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Bagley family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00018
Scope and Contents The Bagley family papers includes the personal papers of David M. Bagley, his wife, Bennette Bagley, his son, William, and his grandson, Laurence. The material, dating from 1830 to 1932, is arranged by family member. Bennette Bagley's papers contain personal correspondence from friends and family members in England wishing her a safe journey to America in 1833, and her will and estate papers of 1888.David M. Bagley's papers include correspondence relating to the Civil...
Dates: 1830 - 1932

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

George M. Bitzer records

 Collection
Identifier: 00160
Scope and Contents The collection is divided into eleven series:FARM INCOME TAX RECORDS. 1942-1966. This series contains accounting information for federal income taxes and farm business analyses.JOURNALS. 1948-1965. This series contains journals consisting of income and expense accounts with some subsidiary ledgers.DIARIES. 1931-1979. This series contains mainly diaries of George Bitzer and one diary of Tula Bitzer. MISCELLANEOUS. 1921-1968. This series...
Dates: 1905 - 1967

Helmer family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00150
Scope and Contents Though the collection spans the period 1865-1910, the bulk of the documents covers the last decade of the 19th century and the first decade of the 20th. The collection includes the papers of Andrew Helmer, the personal papers of William Helmer and the financial papers of William Helmer. The papers of Andrew Helmer comprise the smallest portion of the collection. The journals record various aspects and costs of raising sheep. One account ledger records household expenditures. The two volumes...
Dates: 1865 - 1911

John Brattin family papers (00254)

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.429
Scope and Content The John Brattin family papers is mainly John Brattin’s papers and correspondence, but it does contain materials and correspondence from his first wife, Alice Jane, and his mother-in-law, Kate Baker Knight. This collection covers John’s life from high school graduation until his death. Included in the collection are correspondence, work documents, photographs related to the Bowlby, Baker, and Knight families, certificates, family newsletters, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, a postcard...
Dates: 1849 - 1995

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

Lewis A. Wileden papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.415
Scope and Contents The collection documents Lewis A. Wileden's military service during World War I, including personal notebooks, military vouchers and orders, and personal reports. Also present is a 1919 copy of the Second Division newspaper, The Indian, a small publication about the accomplishments of the division during the war, a scrapbook of postcards and photographs of Europe, postwar correspondence with the Second Regiment Engineers, wartime newspaper clippings, and...
Dates: 1908 - 1968

Mrs. Robert E. Onweller collection

 Collection
Identifier: 00115
Scope and Contents This collection contains miscellaneous and unrelated materials found in a Hudson, Michigan drugstore when the donor's husband bought it. They include a ledger (1866-1878) of S.S. Johnson and Company, a furniture factory; a small ledger (1875) containing medicinal recipes belonging to Marvin M. Maxon, druggist and former owner of the store; a personal diary (January-May 1877) of Mrs. Laura O'Conor of Seneca Falls, New York; a ledger and cash book (1879-1887) of the Eaton Brothers Company,...
Dates: 1865 - 1930

Ransom E. Olds papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00027
Scope and Content The Ransom E. Olds papers are divided into two sections. The first section consists of Olds' personal papers. Included in this section are Olds' love letters to Metta Woodward (June 6, 1864-September 2, 1950), whom Olds married in 1899, Olds' philanthropic activities, his daybooks and two journals of the Olds family trip to Europe. The second section deals with Olds' business activities from 1904 to 1947. Included are correspondence series of Olds Motor Works and REO and several...
Dates: 1884 - 1950

Samuel Johnson papers

 Record Group
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

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