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Benjamin Franklin Wade papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-21
Scope and Content The papers of Benjamin Franklin Wade span the years 1832-1886, but the bulk falls within the period of his service as a U.S. Senator, 1852-1869. The collection consists of microfilm almost entirely of correspondence, letters received, and Wade’s letters to his wife, Caroline. One box of miscellany includes routine requests for government documents, printed speeches, letters of James F. Wade (son of Benjamin F.) to his parents, maps, business papers, and printed matter....
Dates: 1832 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1852 - 1869

Bertha Malone collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00245
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence (1865-1887) between members of the Noddins family of Ionia, Michigan, primarily Civil War letters from Sarah and Robert Noddins to their son, Thomas, in the Union Army. The letters often mention a son William but he is actually the son-in-law, William Hicking.Also included is a lecture on the capture of John Wilkes Booth, given on speaking tours by Luther B. Baker, who helped capture Booth. Luther Byron Baker was an officer of the U.S....
Dates: 1865 - 1956; Majority of material found within 1865 - 1887

Burlingame family papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-25
Scope and Contents This collection consists of microfilm containing correspondence and other papers of Anson Burlingame, his wife Jane Cornelia Livermore Burlingame, and their son Edward Livermore Burlingame. Subjects include Anson's service as U.S. minister to China and Edward's editorship at Scribner's. The collection includes memorabilia, diaries, maps, photos, and commissions from President Lincoln. Correspondents include William Cullen Bryant, Richard Henry Dana, John A. Dix, Gustave Dore, George du...
Dates: 1810 - 1922

Frederick G. Adler papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00113
Scope and Contents

These papers consist of correspondence (1896-1908), a coroner's inquest book (1890-1893), newspaper clippings, and campaign and election materials of Frederick G. Adler of Jackson, Michigan.

Also included are a Jackson County Circuit Court calendar for September 1903, and a memo book belonging to Adler with a typewritten explanation of some of the entries by his son, Gar A. Adler.

Dates: 1853 - 1910

George L. La Forest collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00661
Scope and Content This civil war collection of George L. La Forest includes letters, a copy of an article about the shooting of President Lincoln, a copy of Lincoln's declaration of war, an image of the locomotive L. H. Tupper, the poem "Break the News Gently", a certificate of indebtedness, an advertisement for Peninsular Stove Company, and a ledger about communications received. The materials mostly refer to the New England region.The Civil Ware materials have been scanned and placed...
Dates: 1863 - 1896

Parsons family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00020
Scope and Contents The papers consist mainly of correspondence, diaries and account books of the Edward Parsons family from 1824 to 1910. Most of the material is personal correspondence between the Edward Parsons family and relatives living in Livingston and Clinton Counties, New York. A great number of letters between Edward and his father, Reverend Levi Parsons (1779-1864) are included. The contents of these letters range from Levi's concern over Edward's problems at Hamilton College (Clinton, New York) in...
Dates: 1824 - 1910

Simon Cameron papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-27
Scope and Contents This collection consists of microfilm containing correspondence, reports, speeches, maps, financial records, newspapers and newsclippings, the bulk of which fall in the period 1860-1880. Topics include Cameron's financial affairs, his term as Secretary of War, the Civil War, his ministership to Russia, his Senate career, and retirement after 1877. Correspondents include Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, Charles A. Dana, and his son, James D. Cameron, and many others who were associated...
Dates: 1738 - 1889

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Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872 2
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Burlingame, Jane Cornelia Livermore 1
Cameron, J. D. (James Donald), 1833-1918 1
Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889 1
Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873 1
Cox, Jacob D. (Jacob Dolson), 1828-1900 1
Crosby, Ellen 1
Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897 1
Dana, Richard Henry, Jr., 1815-1882 1
Davis, Henry Winter, 1817-1865 1
Democratic Party (Mich.) 1
Dennison, William, 1815-1882 1
Dix, John A. (John Adams), 1798-1879 1
Doré, Gustave, 1832-1883 1
Du Maurier, George, 1834-1896 1
Forney, John W. (John Wien), 1817-1881 1
Frémont, Jessie Benton, 1824-1902 1
Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890 1
Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881 1
Geiger, Joseph H. 1
Goodlow, William A. 1
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 1
Gurowski, Adam, 1805-1866 1
Hamilton College (Clinton, N.Y.) 1
Hooker, Joseph, 1814-1879 1
Ingraham, E. J. 1
James, Henry, 1843-1916 1
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 1
Kimbell, Hattie 1
Kimbell, Hiram 1
Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936 1
La Forest, George L. 1
Lieber, Francis, 1800-1872 1
Liliuokalani, Queen of Hawaii, 1838-1917 1
Mann, Horace, 1796-1859 1
Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940 1
McClernand, John A. (John Alexander), 1812-1900 1
Michigan State University. Class of 1900 1
Michigan State University. Class of 1907 1
Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902 1
Nelles, Solomon, Mrs. 1
Paine, R. F. (Robert F.) 1
Parker, Theodore, 1810-1860 1
Piatt, Donn, 1819-1891 1
Potter, James C. 1
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 1
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 1
Rosecrans, William S. (William Starke), 1819-1898 1
Seton, Ernest Thompson, 1860-1946 1
Smith, Green Clay, 1826-1895 1
Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869 1
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 1
United States. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War 1
United States. Congress. Senate 1
United States. War Department 1
Van Fleck, William S. 1
Vanderburgh, Lyman 1
Wade family 1
Wade, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1800-1878 1
Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937 1
Wister, Owen, 1860-1938 1
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