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Town family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00132
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of letters between Oka and Sarah Ann while he was in Lansing, Michigan. Sarah Ann's letters deal mainly with family matters and the farm. In his letters, Oka describes Lansing and the politics of the Constitutional Convention and the legislature.Their son, Carlton, married Nellie Faling and the couple settled in Clam Lake, Michigan (now Cadillac), where they ran a store. A series of letters from Nellie to her family in 1875-1876 describes their...
Dates: 1830 - 1932

Treiber family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00151
Scope and Contents The Treiber papers consist of correspondence, family history, and teaching certificates. John Treiber's letters to his wife, which make up the bulk of the collection, were written in 1872 and 1873 when he was sailing on the Great Lakes and working as a lumberjack in Oconto, Wisconsin. Mary Treiber's letters from family and friends (1869-1889) discuss everyday matters such as sick babies, sharecroppers, and family activities. Correspondence from Marion Howell of Lansing describe life in the...
Dates: 1863 - 1889

UA 1.0 Michigan Board of Agriculture Report

 Record Group — Volume: Michigan State Board of Agriculture volumes
Identifier: Serial-00463
Scope and Contents The Michigan Board of Agriculture Reports document that activities of ths Michigan State Agricultural Society which was formed to provide information to farmers.The Society went on to manage the Michigan Agricultural College. This responsibility was later turned over to a newly created State Board of Agriculture. Because of this yearly reports of the college appear in these volumes. Information about MSU includes, finances, enrollment, research acitivies, as well as reports by individual...
Dates: 1849-1859, 1864-1957

University Farm collection

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-16.135
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials related to the College Farm at Michigan State University. The records include daybooks, which log tasks students worked on along with the location, date and time spent. Also included is a stock register listing the names, descriptions and ownership histories of the animals at Michigan Agricultural College (now known as Michigan State University). The collection contains many photographs of horses, including Belgians, Clydesdales, and Percheron. The...
Dates: 1860 - 1976

Vernon J. Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00022
Scope and Contents The Vernon J. Brown papers consist of a typewritten manuscript, "70 years - 17 Governors" and a reprint of Brown's published reminiscences of pioneering history and farm life in the area of Ingham County, Michigan. The former document includes personal impressions of prominent men in Michigan government and education, including the seventeen governors with whom Brown worked and served, from Hazen Pingree to G. Mennen Williams. Brown, who was owner and editor of the ...
Dates: 1959

Waldron family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00413
Scope and Contents This collection contains deeds, mortgages, tax receipts, and a diary (1878) of Aaron K. Waldron, a prominent farmer of Tecumseh, Lenawee County, Michigan. Also included is family correspondence (1863-1879) including two Civil War letters (1863) to Waldron's wife, nee Sarah Gunderman, from her brothers John, 126th New York Regiment, and Abram, 148th New York Regiment.The Civil War letters have been transcribed, scanned and placed online at ...
Dates: 1846 - 1904

Walter G. Kirkpatrick papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.30
Scope and Contents

The bulk of the collection consists of Kirkpatrick's daily appointment books from 1939-1950. Other materials in the collection consist of one publication credited to Kirkpatrick, a report on his travels in Europe and an annual report from the Antrim County Agricultural Agent. The collection also contains five 16mm films: four related to the Muscular Dystrophy Associations of America and one related to the Antrim County [Michigan] USO War Fund Drive.

Dates: 1939 - 1951

Warden family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00118
Scope and Contents The Warden family papers include correspondence (1832-1831), personal diaries (1876-1886), poetry, a teaching certificate (1874), and a brief family tree.The earliest correspondence in the collection includes a number of letters (1832-1835) to Warden from friends in Scotland. The remainder of the letters are mostly from family members living in various places in Michigan. Civil War period correspondence includes letters to Warden from Major Dean, a family friend serving with the...
Dates: 1832 - 1886

William F. Raven papers

 Record Group
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

William H. Osborne diary

 Collection
Identifier: c-00488
Scope and Contents

The diary includes the records of expenses and earnings for Osborne's farm in 1864 as well as personal entries. Also included are cash accounts involving work in the legislature and a record of bounty funds paid to Osborne for recruitment of Civil War soldiers.

