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Ansel Wells papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00065
Scope and Contents The Ansel Wells papers consist of diaries, letters, and a tuition receipt. Wells kept the two diaries (1860, 1861-1862) while he was living in Pharsalia, New York. The brief daily entries record his farm work, social life, and religious activities. The tuition receipt (1859) represents Wells' attendance at the Cincinnatus Academy in Cincinnatus, New York. Six letters (1847-1853) from H. P. Herrick to his family in Pharsalia describe his life as a student at Amherst College and as a teacher...
Dates: 1847 - 1862

Charles Francis papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00077
Scope and Contents Charles Francis and his wife, Elizabeth, migrated from Wethersfield, Connecticut, through New York and Indiana, eventually settling in New Buffalo, St. Joseph County, Michigan. His papers include correspondence from various members of the Francis family in Connecticut, Kentucky, Illinois, Missouri and Vancouver Island, British Columbia. The collection also contains a ledger of Charles Francis, in which he recorded his daily work as well as expenses and receipts.Much of the...
Dates: 1827 - 1867

Mrs. Carl Wolff collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00249
Scope and Contents

This collection contains five letters to Alexander Brown in Jackson County, Michigan, from relatives in New York. The letters discuss family news, agriculture prospects, and the possibility of moving to Michigan as Brown had done (1836). Also included is a diary kept by Belle Voorheis of Mungerville (now Burton), Michigan. Her entries record life in rural Michigan in 1872. The collection also contains a recipe for brewing beer.

Dates: 1836, 1872