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Amos Adams Lawrence papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-15
Scope and Contents This collection contains five reels of microfilm consisting of Amos Lawrence's personal and business correspondence, legal papers, accounts, political tickets, newspaper clippings and other papers related to Lawrence's business, political, educational, and charitable interests. Subjects include New England Emigrant Aid Company; slavery; politics and education in Kansas, Wisconsin, and Massachusetts; New England manufacturing, the tariff; and national politics. Correspondents include George S....
Dates: 1857 - 1859

Bayard family papers

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Identifier: LG-24
Scope and Contents The collection consists of microfilm containing diaries, correspondence, diplomatic documents, congressional material, legal and financial papers, newspapers and newspaper clippings. The correspondence of James and Richard Bayard forms the bulk of the collection. Topics include Federalist politics, the repeal of the Judiciary Act of 1800, the recharter of the first Bank of the United States, the War of 1812, and foreign affairs. James Bayard's letters, written while he was a part of the...
Dates: 1797 - 1868

Benjamin Franklin Wade papers

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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.A...
Dates: 1832 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1852 - 1869

Brownson family papers

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Identifier: c-00178
Scope and Contents The Brownson family papers consist of correspondence between members of the Brownson, Johnson, and Allured families, as well as essays, poetry, and a sermon.Many of the letters are to Oscar Brownson of Pontiac and Evart, Michigan. Brownson entered Oberlin College in 1843, but a year later he returned to Pontiac to teach school. Several letters from a cousin, Franklin Barber, urged him to join the United States Navy, where he could get a free medical training. Brownson received other...
Dates: 1843 - 1931

Charles and Sara T. D. Robinson papers

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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

Charles Robinson papers

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Identifier: LG-10
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a reel of microfilm containing correspondence of Charles Robinson, first governor of Kansas, and his wife Sara, relating to Kansas and national politics. Among the correspondents are N. P. Banks, G. A. Crawford, J. W. Denver, John C. Fremont, Alfred Gray, Amos A. Lawrence, G. P. Lowrey, R. Z. Mason, William Phillips, J. P. Root, S. B. Stebbins, Charles Sumner, and Henry Wilson. Also included are two letters (1853, 1858) and a typewritten newspaper article (1858) by...
Dates: 1850 - 1918

Charles William Cathcart papers

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Identifier: 00006
Scope and Contents This collection documents the political interests of various members of the Cathcart family during the years 1821-1889, and is divided as such into the affairs of two generations: that of James Leander Cathcart and that of his sons, James, Charles, John and Henry, with the greatest amount of material pertaining to Charles Cathcart.Letters of the senior Cathcart comprise the first part of the collection. There are several letters, which expound upon his grudge against the...
Dates: 1821 - 1889

Davis family papers

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Identifier: LG-39
Scope and Contents This collection consists of microfilm containing the correspondence of Jefferson and Varina Howell Davis. Topics include Mississippi and national politics; the admission of California as a state; a proposed southern-route transcontinental railroad; and Davis' capture at the end of the Civil War. It also contains speeches, newsclippings about the Davises and their home, and accounts of the Battle of Monterey (1846), requested by Davis.
Dates: 1835 - 1913

Dimick family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00088
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters, deeds, tax receipts, mortgages, money order receipts, and newspaper clippings of the Dimick family of Decatur, Van Buren County, Michigan. The letters deal with family matters as well as political and economic issues on both the national and the local level.
Dates: 1881 - 1908

Dunks family papers

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Identifier: c-00123
Scope and Contents The Dunks family papers consist primarily of correspondence addressed to Oliver Dunks of Detroit and Coldwater, Michigan, the bulk of which is dated in the 1860s. The letters discuss business, agriculture, and social activities in Southern Michigan. Several also deal with important aspects of the Civil War period, such as "Copperhead" feeling in the North, the election of 1864, and Lincoln's assassination.Of particular interest are letters from Julius Dunks discussing the...
Dates: 1836 - 1877

