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Saginaw Bay Fish Company records

 Collection
Identifier: 00009
Scope and Content Note This collection contains business records and correspondence from 1898-1931 of four Saginaw Bay (Michigan) area fish companies: Saginaw Bay Fish Company, W.J. Orr Fish Company, Bay Port Fish Company, and the Ballard Fish Company. These records include invoices, labor accounts, bank statements, daily transactions, tax records, annual reports, founding agreements, price lists, and cancelled checks. Also included is an 1857 survey map of the southeast shore of Saginaw Bay, the tax...
Dates: 1898 - 1931

Samuel Johnson papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.120
Scope and Contents The early correspondence gives a description of Civil War fighting in Virginia and comments on the controversy following McClellan’s removal by Lincoln. The correspondence from the 1870s recounts Johnson’s efforts as Professor of Agriculture and deal with animal sales and purchases, grain tests, and other topics. Also included are lectures read by Johnson and Ray Stannard Baker’s student notebook of lectures given by Johnson.The second portion of the collection contains the...
Dates: 1824 - 1944

Sarah Van Hoosen Jones papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-1.1.3
Scope and Contents The Sarah Van Hoosen Jones papers document her academic, agricultural, and civic accomplishments, and her interest in local Rochester history, but offer a very incomplete record of her activities as a farmer and a member of the State Board of Agriculture, and the Association of Governing Boards of State Universities and Allied Institutions. In her master's thesis and scientific articles, she discusses theories of dairy farm management and animal genetics, but there is almost no information...
Dates: 1852 - 1972

Stebbins family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00014
Scope and Contents A manuscript copy of Stebbins' book A History of Plymouth Church (of Lansing) written in 1893 is included. Stebbins compiled an autobiography entitled Sketches of My Life, which he was completing at his death in 1901. A copy of the text is included, as well as his diaries, account books and newspaper clippings on railroads.Other materials in the papers are those of his children Arthur C. and Bliss Stebbins and Susan...
Dates: 1741 - 1976; Majority of material found within 1821 - 1940

Susan E. Hoyt papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00346
Scope and Contents The collection contains nine diaries and three account books documenting farm life by Susan E. Hoyt who resided in McMinnville, Tennessee for many years. The Hoyt family moved from Michigan to Tennesee in the 1870s. Susan moved to Vassal, Michigan in 1925. The collection also contains transcripts of letters by Susan Hoyt and other family members. Correspondents include Susan's mother Clarinda Hoyt, her sister Claribel Hoyt Hart and her husband Lemuel P. Hart, her brother Scott Hoyt, and...
Dates: 1875 - 1932

Thome and Frisbie Shoe Store records

 Collection
Identifier: 00072
Scope and Contents

The collection includes the general account (1899-1941), correspondence (1924-1941), and income and sales tax returns (1924-1941) of the Thome and Frisbie shoe store in Owosso, Shiawassee County, Michigan. The collection covers the period from 1899 to 1941, the year in which Thome died and the business was sold.

The collection also contains welfare and relief receipts (1937-1941), notes for bank loans (1935-1940), and the company's bank book for the years 1930-1941.

Dates: 1899 - 1941

Towar family papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.418
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials from both Jennie and James Towar. The correspondence of Jennie Towar Woodard is addressed to family members as well as correspondence from those family members. The bulk of this correspondence prior to the second World War came from her brother, James. The letters of the latter half of the collection are from nieces and nephews. In general, the letters are chatty and relate some of the social or economic condition of the times. One exception to this are the...
Dates: 1882 - 1956

Tower Guard records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-12.2.45
Scope and Content The records of the Tower Guard consist of minutes, reports, correspondence, memos, agendas, and scrapbooks. The records have been created by the students in the organization and are rather informal and vary in their content. In addition, there are a large number of undated records. The minute book contains a brief history of the Tower Guard and minutes of the meetings from 1933 to 1944. The administrative folder contains the Articles of the Tower Guard and the Preamble. The agendas...
Dates: 1933 - 2012

Waldo family papers and the Waldo Travel Agency records

 Collection
Identifier: 00042
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal correspondence, notes, reports, and financial records. The majority of these relate to Mortimer Waldo's activities in Russia and Finland from 1916 to 1918.Letters to family and friends written from 1916 to 1917 describe life in Siberia and comment on the political situation in the United States and the entry of the U.S. into the First World War. Later letters (1918) concentrate on the Finnish Civil War. Those dating from after 1919 primarily...
Dates: 1904 - 1991

William Tobias papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00205
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the papers of William Tobias, a farmer and school district official in Williamston, Michigan. Included are personal and business correspondence, legal documents, tax assessments, fraternal lodge papers, and a small personal account book. Also included are materials relating to the Williamston School.

