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Addie E. Milks diary

 Collection
Identifier: c-00548
Scope and Contents This collection contains excerpts from Addie E. Milks' diary detailing the history and genealogy of the Sloan and McCormick families, as well as early pioneer life in Michigan territory.A majority of the excerpts pertain to Addie's mother, Ann McCormick Malone, and her dramatic experiences during the Revolutionary War as well as her family's subsequent move to Taymouth Township, near the Flint River, Michigan.Also included in the excerpts are comments about relations...
Dates: 1922

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

Clarence H. Judson papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.126
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of Clarence Judson's letters to his family, written during his years at Michigan Agricultural College. The letters describe his classes, activities, and financial situation, his experiences as a teacher during school breaks, the class strike of 1886, and a visit to the Capitol in Lansing. The collection also includes an autobiography, family history materials, genealogical charts, school records, diaries from 1888 to 1902, and a notebook Judson kept while...
Dates: 1874 - 2001

Jean Hebert Brown collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA-28.5
Scope and Contents

The Jean Hebert Brown family collection contains day books/diaries of Jennie Kedzie Stone, an autobiography of George A. Stone, and the Kedzie family history book, "Kedzies and Their Relatives," and its supplement, "A Century and a Year."

Dates: 1882, 1896, 1925-1940

John A. King papers

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Identifier: UA-17.206
Scope and Contents The papers of John A. King contain correspondence, diaries, and typescripts of his diaries. One diary is from his freshman year at the University of Michigan (1939). The other diaries describe his experiences in World War II, his travels abroad, and King’s daily life in Michigan.The majority of the diaries contain information about King and his wife Joan’s life in Webberville and Okemos, Michigan. He writes about daily happenings and social activities that the two engaged in....
Dates: 1937 - 2013

John Brattin family papers (00254)

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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

Meeker family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00573
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the diaries of Lucien Meeker and Helen Meeker. The 1882 diary of Lucien Meeker contains daily accounts of weather and the happenings of the people in the household, as well as accounts of farming activities. There are a few entries in which Lucien talks of being called on to care for an ill horse. His diary also contains a newspaper clipping of the obituary of Helen Louisa. The diary of Helen Louisa Meeker, 1886, contains entries regarding chores, those...
Dates: 1882, 1886, undated

Parsons family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00020
Scope and Contents The papers consist mainly of correspondence, diaries and account books of the Edward Parsons family from 1824 to 1910. Most of the material is personal correspondence between the Edward Parsons family and relatives living in Livingston and Clinton Counties, New York. A great number of letters between Edward and his father, Reverend Levi Parsons (1779-1864) are included. The contents of these letters range from Levi's concern over Edward's problems at Hamilton College (Clinton, New York) in...
Dates: 1824 - 1910

Thomas-Prescott families papers

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Identifier: 00170
Scope and Contents The collection documents the lives of the Thomas and Prescott families of Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. The collection contains biographical papers, genealogy/lineage records, and correspondence of family members. The bulk of the collection is the correspondence of Benjamin H. Thomas Jr., spanning the period from 1879 to 1927.The biographical papers consist of obituary notices and correspondence which discuss eligibility to join the D.A.R. and the moral character of family...
Dates: 1824 - 1960

Wilson family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00051
Scope and Contents The majority of this collection is made up of 58 small volumes, all within the boxes. Volume 1 is farm accounts, 1863-1868, kept by George W. Wilson of Delhi Township, Ingham County. Volumes 2-53 are diaries kept by George W. Wilson, 1868-1922, telling of social events and life on his Aurelius, Ingham County farm. At the back of each diary is an account of the year's expenditures. Volumes 54-55 are diaries kept by Arthur G. Wilson, son of George W. Wilson, also an Aurelius farmer, containing...
Dates: 1863 - 1925

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