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Addie E. Milks diary

 Collection
Identifier: c-00548
Scope and Contents This collection contains excerpts from Addie E. Milks' diary detailing the history and genealogy of the Sloan and McCormick families, as well as early pioneer life in Michigan territory.A majority of the excerpts pertain to Addie's mother, Ann McCormick Malone, and her dramatic experiences during the Revolutionary War as well as her family's subsequent move to Taymouth Township, near the Flint River, Michigan.Also included in the excerpts are comments about relations...
Dates: 1922

Allen Benton Morse diary

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.435
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a microfilm copy of Allen Benton Morse's 1859 diary that he kept while a student at the Agriculture College of the State of Michigan (now Michigan State University).

Dates: 1859

Alonzo and J. H. Towner papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00405
Scope and Contents

The collection contains a diary (1869-1870) of Alonzo Towner depicting farm life in Bath, Clinton County, Michigan. Added to the back of the diary are the minutes (1902-1910) of board meetings of the Perry Percheron Horse Company, a stud service operating in Perry, Shiawassee County, Michigan, recorded by the acting secretary, J. H. Towner.

Dates: 1869 - 1910; Majority of material found within 1902 - 1910

Amos Franklin diary

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Identifier: c-00458
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Amos Franklin's diary (January 1 to December 31, 1865). He lived in Michigan and was probably a carpenter. His diary entries are fairly brief and primarily discuss his daily activities and his jobs.

Dates: 1865

Anonymous diary

 Collection
Identifier: c-00084
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one diary, kept from December 19, 1899 to May 3, 1903. While the author is unknown, the diary reveals that he ran a small combined hardware store and post office, as well as owning a farm in the Pomona, Michigan area. In addition to comments about the author's personal life, the diary contains a detailed record of marriages, births, illnesses, and deaths in the towns along the railroad line between Harlan, Pomona, and Copemish, Michigan. Social events are...
Dates: 1899 - 1903

Austin and Foote families papers

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Identifier: c-00495
Scope and Contents These papers contain the records of the Austin and Foote families of Milford from 1842 to 1907.An account book (1852-1866) and household accounts of the Foote family (1840-1878) are included as well as political tickets for Oakland County in the election of 1864. Materials on reunions of the Grand Army of the Republic and Women's Relief Corps (1890s) and articles of the Battle of Chickamauga are also included. The Civil War related materials have been scanned and put online...
Dates: 1842 - 1907

Bagg family papers

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Identifier: c-00251
Scope and Contents The Bagg family papers contain a letter of welcome from residents of Savannah, Georgia, to George Washington, during his visit to Savannah in 1791. Also included are letters to Dr. Joseph Bagg and his wife, Eliza, of Detroit, Michigan. Two letters from Eliza's sister, Abby Billings, send family news and complain about housework (1843, 1844). A letter from the Baggs' son-in-law, W.G. Austin, of Kalamazoo, Michigan, describes the presidential election of 1844. School compositions by the Baggs'...
Dates: 1791, 1839-1844, 1878

Bagley family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00018
Scope and Contents The Bagley family papers includes the personal papers of David M. Bagley, his wife, Bennette Bagley, his son, William, and his grandson, Laurence. The material, dating from 1830 to 1932, is arranged by family member. Bennette Bagley's papers contain personal correspondence from friends and family members in England wishing her a safe journey to America in 1833, and her will and estate papers of 1888.David M. Bagley's papers include correspondence relating to the Civil...
Dates: 1830 - 1932

Bonnie J. Morris Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival collection

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Identifier: MSS 754
Scope and Contents

The Bonnie J. Morris Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival collection consist of approximately 0.5 linear feet of personal items from the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival dating approximately from 1995 to 2015. The collection includes journals, stage notes, and ephemera.

