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Class of 1895 records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.4.6
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a manuscript titled "Resume of an Informal Talk" given by Major Henry R. Allen at the 50th Anniversary of the Class of 1895 on June 7, 1945. He discusses his experiences as a student at Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University). He also talks about the jobs and military experience that he had after graduation. The longest and most significant position he held was as managing director of an American company in Germany during the 1920s through...
Dates: 1945

Dora Von Walthausen diary

 Collection
Identifier: c-00544
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a photocopy of a daybook kept by Dora Von Walthausen of Bay City, Michigan during a trip to Germany and France with her parents in 1904-1905. The diary describes the typical experience of a traveler on a European tour at the turn of the century, particularly regarding the rigors of ocean travel.

Dates: 1904 - 1905

Jackson Edmund Towne papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.46
Scope and Contents This collection consists mainly of Towne’s correspondence, articles, and speeches. Also included in the collection are documents and correspondence concerning the estate of Annie L. Towne, his mother, and the papers of his wife, Katherine Doyle Towne. The collection also includes papers on the World’s Columbian Exposition donated by Towne, consisting of committee reports, a contract for water services at the exposition, and two letters, one requesting exhibit space and the other...
Dates: 1892 - 1971