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Names
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 8
Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 5
Robinson, Sara T. L. (Sara Tappan Lawrence), 1827-1911 4
Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873 3
Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893 3
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Free Soil Party (U.S.) 3
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 3
New England Emigrant Aid Company 3
Robinson, Charles, 1818-1894 3
Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872 3
United States. Congress. House 3
United States. Land Grant Act of 1862 3
Whig Party (U.S.) 3
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 2
Boutwell, George S. (George Sewall), 1818-1905 2
Chandler, Zachariah, 1813-1879 2
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 2
Cox, Jacob D. (Jacob Dolson), 1828-1900 2
Delahay, Mark W. (Mark William), 1818?-1879 2
Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881 2
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 2
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 2
Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866 2
Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
Livermore, Arthur, 1766-1853 2
Madison, James, 1751-1836 2
Marcy, William L. (William Learned), 1786-1857 2
Michigan Agricultural College 2
Pickens, F. W. (Francis Wilkinson), 1805-1869 2
Pillsbury, Parker, 1809-1898 2
Porter, Wm. D. (William Dennison), 1810-1883 2
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 2
Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874 2
Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869 2
Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 2
United States. Army -- Military life -- History -- 19th century 2
United States. Congress. Senate 2
United States. Kansas-Nebraska Act 2
Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852 2
Wilson, Henry, 1812-1875 2
Yates, Richard, 1815-1873 2
Adams, F. G. (Franklin George), 1824-1899 1
Aldrich, A. P. 1
Allen, Elisha Hunt, 1804-1883 1
Allured family (Karl Allured) 1
Alvord, Bert 1
American Political Science Association 1
Anthony, Henry B. (Henry Bowen), 1815-1884 1
Baldwin, Henry P. (Henry Porter), 1814-1892 1
Bancroft, George, 1800-1891 1
Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894 1
Barclay, R. C., active 1861 1
Bassett, Richard, 1745-1815 1
Bayard family (James Asheton Bayard, 1767-1815) 1
Bayard, Andrew, 1762-1833 1
Bayard, James A. (James Asheton), 1767-1815 1
Bayard, Richard H. (Richard Henry), 1796-1868 1
Beal, W. J. (William James), 1833-1924 1
Beasley, Reuben Gaunt 1
Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893 1
Bell, John, 1796-1869 1
Bingham, Kinsley S. (Kinsley Scott), 1808-1861 1
Birney, John 1
Bissell, William H. (William Henry), 1811-1860 1
Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893 1
Blair, Francis Preston, 1791-1876 1
Blair, Montgomery, 1813-1883 1
Blanchard, James J., 1942- 1
Bollmann, Erick, 1769-1821 1
Bonham, Milledge L. (Milledge Luke), 1813-1890 1
Boyce, Ker 1
Bradford, Gamaliel, 1831-1911 1
Bragg, Edward S. (Edward Stuyvesant), 1827-1912 1
Briggs, James A., -1889 1
Brisbane, A. H. (Abbott Hall), 1804-1861 1
Brown, George W. (George Washington), 1820-1915 1
Brown, John, 1800-1859 1
Browne, Francis F. (Francis Fisher), 1843-1913 1
Browning, Orville Hickman, 1806-1881 1
Burrows, Julius C. (Julius Caesar), 1837-1915 1
Butler, Pierce Mason, 1798-1847 1
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850 1
Cameron, J. D. (James Donald), 1833-1918 1
Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889 1
Campbell, Lewis D. (Lewis Davis), 1811-1882 1
Canfield, James Hulme, 1847-1909 1
Cathcart, C. W. (Charles William), 1809-1888 1
Cathcart, James L. (James Leander), 1767-1843 1
Caton, John Dean, 1812-1895 1
Chittenden, L. E. (Lucius Eugene), 1824-1900 1
Christiancy, Isaac Peckham, 1812-1890 1
Chrysler Corporation 1
Cisco, John J. 1
Clay, Cassius Marcellus, 1810-1903 1
Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856 1
Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868 1
Combs, William H. 1
Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888 1
Constitutional Union Party (U.S.) 1
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