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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

Charles and Sara T. D. Robinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-16
Scope and Contents This collection consists microfilm of correspondence, diaries, writings, accounts, clippings, and miscellaneous papers of Charles and his wife Sara T. D. Robinson The papers relate to the fight for a free Kansas and the early statehood period (1861-1863); personal, family, and business matters; construction of the University of Kansas; and local and national politics. Correspondents include F. G. Adams, Nathaniel Banks, George S. Boutwell, G. W. Brown, James H. Canfield, Charles Chadwick,...
Dates: 1834 - 1911

Elizabeth Kellogg papers

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Identifier: 00147
Scope and Contents The collection contains 35 letters and 2 homemade account journals. Eight letters (1849-1899) were written by relatives of Mrs. Kellogg. The other letters, written to or by Mrs. Kellogg (nee Rogers) or her relatives (1923-1938) relate rural life during the Great Depression. The letters are from Springfield; Ganges, Michigan; Alaedon; Burlington, Iowa; Mason, Michigan; Goshen, Indiana; Orchards, Washington; Andrews, Indiana; Detroit, Michigan; Elkhart, Indiana; Clinton, Oklahoma; Oklahoma...
Dates: 1838 - 1978

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

Harald S. and Marguerite I. Patton papers

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Identifier: UA-17.437
Scope and Contents Harald Patton papers primarily document his World War I experiences. The correspondence consists of letters written by Patton to Marguerite Irene Taylor, who later became his wife, friends and relatives, and dates almost entirely from 1915 to 1919. Included is a journal (in letter form) describing his voyage to England in 1915 on the troopship Northland. There are also postcards, photographs, and a scrapbook.Marguerite Patton papers includes correspondence, articles of...
Dates: 1890 - 1941

Henry Merriman papers

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Identifier: 00139
Scope and Contents This collection includes some of his plans and sketches for inventions such as the shoe tree, wire shoehorn, Merriman Windjammer, spacecraft toilet, roll dispenser, belt tester, lubricated bushing, Merriman valves, lug tester, and window hook test equipment.The collection also contains correspondence between the inventor and his patent attorneys, Beaman and Beaman, Merriman's New Ideas, a Merriman family history, rather lengthy memoirs entitled "The Early Years in Kent County and West...
Dates: 1887 - 1969

Joseph and Richard M. Hoar papers

 Collection
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

Michigan Bean Company records

 Collection
Identifier: 00110
Scope and Contents of the Records Efforts covering a sixty-year span to improve farm markets through the pooling of farm commodities, the organization of growers and shippers, promotional marketing and advertising, and bean research are documented in letters, newspaper clippings, articles and legal documents in the collection. In these records are correspondence, memoranda and articles on state and federal agricultural subsidy programs and restrictions. There also is the Wickes Corporation merger, documented through notes,...
Dates: 1906 - 1980

Smith family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00074
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the business and farm records of George Anson Smith, his brother (Legrand J. Smith), and his sons (Fred, Azariel, and Frank R.), of Somerset, Hillsdale County, Michigan. George A. Smith owned several farms and with his brother operated two general stores and a grain exchange, which were later taken over by his sons. In 1856 he purchased the Gamble farm near Somerset and later purchased several other farms near it. In 1858 he and his brother built the brick store...
Dates: 1853 - 1927

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Michigan State College 2
Adams, F. G. (Franklin George), 1824-1899 1
Atlantic Mining Company 1
Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894 1
Boutwell, George S. (George Sewall), 1818-1905 1
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Brown, George W. (George Washington), 1820-1915 1
Canfield, James Hulme, 1847-1909 1
Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 1
Delahay, Mark W. (Mark William), 1818?-1879 1
Federal Surplus Commodities Corporation 1
Free Soil Party (U.S.) 1
Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890 1
Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada 1
Harvard University 1
Houghton Copper Rolling Mills 1
Ingalls, John James, 1833-1900 1
Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866 1
Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886 1
Michigan Agricultural College. Extension Division 1
Michigan Artificial Breeders Cooperative 1
Michigan DHIA 1
Michigan State Grange 1
Michigan State University. Cooperative Extension Service 1
Michigan. Department of Agriculture. State Bean Industry Committee 1
New England Emigrant Aid Company 1
Patton, Harald Smith, 1889-1945 1
Robinson, Charles, 1818-1894 1
Robinson, Sara T. L. (Sara Tappan Lawrence), 1827-1911 1
Rose Bowl (Football game) (1956 : Pasadena, Calif.) 1
Smith family (George Anson Smith, 1825-1885) 1
Smith, George Nelson, 1807-1881 1
Smith, Hazel Neu 1
Smith, Howard Remus, 1872- 1
Smith, Samuel C. 1
Tappan, S. F. (Samuel Forster), -1913 1
Thayer, Eli, 1819-1899 1
United States. Army. Quartermaster Corps 1
United States. Department of Agriculture 1
United States. Department of Agriculture. Dry Beans and Peas Advisory Committee 1
United States. Department of the Treasury 1
United States. Federal Farm Board 1
United States. Food Distribution Administration 1
United States. Land Grant Act of 1862 1
United States. War Food Administration 1
University of Alberta 1
University of Cincinnati 1
University of Kansas 1
University of Toronto 1
Wheaton, Dean, 1940- 1
Wickes Corporation 1
Wood, Margaret L. 1
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