Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 10 of 39

Ada Hunt Whitehouse papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00124
Scope and Contents The Ada Hunt Whitehouse papers include her personal correspondence and papers. The bulk of the materials, however, deal with the financial records of Mrs. Whitehouse, her family and the Hunt Food Shop. These records include materials concerning family property holdings such as deeds, mortgages and title abstracts. Federal, state and local tax records are also present. The papers contain Ada Hunt Whitehouse's check ledgers and statements. In addition there are other financial records such as...
Dates: 1849 - 1972

Alton Wheaton papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00208
Scope and Contents

The Alton Wheaton papers contain primarily financial records and other forms of inventory that Wheaton took while working on his farm. There is also a small section on some of Wheaton’s community activities, some photographs of said activities, and two books on the Wheaton family genealogy. There are also a number of folders containing deeds and titles to various pieces of land Wheaton owned. There are also catalogs, plans, newsletters and brochures on farm topics.

Dates: 1934 - 2006

Bagg family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00251
Scope and Contents The Bagg family papers contain a letter of welcome from residents of Savannah, Georgia, to George Washington, during his visit to Savannah in 1791. Also included are letters to Dr. Joseph Bagg and his wife, Eliza, of Detroit, Michigan. Two letters from Eliza's sister, Abby Billings, send family news and complain about housework (1843, 1844). A letter from the Baggs' son-in-law, W.G. Austin, of Kalamazoo, Michigan, describes the presidential election of 1844. School compositions by the Baggs'...
Dates: 1791, 1839-1844, 1878

Bamber family papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.447
Scope and Contents The Bamber family papers consist primarily of correspondence written or received by members of the family of Joseph S. Bamber, a farmer residing in Oakland County, Michigan. The collection includes letters (1862-1865) to Bamber from members of the Hayes family, related to the Bambers by marriage. These letters describe civilian experiences during the Civil War and contain information on food prices, the draft, and "Copperhead" activity in 1864. Also included are letters...
Dates: 1861 - 1883

Burt and Ila Wermuth papers (00263)

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.430
Scope and Contents The Burt and Ila Wermuth papers consist of materials related to the Wermuths' time in the Grange. Included are lectures given by the Wermuths and others, Grange bulletins, a copy of the October 1944 Michigan Patron, information on pageants, lectures and essays by various state of Michigan professors, a October 1950 Grange Master Address, radio talks, the Master Farmers of Michigan member list and history, as well as activity, games, and music suggestions. Also included is material related to...
Dates: 1926-1973, undated

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

Charles Francis papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00077
Scope and Contents Charles Francis and his wife, Elizabeth, migrated from Wethersfield, Connecticut, through New York and Indiana, eventually settling in New Buffalo, St. Joseph County, Michigan. His papers include correspondence from various members of the Francis family in Connecticut, Kentucky, Illinois, Missouri and Vancouver Island, British Columbia. The collection also contains a ledger of Charles Francis, in which he recorded his daily work as well as expenses and receipts.Much of the...
Dates: 1827 - 1867

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

 Record Group
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

Dunks family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00123
Scope and Contents The Dunks family papers consist primarily of correspondence addressed to Oliver Dunks of Detroit and Coldwater, Michigan, the bulk of which is dated in the 1860s. The letters discuss business, agriculture, and social activities in Southern Michigan. Several also deal with important aspects of the Civil War period, such as "Copperhead" feeling in the North, the election of 1864, and Lincoln's assassination.Of particular interest are letters from Julius Dunks discussing the...
Dates: 1836 - 1877

