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Old Newaygo Dairy Herd Improvement Association records

 Collection
Identifier: UA-28.9
Scope and Contents The collection includes herd records, progress reports, printed materials, and letters relating to the Old Newaygo Dairy Herd Improvement Association (D.H.I.A.) of Fremont, Newaygo County, Michigan.Several samples are included of early cow and herd records (1905-1913). Also included is a bulletin from the Dairy and Food Department (1907) describing cow-testing in Denmark, and the start of cow-testing in the United States.Other items include a state D.H.I.A. records; a...
Dates: 1905 - 1955

Parmalee family collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00529
Scope and Content

The collection consists of a ledger of farm records which contains a register of students from Michigan State University who visited the farm with their class in the years 1922-1928 and some memoirs which are not dated. Also included are numerous newspaper and magazine articles which describe Parmalee and his farm.

Dates: 1900 - 1930

Pierpont Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00096
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters from friends in Dexter, encouraging him to move back. They discuss agricultural prospects, politics, and local gossip. Also included are some family correspondence and rough genealogy for the Smith family.

Dates: 1829 - 1842

Powell family papers

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Identifier: c-00059
Scope and Contents The papers include the last will and testament (1826) of John Powell; and nine letters (1803-1846) and their typed transcriptions relating to John Leavitt Powell and his family, giving information about agricultural conditions in New York and Michigan. There is also a farm account book (1846-1887) containing a family record, and several receipts (1842-1843) of Joseph Priestley Powell, son of John L. Powell, who operated a farm in the township of Ronald, Ionia County, Michigan. Also included...
Dates: 1803 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1803 - 1887

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

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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

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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

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