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Amos Adams Lawrence papers

Identifier: LG-15
Scope and Contents This collection contains five reels of microfilm consisting of Amos Lawrence's personal and business correspondence, legal papers, accounts, political tickets, newspaper clippings and other papers related to Lawrence's business, political, educational, and charitable interests. Subjects include New England Emigrant Aid Company; slavery; politics and education in Kansas, Wisconsin, and Massachusetts; New England manufacturing, the tariff; and national politics. Correspondents include George...
Dates: 1857 - 1859

Andre Blay collection

Identifier: UA-10.3.309
Scope and Content Andre Blay is known as "The Father of the Home Video Industry." His company Magnetic Video Corporation introduced the first pre-recorded movies to be sold to the public in 1977. The list included "Sound of Music," "Hello Dolly," and "Patton."The Andre Blay collection is meant to preserve the history of the new industry of home video and home entertainment. The collection contains material related to Blay's business activities in Magnetic...
Dates: 1968 - 2013

Barnett Rosenberg papers

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Identifier: UA-17.289
Scope and Content Barnett Rosenberg came to Michigan State University in 1961 as a founding faculty member the Biophysics Department. Rosenberg and his fellow researchers discovered cisplatin and carboplatin which were the first leading anti-cancer drugs. The collection documents the discovery of these two drugs and includes Rosenberg’s personal and business correspondence. The records of the Barros Research Institute, which further researched and developed anti-cancer drugs, are also included. In...
Dates: 1959 - 2009

Duplex Truck Company records

Identifier: 00108
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the records of the Duplex Power Car Company and the Duplex Truck Company. Included in these records are articles of association, correspondence, patent certificates, reports of audits from 1917 to 1955, as well as profit and loss statements for the same years. Also found in the collection are stock certificates from 1916 to 1955, stockholders records and minute books of meetings, records of agreements regarding labor conditions and land purchase, circuit court...
Dates: 1909 - 1955

Edward G. Read family collection

Identifier: 00221
Scope and Content

The Edward G. Read papers contain materials related to Read, his wife, children, and relatives. Included are personal and business correspondence, recipe books, pamphlets, cards, and publications. The family papers series has a four volume set titled The Peak - Peake Family History by Cyrus Peak. The photographs include the Barber, Shepard, Read, and Peak families, as well as unidentified people and an aerial view of a farm.

Dates: 1859-1982

English family papers

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

Hackley and Hume Papers

Identifier: 00097
Scope and Contents The Hackley and Hume papers contain the business records of several inter-related Michigan-based business firms and some of the private papers of the families of Charles Henry Hackley and Thomas Hume. The papers span the years 1859-1955. The papers document lumbering and lumber investments in Michigan and other states. The papers also document Charles Henry Hackley and Thomas Hume, both prominent timbermen and philanthropists, as well as other family members. Hackley and Hume were active...
Dates: 1859 - 1955

Horner Woolen Mills records

Identifier: 00148
Scope and Contents The Horner Woolen Mills collection consists primarily of correspondence and financial records, the bulk of which date from 1903 to 1919.The correspondence series, including general correspondence, letterpress copies of outgoing letters, and quotations and estimates, relate mostly to the mill's activities between 1907 and 1914. These partially document daily operations; the company's investment in real estate in Michigan and Oklahoma; and its interest, as contract creditors to the...
Dates: 1892 - 1961

James H. Thompson papers

Identifier: 00057
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the legal and business correspondence of James H. Thompson covering the years 1911 to 1913. The collection is divided into four sections: business which consists of correspondence concerning real estate, The Original Gas Engine Company, stocks and investments; legal matters and politics concerning Thompson's law practice, the election of 1912 and congratulatory letters; personal consisting of correspondence relating to Mason activities, genealogy of Thompson's...
Dates: 1911 - 1913

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

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