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Anna M. Angell papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.42
Scope and Contents Anna M. Angell papers include a scrapbook containing her high school memorabilia from Alma, Michigan (1898-1901), campus life records at Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) (1901-1907), and college reunion activity programs. Memorabilia include M.A.C. commencement programs (1905-1913); activity programs from M.A.C. and Alma, Michigan; Alumni Association programs, a list of M.A.C. classes taken; descriptions of 9th grade classmates (1898); and an undated essay. ...
Dates: 1898 - 1933

Austin and Foote families papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00495
Scope and Contents These papers contain the records of the Austin and Foote families of Milford from 1842 to 1907.An account book (1852-1866) and household accounts of the Foote family (1840-1878) are included as well as political tickets for Oakland County in the election of 1864. Materials on reunions of the Grand Army of the Republic and Women's Relief Corps (1890s) and articles of the Battle of Chickamauga are also included. The Civil War related materials have been scanned and put online...
Dates: 1842 - 1907

Benjamin D. Pritchard records

 Collection
Identifier: c-00324
Scope and Contents This collections contains records, account books and letterbooks of Captain Benjamin D. Pritchard, Commanding Officer of Company L, 4th Michigan Cavalry, dating from August, 1862, to July, 1865. The military materials include two ledger books (1862-1865), five folders of invoices and receipts, and an inventory of Company L's weapons, ammunition, clothing, horses, and track. There are also several roll call issues of supplies.Another ledger gives the daily cash account...
Dates: 1862 - 1911

Clark family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00317
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of correspondence and account books. The letters, which span ninety years, are between members of the Wall, Clark and Handy families. The bulk of the letters are from Hannah Wall Handy to her sister Abigail, who married Charles Clark. The Clarks moved to Grand Haven, Michigan, from Maine in the 1850s. When Abigail died in 1874, Charles married her sister, Augusta. The letters between family members occasionally mention politics or economic conditions, but...
Dates: 1848 - 1939

Dunbar School records

 Collection
Identifier: c-00246
Scope and Contents

The collection contains one volume of records of the Dunbar School of Agriculture, 1909-1921. Also included are a letter requesting verification of attendance (October 1959) and two certificates verifying attendance (July 12, 1935 and undated).

Dates: 1909 - 1959; Majority of material found within 1909 - 1921

Education certificates

 Collection
Identifier: c-00381
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of several educational certificates. Included are teacher's certificates of Mary Davidson, Berrien County, Michigan (1866) and Nebraska (1884); a teacher's license (1885), La Porte County, Indiana, of Maurice Parker; a teacher's contract (1902), Three Oaks Township, Berrien County, of Osker Wright; and a certificate of promotion from the ninth to the tenth grade (1905), Three Oaks, Michigan, of John Duncan.

Dates: 1866 - 1905

Grace E. Bradley papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00235
Scope and Contents

This collection contains Grace Bradley's teaching certificate (1869-1879) from Berrien County, Michigan, and LaPorte County, Indiana, a letter from Senator J. C. Burrows regarding her application for the position as Matron on the "Indian Service" (1898), and a school roll book from Three Oaks, Berrien County, Michigan (1875).

Dates: 1869 - 1898

Lemuel Hart collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00316
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two volumes. The first is a five-year diary kept by Lemuel Hart, a farmer in Tuscola County, Michigan, between 1875 and 1880. Hart recorded weather conditions, work performed, and expenses and receipts. The second volume is a ledger from a school in Tuscola County, recording students' attendance and grades (1885-1900). The collection also contains gas ration stamps issued to L. J. Hart during World War II.

Dates: 1875-1900, 1944

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

Milton Lehr papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00378
Scope and Contents The collection contains thirteen small diaries (1883-1897) of Milton Lehr, a farmer and school teacher in Sherwood, Branch County, Michigan. The 1884 volume entries from August to November describe a trip to the West Coast. While in the West, Lehr worked on sheep ranches and potato farms. November 3-7, 1884 entries tell of visits to the Wigwam, the Republican Party headquarters in San Francisco. At the back of each volume is an account of the year's income and spending.Also...
Dates: 1879 - 1897

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