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Brownson family papers

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Identifier: c-00178
Scope and Contents The Brownson family papers consist of correspondence between members of the Brownson, Johnson, and Allured families, as well as essays, poetry, and a sermon.Many of the letters are to Oscar Brownson of Pontiac and Evart, Michigan. Brownson entered Oberlin College in 1843, but a year later he returned to Pontiac to teach school. Several letters from a cousin, Franklin Barber, urged him to join the United States Navy, where he could get a free medical training. Brownson received...
Dates: 1843 - 1931

Katharine E. Cook Briggs papers

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Identifier: UA-10.3.68
Scope and Contents The papers of Katharine Cook Briggs contain two scrapbooks, three folders of genealogical information, and several of her published and private works. The first scrapbook by Cook contains images of Michigan Agricultural College campus, dance cards, concert programs, letters, and other memorabilia. The album begins in 1889 and contains materials through 1894. The second scrapbook consists of a joint photo album in which Cook and Mary Lilian Wheeler demonstrate various photographic printing...
Dates: 1889 - 1956

Parsons family papers

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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

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