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George Nelson Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-17
Scope and Contents This collection consists of microfilm of journals (1840-1879) kept by George Nelson Smith while serving as a missionary among the Indians of southwestern Michigan. It also includes a few letters (1835-1849). The journals record his daily activities, his expenses and income, weather conditions, local social events, his sermons and other religious activities.(Michigan State University., Honhart, F. L., Jude, S. P., Howard, S. R., & Zito, A. (1976). A guide to the Michigan State...
Dates: 1835 - 1879; Majority of material found within 1840 - 1879

Pierpont Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00096
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters from friends in Dexter, encouraging him to move back. They discuss agricultural prospects, politics, and local gossip. Also included are some family correspondence and rough genealogy for the Smith family.

Dates: 1829 - 1842

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