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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

American Agri-Women records

 Collection
Identifier: 00155
Scope and Contents The American Agri-Women records are organized into nine series. While the entire collection is well worth perusing for those interested in the farming conditions and problems in the 1970s, some records are of particular importance. The file "American Agriculture Movement" (box 5, folder 11) contains information regarding a similar organization in Canada. "O.S.H.A. Testimonies" (box 4, folder 39) includes testimonies on pesticides and workers' safety. "New York Miscellaneous" (box 2, folder...
Dates: 1972-1999, 2010-2014

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

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

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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

Eben Mumford papers

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Identifier: UA-17.91
Scope and Contents The papers of Eben Mumford contain case notes, data, and manuscripts of rural communities and land utilization studies of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Professional correspondence, research data, manuscripts, research notes from the agriculture experiment station, standard of living in Michigan projects, the rural church project, and Michigan school districts are also found in Mumford’s papers. Also included are class notes, possibly from classes Mumford taught.The...
Dates: 1915 - 1940

Edity Yokie collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00363
Scope and Contents The collection contains miscellaneous items from Keweenaw County, Michigan assembled by the donor. Included are three small volumes containing household expense records, grocery store accounts, and livestock and farm produce records (1893-1944). Also, several stockholder's notices from the Fulton Mining Company of New York (later the Fulton Copper Company) (1854-1855); teachers' certificates from Macomb and Keweenaw Counties (1868-1892); and Insurance Company of Detroit correspondence...
Dates: 1854 - 1944

Elton B. Hill papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.67
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection contains material relating to the issues that interested Hill most as a teacher and researcher. He taught a number of courses on farm appraisal and agricultural finance, and his reference material appears here. Land tenure, especially the legal and moral implications of father-son partnerships and farm ownership transfers, were of special interest to him.In addition to this, there is also a scrapbook and some memorabilia from his college days at...
Dates: 1862 - 1972

English family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00064
Scope and Contents This collection relates mainly to Albert D. English, his wife, the former Marion Brown Monteith, their daughter Jean English Wisner, and Albert's sister, Annetta English.Many letters in Albert's personal correspondence, especially those from his sister, Annetta, contain references of local historical interest. Annetta English, in her diaries and essays, recorded a great deal of the history of the Manchester, Michigan area. Albert kept personal notes in this field, and also...
Dates: 1829 - 1954

Irving Kirshman papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.69
Scope and Contents The papers of Irving "Happy" Kirshman consist of a scrapbook (1905-1914), programs from Michigan Agricultural College events (1912-1913), and miscellaneous memorabilia (1909-1911). The scrapbook contains a variety of items pertaining to farming activities and to student life at Michigan Agricultural College, including athletic schedules, post cards, photographs, programs, invitations, certificates, menus, greeting cards, posters, report cards, news clippings, college songs and tickets. The...
Dates: 1905 - 1914

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