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Abel G. Peck papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00107
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters from Abel G. Peck to his family during the Civil War. His letters describe Sharpsburg, Maryland, in the aftermath of the battle of Antietam, as well as as his part in the battles of Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville. Also included in the collection is a letter from a newly appointed woman faculty member at Hillsdale, Michigan. The letter (1859) describes the college and her experiences as the first women hired by a previously all-male...
Dates: 1859 - 1863

Mariette C. Crittenden reminiscences

 Collection
Identifier: c-00163
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a typed copy of the reminiscences of Mariette C. Crittenden, written in 1907 when she was eighty-two years old. Her parents migrated from Vermont to Saline, Michigan, in 1831, when she was 6. After a rudimentary education, Mrs. Crittenden began teaching school at age 16. She married in 1851, and raised a large family. In the reminiscences, written as a letter to one of her daughters, Mrs. Crittenden describes her family's trip from Vermont by canal, steam boat,...
Dates: 1959

Mary E. Bennett papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00126
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two teacher certificates (1861) and one teacher contract (1861) issued to Mary E. Bennett of Williamstown Township, Ingham County, Michigan.

Dates: 1861

Naomi Carrier Schopp papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00116
Scope and Contents The papers of Naomi Carrier (Mrs. William) Schopp consist mainly of correspondence of Mrs. Schopp, of Eaton and Ingham Counties, Michigan, her mother, Mrs. Joseph J. (Ada) Taylor, of Eaton County, and other relatives and friends. Included are correspondence between Mrs. Taylor, her sister, Nettie, and their mother, Marilla Collins.Of interest are letters from Nettie (1893) describing the difficult birth of her child, from Ada (1914) discussing household tasks, and from M. A. Wilson...
Dates: 1891 - 1942

Rich family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00183
Scope and Contents

The Rich family papers consist of teaching certificates, contracts, and letters dealing with teaching positions for Charlotte and Lucia Rich of Kalamazoo, Michigan. They taught in various Kalamazoo County schools for forty years.

Dates: 1883 - 1922

Wisdom, Words, and Women UA 8.2.2

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Serial-01047