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Lansing and Taft families papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00058
Scope and Content The collection documents through correspondence, diaries, and financial records, the activity of four people over three generations. These papers span the years 1838 to 1917, with most of the material falling in the periods of 1838-1845 and 1881-1917. The 1845-1881 gap is due to the absence of a generation of records.The records of Elijah M. Lansing (1838-1845) relate to the 6th Regiment, 5th Brigade of the Michigan Militia (Washtenaw Guards). The incoming letters include a...
Dates: 1838 - 1917

Levi Taft and Thacker family collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA-17.381
Scope and Contents This collection consists of items from three members of the Levi Taft family. Included is a brief history of the descendants of the Levi Taft family and a history of Thomas Thacker's ROTC summer stories. Related to Levi Taft, there are numerous photos of him, his wife, and life on the campus of Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) at the turn of the century. Also included are minutes, a constitution, articles of incorporation and bylaws, treasurer's reports, a...
Dates: 1899-1921, circa 1920-1930, 2007, 2012, undated

Liberty Hyde Bailey papers

 Record Group
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

Lickly family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00434
Scope and Contents The Lickly family papers contain Civil War letters (1862-1864) of William Lickly, James Lickly, and Albert Barber, to and from friends and relatives. They were members of the 18th Michigan Infantry Regiment. The letters contain articulate descriptions of military life and occasional commentary on the condition of "Negroes in the South." The post-war letters are concerned with Michigan farm life and religious activities. Note: A spelling change sometime between 1864 and 1866 added an "e" to...
Dates: 1862 - 1874

Louis A. Bregger papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.93
Scope and Content This collection includes notes of lectures delivered by Professors L. H. Bailey, R. C. Kedzie and A. J. Cook; speeches and a manuscript prepared by Bregger while he was a student at Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University); commencement programs and programs of meetings he attended; and programs for the M.A.C. Semi Centennial celebration in 1907. The correspondence is arranged into five folders. The first two contain mostly letters written by Bregger to his older...
Dates: 1884 - 1909

Louis A. Wolfanger collection

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.87
Scope and Contents The Louis Wolfanger collection includes soil science and geography course material. Included are course outlines and exams from soil science classes and a geography class for the Army Air Corps at Michigan State University, blank doctorate exams for Wolfanger’s former students at MSU, and correspondence and information regarding meetings on zoning. There are also lectures on soil science from C. F. Marbut and H. H. Bennett, professors associated with the United States Department of...
Dates: circa 1900-1964, undated

Lyman family papers

 Collection
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

M. Peter McPherson papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-2.1.19
Scope and Contents This collection contains office files from Michigan State University President Peter McPherson, who was president from 1993-2004. The Calendar series contains McPherson office and appointment calendars. The Correspondence files contain chronological files as well as topical files of particular importance. Annual reports, research reports, and special reports produced for and by McPherson are in the Reports series. McPherson's annual State of the University addresses and some commencement...
Dates: 1993 - 2004

Mary Taylor Hale correspondence

 Collection
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

Mattoon family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00019
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters, diaries and financial notebooks of various members of the Mattoon family. Most of the early letters (1835-1859) were collected by Charlotte B. Sweet Lindley, who was related to Nancy Agnes Amy Lindley Mattoon by marriage. Much of Mrs. Lindley's family lived in New York, and most of the early letters relate to this state. There are scattered letters from Michigan in the earlier years, and a large number of letters from Shiawassee, Clinton, and Alcona...
Dates: 1727 - 1977

