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Chamberlain family papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-1.1.12
Scope and Contents The collection consists of family correspondence, documents, and business records, particularly relating to Henry Chamberlain. Included are genealogies of the Chamberlain, Langdon, Woodward and Wheelock families.The letters in the early years of the collection relate to the migration of the family westward to Ohio, and then to Michigan. There is an 1830 agreement in which certain New Hampshire citizens sponsor William Chamberlain to go and scout the area above the Ohio River for...
Dates: 1795 - 1931

Charles H. Gorsuch papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00114
Scope and Contents

These papers contain military records (1861-1866) of Captain Charles H. Gorsuch, who commanded Company K, 38th Ohio Infantry during the Civil War. The records include clothing and equipment inventories, invoices for ordinance and ordinance stores, and equipment depositions. Also included are correspondence, legal documents and receipts relating to Gorsuch's involvement in farming and in business activities after the war in Ohio and then in Waldron, Hillsdale County, Michigan.

Dates: 1861 - 1923

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

Dean S. Smith collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00502
Scope and Contents This collection contains a number of items, mostly account books and ledgers, concerning Carmi R. Smith and R.T. Twombly.The materials relating to Smith include a volume of class notes (1885) for a Sanitary Science course taken at Albion College in Michigan as well as four account books (1914-1924) relating to a lumber yard and a general store in Niles, Michigan owned by Smith. Two ledgers from Niles (1912-1917) and one ledger (1931-1934) from Port Hope, Michigan, probably...
Dates: 1859 - 1934

Edward M. Natharius collection

 Collection
Identifier: 00141
Scope and Contents The collection contains three groups of business records from Dartmouth and New Bedford, Massachusetts. These two locations are adjacent to one another, New Bedford having been formed and enlarged from parts of Dartmouth village and town (township) beginning in 1787. New Bradford became a famous whaling port after the Revolutionary War, and much mercantile business was carried on there; some spilling over into nearby Dartmouth. Shipbuilding and associated manufacturing began in New Bedford...
Dates: 1831 - 1872

F. C. Fulkerson Store advertisement

 Collection
Identifier: c-00293
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an advertisement announcing price reductions on standard goods at the F. C. Fulkerson Store in Algansee, Michigan in 1891.

Dates: 1891

Godfrey Hirzel papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00404
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 24day books and 11 ledgers of a general store operated by Godfrey Hirzel. Included are accounts for wholesale suppliers and for the Hirzel farm. Also included are business letters, receipts and receipts for medicine.

Dates: 1892 - 1928

Hazel Ramsey collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00353
Scope and Contents

This collection contains an account book of a general store located in Brunswick County, Virginia dated 1792 to 1793. One of the patrons of the store was Colonel Thomas Claiborne (1749-1812), a planter and politician, who represented Virginia in the United States House of Representatives from 1793 to 1799 and 1801 to 1805.

Dates: 1792 - 1793

Horace D. Moore papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00407
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of account books dealing with the various business enterprises of Horace D. Moore. Also included are account books and miscellaneous papers relating to his general store operations, his hotel (the Sherman House), and to his personal and household accounts.

Dates: 1856 - 1925; Majority of material found within 1856 - 1900

J. M. York journal

 Collection
Identifier: c-00523
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a journal that belonged to John M. York who owned a general store in Ionia County, Michigan. The journal dates mostly from 1899 to 1901 with a portion dating from 1922. Also within the journal are the recordings of 1913 auction sales by George Kelner. This journal may be connected with the ledger in another collection (c.00524); both were found in the home of Ludwig C. Winters by the donor.

Dates: 1899 - 1922; Majority of material found within 1899 - 1901

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