Dates: 1858-1887, undated

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Berrien County (Mich.) 1
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Michigan Agricultural College 7
Hannah, John A., 1902-1991 3
American Red Cross 2
Johnson, Samuel, 1839-1916 2
Kuhn, Madison, 1910-1985 2
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Michigan Farm Bureau 2
Michigan State Grange 2
Michigan State University. Board of Trustees 2
Michigan State University. Cooperative Extension Service 2
Michigan State University. Department of Agricultural Economics 2
Michigan. State Board of Agriculture 2
Republican Party (Mich.) 2
United States. Army -- Military life -- History 2
United States. Department of Agriculture 2
University of Michigan 2
Albion College 1
Alpha Zeta. Kedzie Chapter (Michigan State University) 1
American Mythic Theater 1
Andrews family (Elisha Deming Andrews, 1783-1852) 1
Andrews, Anne Amelia (1812-1898) 1
Andrews, Betsey Lathrop (1788-1859) 1
Andrews, Elisha Deming (1783-1852) 1
Austin family (Hattie Foote Austin, 1859-1952) 1
Austin, Andrew V. 1
Austin, Hattie Foote 1
Baker, Ray Stannard, 1870-1946 1
Bay Port Fish Company (Mich.) 1
Beal, W. J. (William James), 1833-1924 1
Benton, Frank, 1852-1919 1
Boy Scouts of America. Troop 1 (Brighton, Mich.) 1
Breslin, Jacweir 1
Brody family (Clark Louis Brody, 1879-1961) 1
Brody, Clark L., 1879-1961 1
Brody, Emma Seeley 1
Brody, James Polk 1
Brody, James Seeley 1
Brody, Lewis Kinney 1
Brody, Margaret York 1
Chamberlain family (Henry Chamberlain, 1824-1907) 1
Chamberlain, Henry, 1824-1907 1
Chamberlain, Mellen, 1821-1900 1
Clute, O. (Oscar) 1
Coggan, Blanche B. (Blanche Brown) 1
Coggan, Forrest Winston 1
Continental Insurance Company 1
Custer, George A. (George Armstrong), 1839-1876 1
Dartmouth College 1
Daughters of the American Revolution 1
Detroit Edison Company 1
Dike, George K. (George Kimball), 1918- 1
Dooley, Mary True 1
Douglas, Nancy 1
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 1
East Lansing Woman's Club 1
Eastern Michigan University 1
Eastman National Business College (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.) 1
Eaton Brothers (Firm) 1
Faul, Henry 1
Flint & Pere Marquette Railroad 1
Foote family (Hattie Foote Austin, 1859-1952) 1
Foote, Henry King 1
Foote, Minera Henderson 1
Francis, Charles 1
Franklin County Immigration Society (Franklin County, Kan.) 1
Frederick C. Jenison Insurance Agency (Lansing, Mich.) 1
Friday, David, 1876-1945 1
General Federation of Women's Clubs 1
Gilchrist, Maude 1
Grand Army of the Republic 1
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 1
Greater Muskegon Chamber of Commerce 1
Hackley, Charles Henry 1
Halsey, Maxwell N. (Maxwell Nicoll), 1902- 1
Hamilton College (Clinton, N.Y.) 1
Hannah family (John A. Hannah, 1902-1991) 1
Hannah, Sarah Shaw 1
Harvard University 1
Hawkins family (John R. Hawkins, 1809-1882) 1
Hawkins, Hanna Hayward 1
Hawkins, Henry J., 1843-1915 1
Hawkins, John R., 1809-1882 1
Hawkins, John R., 1881-1957 1
Hill, Elton B. (Elton Brainard), 1894-1980 1
Hooker, Joseph, 1814-1879 1
Hoyt family (Susan E. Hoyt) 1
Hoyt, Susan E. 1
Hunt, William 1
Huston, Ralph Chase, 1885- 1
Jenison family (Fredrick Cowles Jenison, 1881-1939) 1
Jenison, Alice Cowles, 1860-1915 1
Jenison, Edith Thompson, 1881-1938 1
Jenison, Frederick Cowles, 1881-1939 1
Jenison, Nelson F., 1885-1907 1
Jeremiah Symphony 1
Jones, Sarah Van Hoosen 1
Kilpatrick, Judson, 1836-1881 1
Kingdon, Frank, 1894-1972 1
Kresge Art Museum 1
Lansing Dry Goods Store 1
Lathrop, Joseph 1
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