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Mrs. Carl Wolff collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00249
Scope and Contents

This collection contains five letters to Alexander Brown in Jackson County, Michigan, from relatives in New York. The letters discuss family news, agriculture prospects, and the possibility of moving to Michigan as Brown had done (1836). Also included is a diary kept by Belle Voorheis of Mungerville (now Burton), Michigan. Her entries record life in rural Michigan in 1872. The collection also contains a recipe for brewing beer.

Dates: 1836, 1872

Mrs. Robert E. Onweller collection

 Collection
Identifier: 00115
Scope and Contents This collection contains miscellaneous and unrelated materials found in a Hudson, Michigan drugstore when the donor's husband bought it. They include a ledger (1866-1878) of S.S. Johnson and Company, a furniture factory; a small ledger (1875) containing medicinal recipes belonging to Marvin M. Maxon, druggist and former owner of the store; a personal diary (January-May 1877) of Mrs. Laura O'Conor of Seneca Falls, New York; a ledger and cash book (1879-1887) of the Eaton Brothers Company,...
Dates: 1865 - 1930

Orson Ingalls diary

 Collection
Identifier: c-00310
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a farm diary of Orson Ingalls of Almont, Lapeer County, Michigan, giving prices of stock and produce. The diary also contains personal notes about daily agricultural activities, weather conditions, health, church attendance, visits to friends and attendance at funerals.

Dates: 1856 - 1864

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

Peter H. Felker papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.44
Scope and Contents The papers of Peter Felker consist of three diaries for 1868, 1869, and 1870, in which he details his life as a student at Michigan Agricultural College. The diaries include descriptions of course work, work done for the college, and leisure activities. He also describes travel and work in Jackson, Michigan. Also included is a receipt for his board, and labor at the college. It shows how much he owed for his board and washing and how much he was credited for the work he did at the...
Dates: 1868 - 1870

Raymond E. Van Syckle diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 101 small

Raymond Lyon Bowers papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00193
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Raymond Lyon Bowers papers consist of his original sheet music. The sheet music covers early compositions in school to later unpublished works. The music is either on loose paper or in composition notebooks. Bowers had numbered all of his sheet music and created a numerical list. This order has been maintained in the collection, with the exception of the materials on his opera, Legends of Alhambra. The materials relating to the opera have been pulled from the sheet music and...
Dates: 1902 - 1970

Roy James Robb papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00067
Scope and Contents of the Papers The collection consists largely of survey field books, survey maps, and diaries of Roy James Robb. His diaries contain brief notes related to the surveys, which were done in Ingham, Clinton, Barry, Iosco, Mackinac, and other counties in Michigan. Also in the collection are nineteenth century survey papers and field books, which he purchased to use for reference. Among the papers of Ingham County Surveyors are surveys by Anson Jackson, the first County Surveyor (1838-1848),...
Dates: 1824 - 1957

Samuel H. Abbott papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00308
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence addressed primarily to Samuel H. Abbott of Cedar Dale, Sanilac County, Michigan, from members of his family. The letters include a remedy for small pox, references to the draft and techniques of dodging it during the Civil War, concern over sale prices of farm products, especially wheat, and one letter concerning the great fires of October 1871 and the damage done by them in Sanilac County and in Ontario, Canada.Also included is a diary...
Dates: 1853 - 1903

Samuel Johnson papers

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Identifier: UA-17.120
Scope and Contents The early correspondence gives a description of Civil War fighting in Virginia and comments on the controversy following McClellan’s removal by Lincoln. The correspondence from the 1870s recounts Johnson’s efforts as Professor of Agriculture and deal with animal sales and purchases, grain tests, and other topics. Also included are lectures read by Johnson and Ray Stannard Baker’s student notebook of lectures given by Johnson.The second portion of the collection contains the...
Dates: 1824 - 1944

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Ingham County (Mich.) -- Maps 2
Iosco County (Mich.) 2
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Legal forms 2
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Michigan -- Religion 2
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Agricultural laws and legislation -- Michigan 1
Agricultural prices 1
Agriculture -- California 1
Agriculture -- Costs 1
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Allegan (Mich.) 1
Allegan County (Mich.) 1
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Michigan State University. Office of the President 2
Reo Motor Car Company 2
Republican Party (Mich.) 2
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 2
Abbot, Theophilus Capen, 1826-1892 1
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
Barney, Leila Craig 1
Bingham, Kinsley S. (Kinsley Scott), 1808-1861 1
Boy Scouts of America. Troop 1 (Brighton, Mich.) 1
Brattin, Alice Jane, 1914-1983 1
Brattin, John, 1915-1995 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
Brown, Jean Hebert 1
Burdick, C. M., Mrs. 1
Calkins, Edmund Albert 1
Campbell District School (Eaton County, Mich.) 1
Carpenter, Kate M. Coad, 1880-1974 1
Central Michigan University 1
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 1
Craig, Frank 1
Craig, Mary Ann 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 family (Frank Stewart Kedzie, 1857-1935) 1
Kedzie, A. S. (Adam Stewart), 1814-1899 1
Kedzie, Frank Stewart 1
Khan, Akhter Hameed 1
Knight, Kate Baker 1
LaSelle, Edward Lester 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
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