Filtered By

  • Subject: Agriculture -- Michigan X
  • Subject: Letters (correspondence) X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Agriculture -- Michigan 36
Photographs 13
Diaries 10
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 9
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 9
∨ more
Ledgers (account books) 7
Postcards 7
Michigan -- Politics and government 6
Scrapbooks 6
Agriculture -- Michigan -- Societies, etc. 5
Lansing (Mich.) 5
Legal instruments 5
Account books 4
Education -- Michigan 4
Family histories 4
Michigan -- Social life and customs 4
Publications 4
Branch County (Mich.) 3
Commercial correspondence 3
Journals (accounts) 3
Lenawee County (Mich.) 3
Michigan 3
Michigan -- Religion 3
Proceedings 3
Programs (Publications) 3
Reports 3
Speeches 3
Taxation -- Michigan 3
Agricultural exhibitions 2
Agriculture -- Economic aspects 2
Agriculture, Cooperative 2
Allegan County (Mich.) 2
Berrien County (Mich.) 2
Contracts 2
Draft 2
Education, Secondary -- Michigan 2
Farm management 2
Farm management -- Michigan 2
Farmers -- Michigan 2
Farms -- Michigan 2
Frontier and pioneer life -- Michigan 2
General stores -- Michigan 2
Ingham County (Mich.) 2
Insurance policies 2
Kent County (Mich.) 2
Land titles -- Michigan 2
Legislation -- Michigan 2
Livingston County (Mich.) 2
Local taxation -- Michigan 2
Maps 2
Microfilms 2
Minutes (Records) 2
Newaygo County (Mich.) 2
Newsletters 2
Notebooks 2
Oakland County (Mich.) 2
Poetry 2
Saint Joseph County (Mich.) 2
Sheep -- Breeding 2
Songbooks 2
Student activities -- Michigan 2
United States -- Economic conditions -- 19th century 2
Universities and colleges -- Faculty 2
Wexford County (Mich.) 2
Women in agriculture 2
Acapulco (Mexico) 1
Advertising -- Agriculture 1
Agricultural colleges -- Michigan 1
Agricultural extension work 1
Agricultural laws and legislation -- Michigan 1
Agricultural prices 1
Agriculture 1
Agriculture -- Accounting 1
Agriculture -- California 1
Agriculture -- Connecticut 1
Agriculture -- Drama 1
Agriculture -- Indiana 1
Agriculture -- New York (State) 1
Agriculture -- Poetry -- Michigan 1
Agriculture -- Societies, etc. 1
Agriculture -- Study and teaching 1
Agriculture and politics -- United States 1
Alcohol -- Law and legislation -- Michigan 1
Allegan (Mich.) 1
Alpena County (Mich.) 1
Annual reports 1
Autobiographies 1
Barry County (Mich.) 1
Bean industry 1
Benzie County (Mich.) 1
Botany 1
British Columbia 1
Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861 1
Business -- Michigan 1
By-laws 1
Byron (Mich.) 1
Cadillac (Mich.) 1
Calhoun County (Mich.) 1
California 1
∧ less
 
Names
Michigan Agricultural College 5
Michigan State Grange 3
Michigan State University. Cooperative Extension Service 3
Kuhn, Madison, 1910-1985 2
Michigan Agricultural College. Extension Division 2
∨ more
Michigan Master Farmers 2
Michigan State University. Board of Trustees 2
National Grange 2
Abbott, Samuel H., 1853-1903 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
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
Carleton, Will, 1845-1912 1
Chamberlain family (Henry Chamberlain, 1824-1907) 1
Chamberlain, Henry, 1824-1907 1
Chamberlain, Mellen, 1821-1900 1
Clute, O. (Oscar) 1
Dartmouth College 1
Dickerman, James 1
Dickerman, Samuel 1
Dunckel, Oshea G. 1
Dunks, Fred S. 1
Faling, Charles 1
Farmers' Week (East Lansing, Mich.) 1
Federal Surplus Commodities Corporation 1
Francis, Charles 1
Friday, David, 1876-1945 1
Future Farmers of America. Michigan Association 1
Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada 1
Harvard University 1
Hayes family (Joseph S. Bamber, 1835-1907) 1
Hill, Elton B. (Elton Brainard), 1894-1980 1
Hunt, William 1
Johnson, Samuel, 1839-1916 1
Jones, Sarah Van Hoosen 1
Liberty Hyde Bailey Museum 1
Lickly family (William Lickly) 1
Michigan 4-H Youth Programs 1
Michigan Agricultural College. Students 1
Michigan Artificial Breeders Cooperative 1
Michigan DHIA 1
Michigan Farm Bureau 1
Michigan State College 1
Michigan State College. Agricultural Experiment Station 1
Michigan State College. Student Grange 1
Michigan State College. Students. Societies, etc 1
Michigan State University. Agricultural Experiment Station 1
Michigan State University. Alumni and alumnae 1
Michigan State University. Broadcasting Services 1
Michigan State University. Class of 1881 1
Michigan State University. Class of 1882 1
Michigan State University. Class of 1883 1
Michigan State University. Class of 1904 1
Michigan State University. Department of Farm Management 1
Michigan State University. Faculty 1
Michigan State University. History 1
Michigan State University. Horticulture Department 1
Michigan Woman's Christian Temperance Union 1
Michigan. Department of Agriculture. State Bean Industry Committee 1
Michigan. Department of Public Instruction 1
Michigan. State Board of Agriculture 1
Moral Re-armament (Organization) 1
Mumford, Eben 1
Olivet College 1
Predmore, Miles C. 1
Price family (Lewis Price) 1
Rock Island Arsenal (Ill.) 1
Sigma Chi Fraternity 1
Smith family (George Anson Smith, 1825-1885) 1
Smith family (Rawson Smith, 1814-1895) 1
Smith, Abigail 1
Smith, Alfred A. 1
Smith, Hazel Neu 1
Smith, Howard Remus, 1872- 1
Smith, Pierpont L. 1
Smith, Rawson 1
Smith, Robert R. 1
Stockman, Dora Hall, 1872-1948 1
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 6th (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 14th (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 18th (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 22nd (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 8th (1861-1865) 1
United States. Army. New Hampshire Infantry Regiment, 6th (1861-1865) 1
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 126th (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 78th (1862-1864) 1
United States. Army. Quartermaster Corps 1
∧ less