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Alton Wheaton papers

 Collection
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

Chamberlain family papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-1.1.12
Scope and Contents The collection consists of family correspondence, documents, and business records, particularly relating to Henry Chamberlain. Included are genealogies of the Chamberlain, Langdon, Woodward and Wheelock families.The letters in the early years of the collection relate to the migration of the family westward to Ohio, and then to Michigan. There is an 1830 agreement in which certain New Hampshire citizens sponsor William Chamberlain to go and scout the area above the Ohio River for...
Dates: 1795 - 1931

Clark L. Brody papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-1.1.4
Scope and Content Copies of the first and second drafts of Brody's history of the Michigan Farm Bureau comprise the major part of the papers. Much of the information contained in these manuscripts did not appear in his book In the Service of the Farmer: My life in the Michigan Farm Bureau (Michigan State University Press, 1959), which is a much shorter history than he had originally intended. The book is autobiographical and describes the changes in farming and in the life of...
Dates: 1847 - 2007

Colombia Project records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-2.9.5.8
Scope and Contents Colombia Project records include official and special reports on the Project; contracts between Michigan State University and the University of Colombia, as well as contracts with funding bodies, the Universities of Medellin and Palmira, and other involved organizations; work plans dealing with specific agricultural or economic issues; and reports pertaining to the Point Four Program and to the Kellogg Foundation. These records include a variety of materials related to agriculture, including...
Dates: 1942 - 1967

Department of Geology records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-16.53
Scope and Contents The records consist of correspondence, field trip reports, inventories of the department, financial statements, experiment station notes, material relating to the Works Progress Administration, the military college program during World War II, science fraternities, annual report materials. There are also records relating to the Glacial Institute. Graduate Assistants’ files during World War II are marked with an asterisk (*).Graduate Assistant files contain applications, program...
Dates: 1920 - 2010

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

Forrest W. Coggan papers

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Identifier: UA-10.3.202
Scope and Contents The collection consists of original materials and photocopies associated with various theater projects in which Coggan was involved. Some were performed at Michigan State University. The collection contains newspaper clippings, programs, copies of photographs, histories of the dance companies, and advertising media. The Correspondence folder contains photocopies of correspondence with MSU President Peter McPherson, the MSU Library, and MSU Museum. It also contains a photocopy of a 1947...
Dates: 1947 - 2013

Frank Benton papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-17.438
Scope and Contents The Frank Benton papers include academic correspondence, newspaper clippings which discuss apiculture, Benton's work in Ceylon (Sri Lanka), the 25th Annual Meeting of the North American Beekeepers Association and miscellaneous poems and writings, papers from the Association, a Japanese translation of his book The Honey Bee, personal notes, and a cash book for the Carnolian Apiaries (1899-1900). Of note are personal manuscripts by Benton on topics such as the...
Dates: 1879 - 1915

Frank W. Holder papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00021
Scope and Contents The Holder collection is divided into three basic series. The first deals with his work for the Taft Highway Association. This series includes correspondence, records of the association and newspaper clippings. The second series relates records of the Association and newspaper clippings. The second series relates to Holder's position with the Michigan State Highway Department during World War II. This material contains records of bus line surveys as well as gasoline and tire rationing...
Dates: 1925 - 1959

George K. Dike papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00159
Scope and Content The collection contains few professional letters or other records of his work as a surveyor. During this same time period, however, Dike was courting his future second wife, Nancy P. Douglas. Writing to her almost weekly between the years 1885 and 1886, he described life in the surveyor's camp. The letters are also filled with Dike's views on love, marriage, and family relationships. They present an excellent description of late nineteenth century middle class values.This...
Dates: 1865 - 1907

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Andrews, Anne Amelia (1812-1898) 1
Andrews, Betsey Lathrop (1788-1859) 1
Andrews, Elisha Deming (1783-1852) 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
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
Eastman National Business College (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.) 1
Faul, Henry 1
Frederick C. Jenison Insurance Agency (Lansing, Mich.) 1
Friday, David, 1876-1945 1
Gilchrist, Maude 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, Sarah Shaw 1
Harvard University 1
Hill, Elton B. (Elton Brainard), 1894-1980 1
Hooker, Joseph, 1814-1879 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
Kingdon, Frank, 1894-1972 1
Kresge Art Museum 1
Lansing Dry Goods Store 1
Lathrop, Joseph 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Liu, Hanson 1
Liu, YuYing Tu 1
Lutheran Bund of Michigan 1
McAlpine, Susan 1
McClernand, John A. (John Alexander), 1812-1900 1
Michigan Agricultural College. Students 1
Michigan Agricultural College. Students. Societies, etc 1
Michigan Artificial Breeders Cooperative 1
Michigan Council for the Arts 1
Michigan DHIA 1
Michigan Historical Commission 1
Michigan Master Farmers 1
Michigan State College. Students 1
Michigan State College. Students. Societies, etc 1
Michigan State College. Terrace Theater 1
Michigan State Grange 1
Michigan State University. Agricultural Experiment Station 1
Michigan State University. Beaumont Tower 1
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