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Elton B. Hill papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.67
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection contains material relating to the issues that interested Hill most as a teacher and researcher. He taught a number of courses on farm appraisal and agricultural finance, and his reference material appears here. Land tenure, especially the legal and moral implications of father-son partnerships and farm ownership transfers, were of special interest to him.In addition to this, there is also a scrapbook and some memorabilia from his college days at...
Dates: 1862 - 1972

Hawkins family papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.421
Scope and Contents The Hawkins family papers contain documents collected by four generations of the Hawkins family. The heads of these four generations are John R. Hawkins (1809-1882); son, Henry J. Hawkins (1843-1915); grandson, John R. Hawkins (1881-1957); and great grandson, John Henry Hawkins (1907-2005).Most of the correspondence contained in the collection consists of letters (1850-1864) received by John R. Hawkins and his wife, Hannah, from family members and friends, most of whom lived in...
Dates: 1792-1949, 1977, 1979

John Shaw papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00286
Scope and Contents This collection consists of deeds and receipts of John Shaw of Lenawee County, Michigan. Also included is a Civil War letter describing battles around Richmond, Virginia, a letter licensing Shaw as a minister of the Christian Church of Adrian and Rome, Michigan (1867).The Civil War letter has been transcribed, scanned and placed online at ...
Dates: 1838 - 1872

Jonathan W. Austin papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00334
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a farm account book (1841-1851) and bills and receipts (1840-1863) of Jonathon W. Austin, a resident of Lenawee County, Michigan. Also included are two letters (1851, 1854) to Austin, one of which discusses the hard times in Dundee, Monroe County, Michigan.

Dates: 1840 - 1863

Waldron family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00413
Scope and Contents This collection contains deeds, mortgages, tax receipts, and a diary (1878) of Aaron K. Waldron, a prominent farmer of Tecumseh, Lenawee County, Michigan. Also included is family correspondence (1863-1879) including two Civil War letters (1863) to Waldron's wife, nee Sarah Gunderman, from her brothers John, 126th New York Regiment, and Abram, 148th New York Regiment.The Civil War letters have been transcribed, scanned and placed online at ...
Dates: 1846 - 1904

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Beal, W. J. (William James), 1833-1924 1
Friday, David, 1876-1945 1
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