eben Pearson Dorr papers

Identifier: c-00366
Scope and Contents The majority of the papers consist of six diaries (1888-1937) written by Eben Pearson Dorr. The diaries from 1888 to 1892 describe life in the Buffalo, New York area. The Manistee County, Michigan area is described in the 1936 to 1937 diaries. The 1888-1891 diary contains descriptions of Chicago; Kansas City, Kansas; St. Louis and Washington, D.C. Also among the papers are a Horace Greeley autograph (February 9, 1871); and a passport, issued August 13, 1861, to George P. Dorr by Charles...
Dates: 1861 - 1937

Elizabeth Kellogg papers

Identifier: 00147
Scope and Contents The collection contains 35 letters and 2 homemade account journals. Eight letters (1849-1899) were written by relatives of Mrs. Kellogg. The other letters, written to or by Mrs. Kellogg (nee Rogers) or her relatives (1923-1938) relate rural life during the Great Depression. The letters are from Springfield; Ganges, Michigan; Alaedon; Burlington, Iowa; Mason, Michigan; Goshen, Indiana; Orchards, Washington; Andrews, Indiana; Detroit, Michigan; Elkhart, Indiana; Clinton, Oklahoma; Oklahoma...
Dates: 1838 - 1978

Ernest Jack Sharpe papers

Identifier: c-00299
Scope and Contents This collection contains manuscripts of two plays, "Fugitives" (1916), and "Getting in Good With Gimpy" (1932), and several published poems about Michigan written by Ernest Jack Sharpe, the creator of the fictional character "Newaygo Newt". Also included are a newspaper articles by Sharpe dealing with the sinking in 1899 of the schooner "Hunter Savidg", and with the history of Christmas cards. In addition, there is an article written by Sharpe about Jacob Sharpstone's will, a copy of which...
Dates: 1899 - 1963

Ethel Rathke papers

Identifier: UA-17.441
Scope and Contents

The bulk of this collection consists of scrapbooks. The twenty scrapbooks are filled with newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and pictures covering such diverse topics as World War II, the Middle East, Lansing and East Lansing, Japanese culture and flower gardening. Also included are Ethel Rathke's prose and poetry and her correspondence with publishing companies, friends, and acquaintances.

Dates: 1900 - 1970

Florine Folks Plumb papers

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Identifier: UA-10.3.198
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the poem "The 25th Anniversary of 4-H Clubs" written in 1940 by Plumb and newspaper and magazine articles from 1940, 1942, 1961, and 1983 about her being judged best in a contest and winning an REO touring car. Also included are two scans of a photograph of Plumb and her family in the touring car from 1910. The collection also contains a 1920 Baccalaureate Service Program and a 1920 M.A.C. (Michigan Agricultural College) Band Concert Program. ...
Dates: 1910 - 1991

Frank D. Lewis collection

Identifier: c-00199
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two Civil War poems, "The Dying Soldier at Manassas" and "The Veteran's Growl." "The Veteran's Growl" was written by a soldier who was sent to Texas on garrison duty after the war ended. The author describes the miserable conditions in Texas and satirizes War Department policies and Union leaders.

Also included is a brief genealogy of the Lewis family.

Dates: undated

Frank Pyatt papers

Identifier: c-00192
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two poems and a unpublished novel, Woodman's Trail, written by Frank Pyatt. Both the poems and the novel describe Michigan lumbering in the pine era. Pyatt wrote several fictional accounts of Michigan lumbering, largely because he was dissatisfied with historical accounts.

Also included are biographical notes from an interview with Pyatt.

Dates: undated

George Henry Ellis papers

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Identifier: UA-10.3.63
Scope and Contents

Papers of George Ellis consist of a scrapbook, college songs, poems written by Ellis, and a line graph Ellis drew showing his salary increases and describing his various engineering jobs from 1907 to 1950. The scrapbook contains photographs of Ellis and his friends, a 1906 Michigan Agricultural College calendar, college songs and yells, and photographs cut from M.A.C. catalogs dating from 1899.

Dates: 1905 - 1952

George L. La Forest collection

Identifier: c-00661
Scope and Content This civil war collection of George L. La Forest includes letters, a copy of an article about the shooting of President Lincoln, a copy of Lincoln's declaration of war, an image of the locomotive L. H. Tupper, the poem "Break the News Gently", a certificate of indebtedness, an advertisement for Peninsular Stove Company, and a ledger about communications received. The materials mostly refer to the New England region.The Civil Ware materials have been scanned and placed...
Dates: 1863 - 1896

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