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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

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

Elton B. Hill papers

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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

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

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 State Grange records

 Collection
Identifier: 00187
Scope and Contents The records of the Michigan State Grange are held by the MSU Archives and the Bentley Historical Library in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The MSU Archives holds the Grange records from the following counties: Allegan, Barry, Benzie, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Clare, Clinton, Eaton, Grand Traverse, Gratiot, Ingham, Ionia, Isabella, Kalamazoo, Kalkaska, Kent, Leelanau, Manistee, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Osceola, Otsego, Ottawa, Shiawassee, St. Joseph, Van Buren,...
Dates: 1873 - 2009

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

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Brody, Lewis Kinney 1
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Carleton, Will, 1845-1912 1
Farmers' Week (East Lansing, Mich.) 1
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Friday, David, 1876-1945 1
Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada 1
Hill, Elton B. (Elton Brainard), 1894-1980 1
Jones, Sarah Van Hoosen 1
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Michigan Agricultural College. Extension Division 1
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Michigan. Department of Agriculture. State Bean Industry Committee 1
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Stockman, Dora Hall, 1872-1948 1
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United States. Department of Agriculture. Dry Beans and Peas Advisory Committee 1
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United States. Food Distribution Administration 1
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Van Hoosen, Bertha, 1863-1952 1
Wheaton, Dean, 1940- 1
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Willits, Mr. (Edwin), 1830-1896 1
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