Dates: 1996 - 2015

Chancey G. Robinson papers

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Identifier: 00162
Scope and Contents The bulk of the C. G. Robinson papers consists of the originals plus photocopies of Robinson's diaries, 1884-1890 and 1892-1895. Robinson recorded the weather daily, and he described his daily chores and seasonal activities, such as cider pressing in autumn and "sugaring off" in spring. William Rayner apparently raised prize-winning swine, which Robinson took to state fairs throughout the Midwest. Robinson's papers include letters from other area swine-farmers and a copy of the constitution...
Dates: 1884 - 1896

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Reo Motor Car Company 2
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Abbott, Samuel H., 1853-1903 1
Alpha Zeta. Kedzie Chapter (Michigan State University) 1
Andersonville Prison 1
Andrews family (Elisha Deming Andrews, 1783-1852) 1
Andrews, Anne Amelia (1812-1898) 1
Andrews, Betsey Lathrop (1788-1859) 1
Andrews, Elisha Deming (1783-1852) 1
Anonymous 1
Austin family (Hattie Foote Austin, 1859-1952) 1
Austin, Andrew V. 1
Austin, Hattie Foote 1
Avery, Gardner 1
Baker, Ray Stannard, 1870-1946 1
Bingham, Kinsley S. (Kinsley Scott), 1808-1861 1
Boy Scouts of America. Troop 1 (Brighton, Mich.) 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
Burdick, C. M., Mrs. 1
Carpenter, Kate M. Coad, 1880-1974 1
Central Michigan University 1
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 1
Daughters of the American Revolution 1
Dooley, Mary True 1
Eastern Michigan University 1
Eastman National Business College (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.) 1
Eaton Brothers (Firm) 1
Federal Surplus Commodities Corporation 1
Felker, Peter H. 1
Foote family (Hattie Foote Austin, 1859-1952) 1
Foote, Henry King 1
Foote, Minera Henderson 1
Grand Army of the Republic 1
Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada 1
Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company 1
Greenback Labor Party (U.S.) 1
Halbert, Frederic, 1945- 1
Hamilton College (Clinton, N.Y.) 1
Henson family (Fred T. Henson) 1
Henson, Fred T. 1
Henson, Gladys 1
Henson, Thomas 1
Hooker, Joseph, 1814-1879 1
Hoyt family (Susan E. Hoyt) 1
Hoyt, Susan E. 1
Igoe, Lynn, 1937-2006 1
Ingham County (Mich.). Health Department 1
Jackson, Ted Fremont 1
Johnson, Samuel, 1839-1916 1
Judson, Clarence Herbert 1
Kedzie family (A. S. Kedzie, 1814-1899) 1
Kedzie, A. S. (Adam Stewart), 1814-1899 1
Kedzie, Frank Stewart 1
Khan, Akhter Hameed 1
Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railway 1
Lathrop, Joseph 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Malone, Ann McCormick 1
McClernand, John A. (John Alexander), 1812-1900 1
McCormick family 1
McKibbin family (Clifford Worden McKibbin) 1
McKibbin, Clifford W. 1
McKibbin, Emma Augusta 1
McKibbin, Joseph T. 1
McKibbin, May E. 1
McKibbin, Ruth Mead 1
Meeker family (Lucien Bonaparte Meeker, 1817-1883) 1
Meeker, Helen Louise, 1861-1901 1
Meeker, Lucien Bonaparte, 1817-1883 1
Meeth, Virginia R. 1
Michigan Agricultural College. Department of Military Science 1
Michigan Agricultural College. Extension Division 1
Michigan Agricultural College. Students 1
Michigan Agricultural College. Students. Societies, etc 1
Michigan Farm Bureau 1
Michigan Historical Commission 1
Michigan State College 1
Michigan State College. Department of Farm Management 1
Michigan State College. International Relations Club 1
Michigan State Grange 1
Michigan State University. Board of Trustees 1
Michigan State University. Class of 1875 1
Michigan State University. Class of 1886 1
Michigan State University. Class of 1904 1
Michigan State University. Class of 1907 1
Michigan State University. Class of 1912 1
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