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Alfred L. Williams family papers

Identifier: c-00504
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters from members of the Alfred L. Williams family of Owosso, Michigan.Most of the letters were written to Alfred L. Williams' daughter, Clara, by her sisters. The letters discuss pioneer life, the problems of being a single girl, hired help and treating illness with various home remedies. Also discussed are the development of the town, social life in Owosso and the Wesener fire in 1885, in which the block between Washington and Main streets burned....
Dates: 1885 - 1925

Clarence H. Judson papers

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Identifier: UA-10.3.126
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of Clarence Judson's letters to his family, written during his years at Michigan Agricultural College. The letters describe his classes, activities, and financial situation, his experiences as a teacher during school breaks, the class strike of 1886, and a visit to the Capitol in Lansing. The collection also includes an autobiography, family history materials, genealogical charts, school records, diaries from 1888 to 1902, and a notebook Judson kept while...
Dates: 1874 - 2001

Edmund A. Calkins papers

Identifier: UA-10.3.419
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of several scrapbooks containing newspaper articles of Franklin D. Roosevelt's private and political life from 1934 to 1940. There is also a Vermontville School Register (1891-1895), a booklet containing teacher contracts in Eaton County, financial records, data pertaining to Michigan railroads, Michigan Constitutional Convention of 1907 Handbook, and diaries dating from 1908 to 1933.

Dates: 1859 - 1940

Eugene L. Huddleston papers

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Identifier: UA-17.299
Scope and Content

This collection contains a six-page account of a fall tour (October 15-17, 1982) of northern Michigan by Eugene Huddleston. Huddleston describes the railroad and equipment used for the tour, and various scenic areas visited during the trip. Also included is a draft of Huddleston's article "Moving Pere Marquette 1225 from East Lansing to Owosso" from February 22, 1983 and a photograph of a Pere Marquette Pacific train taken in 1948.

Dates: 1948 - 1983; Majority of material found within 1982 - 1983

Henry Waldron papers

Identifier: 00005
Scope and Contents The Henry Waldron papers include correspondence, financial statements and speeches covering the years 1832-1881.There is much material of general historical interest scattered throughout the collection. Most of it relates to Hillsdale County, Michigan. There are several items of particular historical interest. There are two letters dated May 1838 from Henry W. Johnson and Stephen Brophy, Patriot invaders, then in Toronto Prison. There is a letter dated October 24, 1871 from the...
Dates: 1832 - 1881

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

Kennedy family papers

Identifier: c-00068
Scope and Contents The Kennedy family papers consist of seven letters. The earliest (1817) was written by a young woman describing a mid-winter journey home through western New York by wagon sleigh. Five letters in the collection were written by Frederick A. Kennedy to this wife Caroline while he was serving in the Michigan State legislature in Detroit in 1846. Kennedy discusses current actions of the legislature, including the passage of a bill to pay legislators $3.00 per day; and the initial defeat and...
Dates: 1817 - 1862

Pere Marquette Lumber Company records

Identifier: 00031
Scope and Contents of the Records

This collection consists of tax receipts, deeds, ledgers, cash books, correspondence, and miscellaneous legal papers having to do with the Pere Marquette Lumber Company. There is also a journal and cash book of the company store, cash book of the Ludington Water Supply Company, and miscellaneous papers of the Flint & Pere Marquette Railroad.

Dates: 1860 - 1912

Roy C. Vandercook papers

Identifier: 00011
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters, newspaper clippings, legal documents related to Roy C. Vandercook and his various careers. Most significant in the collection is the bulk of correspondence concerning the Michigan National Guard and the 1913 copper strike. Vandercook was responsible for the majority of military action and exchanged a great deal of letters with Governor Woodbridge Ferris. Included are also letters discussing various phases of the U.S. occupation of the...
Dates: 1849 - 1957

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