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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

Clark L. Brody papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-1.1.4
Scope and Content Copies of the first and second drafts of Brody's history of the Michigan Farm Bureau comprise the major part of the papers. Much of the information contained in these manuscripts did not appear in his book In the Service of the Farmer: My life in the Michigan Farm Bureau (Michigan State University Press, 1959), which is a much shorter history than he had originally intended. The book is autobiographical and describes the changes in farming and in the life of...
Dates: 1847 - 2007

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 Mumford papers

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Identifier: UA-17.91
Scope and Contents The papers of Eben Mumford contain case notes, data, and manuscripts of rural communities and land utilization studies of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Professional correspondence, research data, manuscripts, research notes from the agriculture experiment station, standard of living in Michigan projects, the rural church project, and Michigan school districts are also found in Mumford’s papers. Also included are class notes, possibly from classes Mumford taught.The...
Dates: 1915 - 1940

English family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00064
Scope and Contents This collection relates mainly to Albert D. English, his wife, the former Marion Brown Monteith, their daughter Jean English Wisner, and Albert's sister, Annetta English.Many letters in Albert's personal correspondence, especially those from his sister, Annetta, contain references of local historical interest. Annetta English, in her diaries and essays, recorded a great deal of the history of the Manchester, Michigan area. Albert kept personal notes in this field, and also...
Dates: 1829 - 1954

Irving Kirshman papers

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Identifier: UA-10.3.69
Scope and Contents The papers of Irving "Happy" Kirshman consist of a scrapbook (1905-1914), programs from Michigan Agricultural College events (1912-1913), and miscellaneous memorabilia (1909-1911). The scrapbook contains a variety of items pertaining to farming activities and to student life at Michigan Agricultural College, including athletic schedules, post cards, photographs, programs, invitations, certificates, menus, greeting cards, posters, report cards, news clippings, college songs and tickets. The...
Dates: 1905 - 1914

Sarah Van Hoosen Jones papers

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Identifier: UA-1.1.3
Scope and Contents The Sarah Van Hoosen Jones papers document her academic, agricultural, and civic accomplishments, and her interest in local Rochester history, but offer a very incomplete record of her activities as a farmer and a member of the State Board of Agriculture, and the Association of Governing Boards of State Universities and Allied Institutions. In her master's thesis and scientific articles, she discusses theories of dairy farm management and animal genetics, but there is almost no information...
Dates: 1852 - 1972

William F. Raven papers

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Identifier: UA-17.96
Scope and Contents The William Raven papers consist of correspondence related his job as an Agricultural Extension Agent. The correspondence consists of letters to Raven requesting information, replies to his letters, a few letters from his superiors, and some letters relating to his duties as an agent. There are also a few letters in the collection from Raven himself. The Raven family materials folder contains copies of genealogical information on Edwin Morse who was Paulina Raven's husband, newspaper...
Dates: 1913 - 1915, 1981, Undated

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