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Letters (correspondence) 81
Agriculture -- Michigan 38
Photographs 31
Reports 21
Publications 20
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Diaries 19
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 13
Annual reports 12
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 12
Speeches 11
Ledgers (account books) 10
Postcards 10
Scrapbooks 10
Contracts 8
Family histories 8
Agriculture -- Economic aspects 7
Agriculture -- Study and teaching 7
Course materials 7
Legal instruments 7
Michigan -- Politics and government 7
Newsletters 7
Account books 6
Agricultural extension work 6
Agriculture -- International cooperation 6
Correspondence 6
Education -- Michigan 6
Programs (Publications) 6
Video recordings 6
Agriculture 5
Agriculture -- Michigan -- Societies, etc. 5
Lansing (Mich.) 5
Michigan -- Social life and customs 5
Sound recordings 5
Universities and colleges -- Faculty 5
Agriculture, Cooperative 4
Frontier and pioneer life -- Michigan 4
Memorandums 4
Michigan 4
Minutes (Records) 4
Rural development -- International cooperation 4
Agricultural colleges -- Michigan 3
Agriculture -- California 3
Agriculture -- New York (State) 3
Agriculture -- Research 3
Berrien County (Mich.) 3
Branch County (Mich.) 3
Brochures 3
California -- Description and travel 3
College students -- Michigan -- East Lansing 3
Commercial correspondence 3
Farm management 3
Financial records 3
Ingham County (Mich.) 3
Journals (accounts) 3
Lectures 3
Lenawee County (Mich.) 3
Livingston County (Mich.) 3
Maps 3
Michigan -- Religion 3
Minutes (administrative records) 3
Poetry 3
Proceedings 3
Taxation -- Michigan 3
Yearbooks 3
Agricultural education 2
Agricultural exhibitions 2
Agricultural prices 2
Agriculture -- Accounting 2
Agriculture -- Africa 2
Agriculture -- Experimentation 2
Agriculture -- Information services 2
Agriculture -- Societies, etc. 2
Allegan County (Mich.) 2
Autobiographies 2
Botany 2
Calhoun County (Mich.) 2
College campuses -- Michigan -- East Lansing 2
Commencement ceremonies 2
Deeds 2
Draft 2
Economics -- Study and teaching 2
Education -- New York (State) 2
Education, Higher 2
Education, Secondary -- Michigan 2
Farm equipment 2
Farm life 2
Farm management -- Michigan 2
Farmers -- Michigan 2
Farmers' institutes 2
Farms -- Michigan 2
General stores -- Michigan 2
Glass plate negatives 2
Gold mines and mining -- California 2
Handbooks and manuals 2
Horticulture -- Study and teaching 2
Insurance policies 2
International education 2
Kent County (Mich.) 2
Land titles -- Michigan 2
Legislation -- Michigan 2
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Language
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Names
Michigan Agricultural College 8
Michigan State University. Department of Agricultural Economics 8
Michigan State University. Cooperative Extension Service 7
Hannah, John A., 1902-1991 4
Michigan State Grange 4
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Michigan State University. International Programs 4
United States. Agency for International Development 4
United States. Department of Agriculture 4
Bailey, L. H. (Liberty Hyde), 1858-1954 3
Kuhn, Madison, 1910-1985 3
Michigan Farm Bureau 3
Michigan State University 3
Amherst College 2
Beal, W. J. (William James), 1833-1924 2
Bregger, Myra Potter 2
Eicher, Carl K. 2
Johnson, Samuel, 1839-1916 2
Khan, Akhter Hameed 2
Michigan Agricultural College. Extension Division 2
Michigan Agricultural College. Students 2
Michigan Master Farmers 2
Michigan State College 2
Michigan State College. Students. Societies, etc 2
Michigan State University. Board of Trustees 2
Michigan State University. Class of 1883 2
Michigan State University. College of Agriculture and Natural Resources 2
Michigan State University. Horticulture Department 2
Michigan State University. Office of the President 2
Michigan State University. Pakistan Project 2
National Grange 2
W.K. Kellogg Foundation 2
Abbott, Samuel H., 1853-1903 1
Alpha Zeta. Kedzie Chapter (Michigan State University) 1
American Agricultural Economics Association 1
American Association of Agricultural College Editors 1
American Pomological Society 1
American Statistical Association 1
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company 1
Avery family (C. S. Avery) 1
Baker, Ray Stannard, 1870-1946 1
Bamber family (Joseph S. Bamber, 1835-1907) 1
Bamber, Albert M., 1860-1883 1
Bamber, Herbert, 1858-1937 1
Bamber, Joseph S., 1835-1907 1
Berg, Herbert Andrew 1
Bessey, Charles E. (Charles Edwin), 1845-1915 1
Bingen, R. James 1
Bingham, Kinsley S. (Kinsley Scott), 1808-1861 1
Bonnen, James T. 1
Boy Scouts of America. Troop 1 (Brighton, Mich.) 1
Bregger, Anna Henjes 1
Bregger, John Taylor (1896-1981) 1
Bregger, Louis Albert (-1928) 1
Breslin, Jacweir 1
Bridger, Lewis 1
Britten, A. 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
Brookover, Wilbur B. 1
Burbank, Luther, 1849-1926 1
Carleton, Will, 1845-1912 1
Chamberlain family (Henry Chamberlain, 1824-1907) 1
Chamberlain, Henry, 1824-1907 1
Chamberlain, Mellen, 1821-1900 1
Cincinnatus Association 1
Clute, O. (Oscar) 1
Colorado State University 1
Combs, William H. 1
Consortium for the Study of Nigerian Rural Development 1
Cook, Albert John, 1842-1916 1
Cornell University. School of Agriculture 1
Dartmouth College 1
Davis, Robert H. 1
Denison, James Henry, 1907-1975 1
Detroit College of Law 1
Detroit Edison Company 1
Dickerman, James 1
Dickerman, Samuel 1
Dike, George K. (George Kimball), 1918- 1
Dunckel, Oshea G. 1
Dunks, Fred S. 1
East Jordan Fruit and Land Co., Inc (East Lansing, Mich.) 1
East Lansing (Mich.) 1
Eastman National Business College (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.) 1
Eveline Fruit and Land Company 1
Faling, Charles 1
FarmHouse Fraternity. Michigan State Chapter 1
Farmers' Week (East Lansing, Mich.) 1
Federal Surplus Commodities Corporation 1
Ford Foundation 1
Francis, Charles 1
Fraser, Eliza M. 1
Fraser, John C. 1
Fraser, John, 1811-1882 1
Fraser, William E., -1895 1
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