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Abel G. Peck papers

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

Adelaide Hart papers

Identifier: 00069
Scope and Contents

The materials in this collection largely focus on Hart's involvement in the 1961-1962 Constitutional Convention for the State of Michigan.

Dates: 1951 - 1969

George Wilson collection

Identifier: c-00154
Scope and Contents This collection contains scattered correspondence from members of the Wickim, Briggs, Sanford, and Mudgett families. A letter from H. G. Wickim to his family (1854) describes preparations for an overland trip to California. Two letters from H. F. Briggs (1857, 1860) discuss land prices and agriculture in Illinois. In two letters to his father (1860, 1861), E. P. Sanford describes life in the California mines. Another California pioneer, C. N. Mudgett, writing to her sister, declares that she...
Dates: 1854 - 1900

Maria Patterson papers

Identifier: UA-17.393
Scope and Contents

The bulk of the faculty papers of Maria Patterson are comprised of curriculum materials for the Medical Microbiology and Immunology course taught at Michigan State University. Other materials include curriculum materials, plans, minutes and a draft COM directory.

Dates: 1973 - 1981

Mariette C. Crittenden reminiscences

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

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

Mary Taylor Hale correspondence

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

Naomi Carrier Schopp papers

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

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

Women's Resource Center records

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Identifier: UA-8.2.2
Scope and Contents This collection contains flyers, reports, and assorted guides from the Women’s Program/Women’s Resource Center at Michigan State University. The flyers advertise workshops and events celebrating women’s achievements, women’s history week, breast cancer awareness week, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Other events focus on issues such as LGBT and racial concerns. There are reports outlining the minority presence at different campuses across the country, and list the minority organizations as...
Dates: 1972 - 2016

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