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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

Liberty Hyde Bailey papers

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Identifier: UA-10.3.1
Scope and Contents The papers of Liberty Hyde Bailey span the years 1855-1958. The majority of the materials were received from the Liberty Hyde Birthsite Bailey Museum in South Haven, Michigan. The collection contains correspondence, writings by Bailey, newspaper and magazine clippings and photographs. The collection also includes reproductions of botanical drawings. The correspondence includes three Christmas cards from Bailey to his wife; a collection of business letters; a letter from China in...
Dates: 1852 - 1958

Manly Miles papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-17.449
Scope and Contents The four letters were written by Manly Miles to his brother, Isaac. Three dated 1848 were written while he was at Western Reserve College, and the fourth, dated 1850, while he attended Rush Medical College. Typewritten copies are included for each. Letters dated 1848 provide descriptions of Western Reserve College and various professors. There are references to fellow Michigan students C. Bartlett, I. T. Hinman, H. A. Goodale, and Doc Kenny, and to family matters and members including an...
Dates: 1848 - 1888

Michigan Bean Company records

 Collection
Identifier: 00110
Scope and Contents of the Records Efforts covering a sixty-year span to improve farm markets through the pooling of farm commodities, the organization of growers and shippers, promotional marketing and advertising, and bean research are documented in letters, newspaper clippings, articles and legal documents in the collection. In these records are correspondence, memoranda and articles on state and federal agricultural subsidy programs and restrictions. There also is the Wickes Corporation merger, documented through notes,...
Dates: 1906 - 1980

Michigan Future Farmers of America records

 Collection
Identifier: 00236
Scope and Contents

The Michigan Future Farmers of American records include American Farmer Degree applications, membership materials including rosters and applications, competition materials, Michigan FFA newsletters, meeting minutes, national convention proceedings, manuals, pamphlets and programs, photographs, leadership conference materials, state convention materials, audio and video cassettes of conventions.

Dates: 1929 - 2002

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

Sarah Van Hoosen Jones papers

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Identifier: UA-1.1.3
Scope and Contents The Sarah Van Hoosen Jones papers document her academic, agricultural, and civic accomplishments, and her interest in local Rochester history, but offer a very incomplete record of her activities as a farmer and a member of the State Board of Agriculture, and the Association of Governing Boards of State Universities and Allied Institutions. In her master's thesis and scientific articles, she discusses theories of dairy farm management and animal genetics, but there is almost no information...
Dates: 1852 - 1972

Smith family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00074
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the business and farm records of George Anson Smith, his brother (Legrand J. Smith), and his sons (Fred, Azariel, and Frank R.), of Somerset, Hillsdale County, Michigan. George A. Smith owned several farms and with his brother operated two general stores and a grain exchange, which were later taken over by his sons. In 1856 he purchased the Gamble farm near Somerset and later purchased several other farms near it. In 1858 he and his brother built the brick store...
Dates: 1853 - 1927

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Michigan Agricultural College 4
Michigan State University. Agricultural Experiment Station 3
Michigan State University. Cooperative Extension Service 3
Farmers' Week (East Lansing, Mich.) 2
Kuhn, Madison, 1910-1985 2
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Michigan State College 2
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Michigan State University. Board of Trustees 2
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Alpha Zeta. Kedzie Chapter (Michigan State University) 1
American Association of Agricultural College Editors 1
Bailey, L. H. (Liberty Hyde), 1858-1954 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
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
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
Dartmouth College 1
Federal Surplus Commodities Corporation 1
Friday, David, 1876-1945 1
Future Farmers of America. Michigan Association 1
Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada 1
Hannah, John A., 1902-1991 1
Harvard University 1
Hill, Elton B. (Elton Brainard), 1894-1980 1
Jones, Sarah Van Hoosen 1
Kirshman, Irving 1
Liberty Hyde Bailey Museum 1
Master Farmers of America 1
Michigan Agricultural College. Extension Division 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 Master Farmers 1
Michigan State College. Agricultural Experiment Station 1
Michigan State College. Student Grange 1
Michigan State College. Students. Societies, etc 1
Michigan State Grange 1
Michigan State University. Agriculture and Natural Resource Information 1
Michigan State University. Broadcasting Services 1
Michigan State University. Class of 1882 1
Michigan State University. Class of 1904 1
Michigan State University. Class of 1914 1
Michigan State University. College of Agriculture and Natural Resources 1
Michigan State University. College of Human Ecology 1
Michigan State University. Cooperative Extension Research Information 1
Michigan State University. Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 1
Michigan State University. Department of Farm Management 1
Michigan State University. Faculty 1
Michigan State University. Farmers' Club 1
Michigan State University. History 1
Michigan State University. University Farms 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
Miles, Isaac 1
Miles, Manly, 1826-1898 1
Mumford, Eben 1
National Grange 1
Old Newaygo Dairy Herd Improvement Association 1
Olivet College 1
Parmalee family 1
Parmalee, William 1
Rabild, Helmer 1
Rock Island Arsenal (Ill.) 1
Rozema, Henry 1
Rush Medical College 1
Sigma Chi Fraternity 1
Smith family (George Anson Smith, 1825-1885) 1
Smith, Hazel Neu 1
Smith, Howard Remus, 1872- 1
Stockman, Dora Hall, 1872-1948 1
United States. Army. Quartermaster Corps 1
United States. Department of Agriculture 1
United States. Department of Agriculture. Dry Beans and Peas Advisory Committee 1
United States. Department of the Treasury 1
United States. Federal Farm Board 1
United States. Food Distribution Administration 1
United States. War Food Administration 1
Van Hoosen family (Sarah Van Hoosen Jones, 1892-1972) 1
Van Hoosen, Bertha, 1863-1952 1
Wheaton, Dean, 1940- 1
Wickes Corporation 1
Willits, Mr. (Edwin), 1830-1896 1
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