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James Jones papers

Identifier: c-00103
Scope and Contents The collection consists of James Jones' correspondence and business papers, primarily dealing with his mining concerns. Several letters from Frank Jones reflect the unstable prospects of mining in the 1860s and 1870s. Some letters enthusiastically report on mine prospects and or assessments, but in two letters he warns his brothers to sell out. Several documents relate to the Imperial Silver Quarries Company, including a prospectus, the articles of incorporation, and Annual...
Dates: 1857 - 1888

John Harrington's South Africa papers

Identifier: MSS 259 large
Scope and Contents This collection of papers on the movement for divestment from apartheid South Africa focuses chiefly on California, but there also is material on Michigan (including MSU), Wisconsin, Connecticut, etc. Includes correspondence, reports, legislative bills, court records, memos, and articles and press clippings on the financial and legal aspects of investment in South Africa and divestiture from apartheid South Africa, as well as some anti-apartheid movement materials and photographs. It is...
Dates: 1972-1995

Kirkland family papers

Identifier: c-00127
Scope and Contents The majority of the Kirkland family papers consist of letters between family members who migrated to the United States and relatives who remained in England. The American branch eventually settled in Livingston County, Michigan. Letters discuss family matters, prices, and English farming.One letter (December 1, 1880) describes in detail a trip from Chicago to California by train. A letter dated November 4, 1898 discusses the outcome of the Spanish-American War, the acquisition of...
Dates: 1850-1914, Undated

Larry Tate papers

Identifier: MSS 549 large
Scope and Contents

The Larry Tate papers contain clippings on MSU Student activism and "The Paper," Tate family photographs, published writings, numerous journals written by Tate while living within the Gay community of San Francisco, California, and eulogies by Tate's friends.

Dates: 1939 - 2008

Leonard R. Garlick papers

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Identifier: UA-10.3.223
Scope and Contents The Leonard R. Garlick scrapbook contains photographs of Michigan State University campus, including Old Horticulture, Physics, Chemistry, the Union, Beaumont Tower, Red Cedar River, and the Marching Band. Included are photographs of bells waiting to be put in the Beaumont Tower. There are photographs of a vacation to Munsing, Michigan, including the JP Gordon Freighter which ran aground in Lake Superior, and the Oliver Iron Mining Company and the miners. There are also photographs of...
Dates: 1928 - 1930

Lyman family papers

Identifier: 00128
Scope and Contents The Lyman family papers include correspondence, diaries, property deeds, newspapers, photographs, and other materials for the family of Liberty Lyman and Lucinda Sikes Lyman covering the years 1812-1910.The bulk of the family correspondence consists of letters to Lucinda Lyman from her sons and daughters, as well as letters from friends and relatives in Massachusetts. Especially interesting are the letters of the Lyman sons in California. Many vivid details are given on life in California...
Dates: 1812 - 1910

Marley R. Brown report

Identifier: c-00583
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one copy of the final report, titled, An Historical Overview of Redwood Logging Resources within the Hume Lake Ranger District, Sequoia National Forest, California. The final report was written by Marley R. Brown, III, Principle Investigator and C. Michael Elling, Research Assistant at the Anthropological Studies Center, a Cultural Resources Facility at the Academic Foundation, Inc. at Sonoma State University. The final report is 207 pages and was published in May...
Dates: 1981

Mary Taylor Hale correspondence

Identifier: c-00330
Scope and Contents

The bulk of the correspondence was written by friends and relatives in Michigan and California in the period 1864-1880 to Mary Taylor, later Mrs. Richard Hale, a school teacher residing in Milford, Michigan

In addition to education and the problems of teaching, such topics as the Civil War, the draft, election politics, and farming activities are discussed.

Also included are the courtship letters (1842) of John Taylor of Milford and Jane Wark of New York City.

Dates: 1835 - 1880

Michigan Grape Protest Banners

Identifier: MSS 697
Scope and Contents

The Michigan Grape Protest Banners collection contains two banners related to grape protests at Michigan universities. The organizations represented on these banners include LASO (Latin American Student Organization), Culturas de las Razas (CRU) - a pan-Latino student organization for college students, and MEChA (Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán).

Dates: approximately 1994

Nesmith and Sons records

Identifier: 00078
Scope and Contents This collection consists of accounts, contracts, legal depositions, miscellaneous business documents (promissory notes, checks, receipts, transfer notes, etc.), sea vessel charters, business correspondence, deeds, official statements and logbooks of merchant vessels, and other papers and volumes related to business of Nesmith and Sons, Shipbrokers.Of special interest are a series of letters and documents (November 15 - December 14, 1850) regarding the disposal of the unclaimed...
Dates: 1825 - 1896

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