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Scope and Contents The Monroe papers consist of Charles Monroe's typewritten reminiscences, written in 1959 at age eighty-six. He discusses the history of Webberville, Michigan, the political and social life of the community, education in rural schools, market conditions and the costs of goods and services, as well as agricultural life and work. Monroe includes family history and anecdotes, especially about his father. He also includes a poem he wrote entitled "Webberville." Finally, there is a letter from...
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
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 ...
- Byron (Mich.) 1
- Carlisle (Mich.) 1
- Dorr (Mich.) 1
- Ingham County (Mich.) 1
- Ingham County (Mich.) -- History 1
- Kalamo (Mich. : Township) 1
- Lansing (Mich.) 1
- Letters (correspondence) 1
- Lumbering -- Wisconsin 1
- Michigan -- Economic conditions 1
- Michigan -- Politics and government 1
- Michigan -- Social life and customs 1
- Photographs 1
- Shipping -- Great Lakes (North America) 1
- Webberville (Mich.) 1 ∧ less
- Brown, Vernon J. (Vernon Jacobs) 1
- Monroe, Robert Emmet 1