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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

 Record Group
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

Seneca Freeman Russell diary

 Collection
Identifier: c-00498
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the diary of Seneca Freeman Russell of Otsego, Michigan, for the year 1877.

Dates: 1877

Smith and Carpenter families papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00301
Scope and Contents This collection contains four Civil War letters and a small diary of Josiah B. Smith, kept during his service as a bugler in the 8th Michigan Cavalry in Tennessee and Kentucky. The letters were written to Josiah's wife, Mary A. Smith. In the diary, Josiah writes about daily duties in camp, his letter writing schedule, and the condition of his health. The collection also includes an official copy of his enlistment and discharge papers.In addition, receipts for taxes on land in...
Dates: 1864 - 1913

Stebbins family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00014
Scope and Contents A manuscript copy of Stebbins' book A History of Plymouth Church (of Lansing) written in 1893 is included. Stebbins compiled an autobiography entitled Sketches of My Life, which he was completing at his death in 1901. A copy of the text is included, as well as his diaries, account books and newspaper clippings on railroads.Other materials in the papers are those of his children Arthur C. and Bliss Stebbins and Susan...
Dates: 1741 - 1976; Majority of material found within 1821 - 1940

Susan E. Hoyt papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00346
Scope and Contents The collection contains nine diaries and three account books documenting farm life by Susan E. Hoyt who resided in McMinnville, Tennessee for many years. The Hoyt family moved from Michigan to Tennesee in the 1870s. Susan moved to Vassal, Michigan in 1925. The collection also contains transcripts of letters by Susan Hoyt and other family members. Correspondents include Susan's mother Clarinda Hoyt, her sister Claribel Hoyt Hart and her husband Lemuel P. Hart, her brother Scott Hoyt, and...
Dates: 1875 - 1932

Ted F. Jackson papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.382
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of research by Ted F. Jackson, D.V.M., and Frederic Halbert into dairy cattle that were fed polybrominated biphenyl (PBB)- contaminated food, and the publication of their article in the Journal of American Veterinary Medical Association in 1974. The collection also contains Jackson's Doctor of Veterinary Medicine diploma (1944), a Registered Veterinarian certificate from the State of Michigan (1954), and slides and photographs of his veterinary practice. A...
Dates: 1944 - 2018; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1976

Theophilus Capen Abbot papers

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Identifier: UA-2.1.3
Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence, poetry, speeches, and diaries. There are also Abbot's testimonial records from the State Board of Agriculture.

Dates: 1844 - 1893

Thomas-Prescott families papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00170
Scope and Contents The collection documents the lives of the Thomas and Prescott families of Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. The collection contains biographical papers, genealogy/lineage records, and correspondence of family members. The bulk of the collection is the correspondence of Benjamin H. Thomas Jr., spanning the period from 1879 to 1927.The biographical papers consist of obituary notices and correspondence which discuss eligibility to join the D.A.R. and the moral character of family...
Dates: 1824 - 1960

Waldron family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00413
Scope and Contents This collection contains deeds, mortgages, tax receipts, and a diary (1878) of Aaron K. Waldron, a prominent farmer of Tecumseh, Lenawee County, Michigan. Also included is family correspondence (1863-1879) including two Civil War letters (1863) to Waldron's wife, nee Sarah Gunderman, from her brothers John, 126th New York Regiment, and Abram, 148th New York Regiment.The Civil War letters have been transcribed, scanned and placed online at ...
Dates: 1846 - 1904

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Education, Higher -- Michigan 4
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Oakland County (Mich.) 3
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Clinton County (Mich.) 2
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Reo Motor Car Company 2
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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
Bliss, Josiah W. 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
Franklin, Amos 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
Hall family (Ernest Hall) 1
Hallifax, Lillie S. 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
Ladd, Madge 1
Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railway 1
Lathrop, Joseph 1
Lehr, Milton H. 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
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