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R. James Bingen papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-17.308
Scope and Content Some of the materials are in French. Scope and Contents The R. James Bingen papers consists of notes and documents gathered in Mali (1970s-2007) and in Senegal (1980s) about rural and agricultural development. Included are photocopies of Malian, Senegalese, Compagnie malienne pour le développement du textile (CMDT) and Française pour le Développement des Fibres Textiles (CFDT) documents. There are also records relating to the Michigan...
Dates: 1939 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1955 - 2008

Rawson Smith family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00072
Scope and Contents The Smith family papers consist mostly of Alfred Smith's letters to his parents while he was in the Army, and correspondence exchanged by family members in Michigan and New York in the years following the war. The collection also includes various documents including insurance policies, deeds, mortgages, and a lottery advertisement (1868).Subjects of particular interest from Alfred's correspondence include conditions in the Union hospital at Albany, New York (July 12, 1862);...
Dates: 1850 - 1892

Robert Hicks family papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-28.13
Scope and Content The Robert Hicks family papers consists of family documents, oral history interviews, memorabilia, and two published family histories. The bulk of the collection is contained in an album and three folders consisting of photographs, news articles, documents, family histories, and a history of the development of the "Flowerpot" subdivision in East Lansing, Michigan. The album's arrangement is based on subject content, the first part detailing the history of the Hicks family...
Dates: 1836 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1836 - 1986

Robert R. Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00127
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection deals with Smith's activities as a sheep breeder for the five years, 1886-1891. Included are: 1) correspondence of inquiry; 2) advertising of his flock; and 3) relations with several agricultural and sheep breeding associations. Also included are Smith's activities in education and religion, i.e. speeches, school and church supply catalogers and the 1889 State of Michigan guidelines for training teachers during the summer. The collection also contains an 1891...
Dates: 1880 - 1916

Samuel H. Abbott papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00308
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence addressed primarily to Samuel H. Abbott of Cedar Dale, Sanilac County, Michigan, from members of his family. The letters include a remedy for small pox, references to the draft and techniques of dodging it during the Civil War, concern over sale prices of farm products, especially wheat, and one letter concerning the great fires of October 1871 and the damage done by them in Sanilac County and in Ontario, Canada.Also included is a diary...
Dates: 1853 - 1903

Samuel Johnson papers

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Identifier: UA-17.120
Scope and Contents The early correspondence gives a description of Civil War fighting in Virginia and comments on the controversy following McClellan’s removal by Lincoln. The correspondence from the 1870s recounts Johnson’s efforts as Professor of Agriculture and deal with animal sales and purchases, grain tests, and other topics. Also included are lectures read by Johnson and Ray Stannard Baker’s student notebook of lectures given by Johnson.The second portion of the collection contains the...
Dates: 1824 - 1944

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

Scofield family papers

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Identifier: c-00134
Scope and Contents This collection consists mainly of correspondence and other papers relating to the Stephen Scofield family of Ingham County, Michigan. Much of the correspondence relates to Grace Scofield Bridger (daughter of Stephen) and is mostly personal in content. Of special interest, however, are a letter (January 24, 1858) describing land and farming conditions in Wisconsin, and a letter (May 3, 1888) relating farming news and local market prices of farm produce in Kansas. Also included are a number...
Dates: 1853-1920, undated

Smith family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00074
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the business and farm records of George Anson Smith, his brother (Legrand J. Smith), and his sons (Fred, Azariel, and Frank R.), of Somerset, Hillsdale County, Michigan. George A. Smith owned several farms and with his brother operated two general stores and a grain exchange, which were later taken over by his sons. In 1856 he purchased the Gamble farm near Somerset and later purchased several other farms near it. In 1858 he and his brother built the brick store...
Dates: 1853 - 1927

Sylvan H. Wittwer papers

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Identifier: UA-17.154
Scope and Contents The collection contains articles written by Sylvan Wittwer including "Effective Management of Human and Physical Resources for International Agricultural Research," "Improving Storage Qualities of Crops by Treatment with Maleic Hydrazide," "Plasticulture," "Protected Cultivation of Horticulture Crops Worldwide," and "The Greenhouse Effect." Also included is a letter from Hubert H. Humphrey thanking Wittwer for his service on the Office of Technology Assessment's advisory panel on basic...
Dates: 1976 - 1995

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Michigan Agricultural College 8
Michigan State University. Cooperative Extension Service 7
Michigan State University. Department of Agricultural Economics 7
Hannah, John A., 1902-1991 4
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Michigan State University. International Programs 4
United States. Agency for International Development 4
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Bailey, L. H. (Liberty Hyde), 1858-1954 3
Kuhn, Madison, 1910-1985 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 Farm Bureau 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
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
Friday, David, 1876-1945 1
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