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Charles F. Monroe papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00064
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...
Dates: 1959

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

Clara Waldron collection

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Identifier: c-00415
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials assembled by the donor, mostly relating to the early settlers and history of Lenawee County, Michigan. Included are deeds, mortgages, and other legal documents (1821-1880) of Tecumseh, Michigan, as well as accounts of a gristmill (1849, 1858). There is also a written report (1899) of a legislative trip to Bay City by the Joint Committee on State Affairs and Private Corporations of the Michigan House of Representatives to investigate Michigan's then new beet...
Dates: 1821 - 1925; Majority of material found within 1821 - 1899

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

Climax, Michigan collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00071
Scope and Contents

The collection contains photocopies of newspaper clippings (1924, circa 1926) concerning the establishment of Michigan's Rural free Delivery Service in Climax, Michigan in 1896. Also a photocopy of the book entitled Early Days in Climax (undated) describing school, teachers, town buildings, inventor Hiram Moore, and containing reminiscences of life in Climax in the mid- to late-1800s.

Dates: 1924, circa 1926, undated

Commission on Inquiry into the Cost of Milk records

 Collection
Identifier: c-00180
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the majority and minority reports of the Commission on Inquiry into the Cost of Milk, appointed by Michigan Governor William Brucker. The commission presented its reports to Brucker in 1931. Also included are the constitution, by-laws, and history of the Michigan Milk Producers Association. The commission apparently used these materials in preparing its findings.

Dates: 1931

Crosby family papers

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Identifier: c.00268
Scope and Contents The Crosby family papers consist primarily of diaries kept by family members in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Michigan. Hale E. and Mary Chamberlain Crosby, who lived in Concord, New Hampshire and later Ashby, Massachusetts, kept a journal recording their work, their religious and social activities. The Crosbys moved with Mary's parents, the Chamberlains, to New Buffalo, Michigan in 1844.Their son, J. Birney Crosby, was sent from Michigan to Massachusetts in 1860 to attend...
Dates: 1838 - 1900

Delatos H. Goldsmith papers

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Identifier: 00180
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the diaries of Delatos H. Goldsmith. The entries contain the day's weather, his activities, and who visited that day. He wrote what he paid or was paid for goods and services. The entries center around activities related to the farm. The entries contain little personal information. He also rarely mentions his wife by name or her activities. Goldsmith also includes names in his entries but has little or no explanation of their relationship to him.Also...
Dates: 1906 - 1929

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

Dunks family papers

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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

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