Dates: 1864

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Livingston County (Mich.) 2
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Michigan Agricultural College 8
Kuhn, Madison, 1910-1985 7
Michigan State University. Cooperative Extension Service 6
Michigan State Grange 5
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Michigan State University. Board of Trustees 3
Michigan State University. Department of Agricultural Economics 3
National Grange 3
Farmers' Week (East Lansing, Mich.) 2
Michigan Agricultural College. Extension Division 2
Michigan Master Farmers 2
Michigan State College. Agricultural Experiment Station 2
Michigan State University 2
Michigan State University. Horticulture Department 2
Michigan. State Board of Agriculture 2
Waldron, Clara May 2
Abbott, Samuel H., 1853-1903 1
Alpha Zeta. Kedzie Chapter (Michigan State University) 1
American Association of Agricultural College Editors 1
American Red Cross 1
Andersonville Prison 1
Andre family (Samuel Andre, -1881) 1
Andre, Samuel 1
Bailey, L. H. (Liberty Hyde), 1858-1954 1
Baker, Ray Stannard, 1870-1946 1
Bamber family (Joseph S. Bamber, 1835-1907) 1
Bamber, Albert M., 1860-1883 1
Bamber, Herbert, 1858-1937 1
Bamber, Joseph S., 1835-1907 1
Beal, W. J. (William James), 1833-1924 1
Begole, Josiah Williams, 1815-1896 1
Beta Kappa Fraternity. Alpha Phi Chapter (Michigan State College) 1
Bingham, Kinsley S. (Kinsley Scott), 1808-1861 1
Breslin, Jacweir 1
Brody family (Clark Louis Brody, 1879-1961) 1
Brody, Clark L., 1879-1961 1
Brody, Emma Seeley 1
Brody, James Polk 1
Brody, James Seeley 1
Brody, Lewis Kinney 1
Brody, Margaret York 1
Brown, Vernon J. (Vernon Jacobs) 1
Carleton, Will, 1845-1912 1
Case Western Reserve University 1
Chamberlain family (Henry Chamberlain, 1824-1907) 1
Chamberlain, Henry, 1824-1907 1
Chamberlain, Mellen, 1821-1900 1
Clute, O. (Oscar) 1
Crane, Albert A. 1
Dartmouth College 1
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 1
Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
Dickerman, James 1
Dickerman, Samuel 1
Dunckel, Oshea G. 1
Dunks, Fred S. 1
Faling, Charles 1
Farr, George 1
Federal Surplus Commodities Corporation 1
Foster, Joseph 1
Francis, Charles 1
Friday, David, 1876-1945 1
Future Farmers of America. Michigan Association 1
Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada 1
Greenback Labor Party (U.S.) 1
Hale, R. 1
Hale, Sanford 1
Hannah, John A., 1902-1991 1
Harvard University 1
Hayes family (Joseph S. Bamber, 1835-1907) 1
Hill, Elton B. (Elton Brainard), 1894-1980 1
Hodgman, F., 1839-1907 1
Hunt, William 1
Hurlbert, Elizabeth Andre 1
Jenison, Henry Hamilton 1
Johnson, Samuel, 1839-1916 1
Jones, Sarah Van Hoosen 1
Jordan, Henry 1
Kelner, George 1
Kirkpatrick, Walter G. 1
Kirshman, Irving 1
Lansing State Journal 1
Liberty Hyde Bailey Museum 1
Lickly family (William Lickly) 1
Master Farmers of America 1
Michigan 4-H Youth Programs 1
Michigan Agricultural College. Farmers' Institutes 1
Michigan Agricultural College. Phylean Literary Society 1
Michigan Agricultural College. Students 1
Michigan Artificial Breeders Cooperative 1
Michigan DHIA 1
Michigan Farm Bureau 1
Michigan Milk Producers Association 1
Michigan State Agricultural Society 1
Michigan State College. Student Grange 1
Michigan State College. Students. Societies, etc 1
Michigan State University. Agriculture and Natural Resource Information 1
Michigan State University. Alumni Association 1
Michigan State University. Alumni and alumnae 1
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