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Ravenna Grange No. 373, Muskegon County, Michigan records

 Collection
Identifier: c-00153
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a volume of the Ravenna Grange No. 373, of Muskegon County, Michigan (1898-1905). The minutes contain information on Grange officers, expenses, and activities.

Dates: 1898 - 1905

Rawson Smith family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00072
Scope and Contents The Smith family papers consist mostly of Alfred Smith's letters to his parents while he was in the Army, and correspondence exchanged by family members in Michigan and New York in the years following the war. The collection also includes various documents including insurance policies, deeds, mortgages, and a lottery advertisement (1868).Subjects of particular interest from Alfred's correspondence include conditions in the Union hospital at Albany, New York (July 12, 1862);...
Dates: 1850 - 1892

Robert R. Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00127
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection deals with Smith's activities as a sheep breeder for the five years, 1886-1891. Included are: 1) correspondence of inquiry; 2) advertising of his flock; and 3) relations with several agricultural and sheep breeding associations. Also included are Smith's activities in education and religion, i.e. speeches, school and church supply catalogers and the 1889 State of Michigan guidelines for training teachers during the summer. The collection also contains an 1891...
Dates: 1880 - 1916

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

Samuel H. Abbott papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00308
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence addressed primarily to Samuel H. Abbott of Cedar Dale, Sanilac County, Michigan, from members of his family. The letters include a remedy for small pox, references to the draft and techniques of dodging it during the Civil War, concern over sale prices of farm products, especially wheat, and one letter concerning the great fires of October 1871 and the damage done by them in Sanilac County and in Ontario, Canada.Also included is a diary...
Dates: 1853 - 1903

Samuel Johnson papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.120
Scope and Contents The early correspondence gives a description of Civil War fighting in Virginia and comments on the controversy following McClellan’s removal by Lincoln. The correspondence from the 1870s recounts Johnson’s efforts as Professor of Agriculture and deal with animal sales and purchases, grain tests, and other topics. Also included are lectures read by Johnson and Ray Stannard Baker’s student notebook of lectures given by Johnson.The second portion of the collection contains the...
Dates: 1824 - 1944

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

Smith family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00074
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the business and farm records of George Anson Smith, his brother (Legrand J. Smith), and his sons (Fred, Azariel, and Frank R.), of Somerset, Hillsdale County, Michigan. George A. Smith owned several farms and with his brother operated two general stores and a grain exchange, which were later taken over by his sons. In 1856 he purchased the Gamble farm near Somerset and later purchased several other farms near it. In 1858 he and his brother built the brick store...
Dates: 1853 - 1927

The Grange Visitor publication

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Identifier: c-00520
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the Grange Visitor, a publication of the Michigan Grange. The publication covers meetings, notices, and discusses social problems faced by farmers and was published at different locations. This collection contains volumes 11, 18-21; 1885-1886, 1893-1896 with large gaps.

Dates: 1884 - 1896

Thomas Wright diary

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Identifier: c-00009
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the diary of Thomas Wright (1831-1841) as it was published in the Tecumseh Herald in 1955, with a brief history of Tecumseh, Michigan. Wright's diary chronicles his relocation in 1831 from Massachusetts to Michigan, where he bought a farm. Earliest entries in the diary detail his journey across Lake Erie in a crowded boat that carried 250 passengers "of every age and condition".

Dates: 1955

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