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Alton Wheaton papers

Identifier: 00208
Scope and Contents

The Alton Wheaton papers contain primarily financial records and other forms of inventory that Wheaton took while working on his farm. There is also a small section on some of Wheaton’s community activities, some photographs of said activities, and two books on the Wheaton family genealogy. There are also a number of folders containing deeds and titles to various pieces of land Wheaton owned. There are also catalogs, plans, newsletters and brochures on farm topics.

Dates: 1934 - 2006

Charles Hutchinson Thompson papers

Identifier: 00024
Scope and Contents The collection contains diaries (1891-1916), journals (1858-1869), and an account book (1859-1861) of Charles Hutchinson Thompson (1838-1916), a clerk in the State offices in Lansing, Michigan. Born in LeRoy, New York, he visited Michigan in 1845-1847 and returned to Orleans County, New York, where he attended school and held various jobs. Thompson moved to Michigan in 1856 and worked on a farm in Van Buren County until December 1857, when he was appointed porter in the State offices. He...
Dates: 1843 - 1916

Elizabeth Kellogg papers

Identifier: 00147
Scope and Contents The collection contains 35 letters and 2 homemade account journals. Eight letters (1849-1899) were written by relatives of Mrs. Kellogg. The other letters, written to or by Mrs. Kellogg (nee Rogers) or her relatives (1923-1938) relate rural life during the Great Depression. The letters are from Springfield; Ganges, Michigan; Alaedon; Burlington, Iowa; Mason, Michigan; Goshen, Indiana; Orchards, Washington; Andrews, Indiana; Detroit, Michigan; Elkhart, Indiana; Clinton, Oklahoma; Oklahoma...
Dates: 1838 - 1978

Harald S. and Marguerite I. Patton papers

Identifier: UA-17.437
Scope and Contents Harald Patton papers primarily document his World War I experiences. The correspondence consists of letters written by Patton to Marguerite Irene Taylor, who later became his wife, friends and relatives, and dates almost entirely from 1915 to 1919. Included is a journal (in letter form) describing his voyage to England in 1915 on the troopship Northland. There are also postcards, photographs, and a scrapbook.Marguerite Patton papers includes correspondence, articles of...
Dates: 1884 - 1941

Henry Merriman papers

Identifier: 00139
Scope and Contents This collection includes some of his plans and sketches for inventions such as the shoe tree, wire shoehorn, Merriman Windjammer, spacecraft toilet, roll dispenser, belt tester, lubricated bushing, Merriman valves, lug tester, and window hook test equipment.The collection also contains correspondence between the inventor and his patent attorneys, Beaman and Beaman, Merriman's New Ideas, a Merriman family history, rather lengthy memoirs entitled "The Early Years in Kent County and West...
Dates: 1887 - 1969

J. M. York journal

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

Joseph and Richard M. Hoar papers

Identifier: 00004
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, papers, and books of Joseph and Richard M. Hoar. The Mssrs. Hoar were brothers, born in England in the early nineteenth century. Joseph emigrated to the United States first (the exact date is unknown), and entered the general merchandise business in Houghton (Houghton County), Michigan. Richard M. Hoar emigrated to Toronto, Canada, in 1854 and in 1859 moved to Houghton where he and Joseph formed a dry goods business under the name of J. Hoar and...
Dates: 1859 - 1912

Leroy Scott papers

Identifier: c-00080
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two journals apparently kept by Leroy Scott, a Michigan game warden operating in parts of the upper and lower northern peninsula. The journals list expense accounts and mileage reports, evidence seizures, and conviction records of game law violators.

Dates: 1911 - 1917

Michigan Bean Company records

Identifier: 00110
Scope and Contents of the Records Efforts covering a sixty-year span to improve farm markets through the pooling of farm commodities, the organization of growers and shippers, promotional marketing and advertising, and bean research are documented in letters, newspaper clippings, articles and legal documents in the collection. In these records are correspondence, memoranda and articles on state and federal agricultural subsidy programs and restrictions. There also is the Wickes Corporation merger, documented through notes,...
Dates: 1906 - 1980

Office of the Secretary of the Board of Trustees records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-1.2
Scope and Contents The records include subject files and correspondence of Karl McDonel and Elliot Ballard during their time as Secretary of the Board of Trustees. There is also one file of records from Jacweir (Jack) Breslin's time as Secretary. Their files cover a variety of subjects and give a varied and rather complete look at the operations of Michigan State University. Other records include early financial records for labor, purchasing, and farm products; building inventories; departmental and grading...
Dates: 1857 - 2016

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Rose Bowl (Football game) (1956 : Pasadena, Calif.) 1
Schriver Laundry Company 1
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Williams, G. Mennen, 1911-1988 1
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