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Ada Hunt Whitehouse papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00124
Scope and Contents The Ada Hunt Whitehouse papers include her personal correspondence and papers. The bulk of the materials, however, deal with the financial records of Mrs. Whitehouse, her family and the Hunt Food Shop. These records include materials concerning family property holdings such as deeds, mortgages and title abstracts. Federal, state and local tax records are also present. The papers contain Ada Hunt Whitehouse's check ledgers and statements. In addition there are other financial records such as...
Dates: 1849 - 1972

Chamberlain family papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-1.1.12
Scope and Contents The collection consists of family correspondence, documents, and business records, particularly relating to Henry Chamberlain. Included are genealogies of the Chamberlain, Langdon, Woodward and Wheelock families.The letters in the early years of the collection relate to the migration of the family westward to Ohio, and then to Michigan. There is an 1830 agreement in which certain New Hampshire citizens sponsor William Chamberlain to go and scout the area above the Ohio River for...
Dates: 1795 - 1931

David Van Tine papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00414
Scope and Contents

Legal documents of David Van Tine, operator of a furniture factory in Tecumseh, Lenawee County, Michigan are included in this collection. Among the documents are deeds, mortgages, and Van Tine's last will and testament (1892).

Dates: 1837 - 1897

Dobbins family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00045
Scope and Contents This collection consists of miscellaneous papers concerning the Dobbins family of Ionia, Michigan. Included are a few letters, some from William Dobbins, who was a student at the Michigan College of Mining and Technology (1908), and others from members of the family living in Ireland.There are also tax receipts for property in Ionia, other miscellaneous receipts, insurance policies from the German Insurance Company and the Fireman's Insurance Company, report cards of members of...
Dates: 1882 - 1937

George K. Dike papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00159
Scope and Content The collection contains few professional letters or other records of his work as a surveyor. During this same time period, however, Dike was courting his future second wife, Nancy P. Douglas. Writing to her almost weekly between the years 1885 and 1886, he described life in the surveyor's camp. The letters are also filled with Dike's views on love, marriage, and family relationships. They present an excellent description of late nineteenth century middle class values.This...
Dates: 1865 - 1907

Hackley and Hume Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00097
Scope and Contents The Hackley and Hume papers contain the business records of several inter-related Michigan-based business firms and some of the private papers of the families of Charles Henry Hackley and Thomas Hume. The papers span the years 1859-1955. The papers document lumbering and lumber investments in Michigan and other states. The papers also document Charles Henry Hackley and Thomas Hume, both prominent timbermen and philanthropists, as well as other family members. Hackley and Hume were active...
Dates: 1859 - 1955

Hawley family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00008
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two deeds for land in Michigan owned by the Hawley family. One is a certificate for register for public lands in Ionia, purchased by Don Hawley and David B. Webster. The second is a quitclaim deed for the transfer of property in Crystal Township, Montcalm County from Lucius Hawley to his wife, Elizabeth C. Hawley.

Dates: 1837, 1919, undated

James H. Thompson papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00057
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the legal and business correspondence of James H. Thompson covering the years 1911 to 1913. The collection is divided into four sections: business which consists of correspondence concerning real estate, The Original Gas Engine Company, stocks and investments; legal matters and politics concerning Thompson's law practice, the election of 1912 and congratulatory letters; personal consisting of correspondence relating to Mason activities, genealogy of Thompson's...
Dates: 1911 - 1913

John Edison papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00130
Scope and Contents Edison's papers (1839-1915) contain various documents and newspaper clippings. The first two folders contain documents such as land deeds, tax receipts, insurance papers, wills, and church memberships. The third folder contains newspaper clippings, political tickets, and a "Forecast for the Year 1916", published in the Grand Rapids Herald. A clipping from the Grand Rapids Herald (April 16, 1899) recalls President Abraham Lincoln's assassination and its impact on Grand Rapids. The other...
Dates: 1839 - 1915

Joseph R. Williams papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-2.1.1
Scope and Contents The first seventeen folders of this collection contain letters of correspondence with Joseph R. Williams prior to his acceptance of the presidency of the Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University). Many of these letters are from his father and other family members. Additionally, there are letters to Williams, operating as a land speculator in Ohio and Michigan, from friends and business associates in Massachusetts and New York. The letters reflect a precarious economic...
Dates: 1827 - 1867

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Dike, George K. (George Kimball), 1918- 1
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Elk Cement and Lime Company (Elk Rapids, Mich.) 1
Evart Board of Trade (Evart, Mich.) 1
Fellows, Grant, 1865-1929 1
Ferris Institute 1
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Gardner, Erle Stanley, 1889-1970 1
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Morse Bros. Machinery & Supply Co. (Denver, Colo.) 1
North, Joseph E. 1
Olds, E. W. 1
Olivet College 1
Original Gas Engine Company 1
Peoples' Bank of Bath (Bath, Mich.) 1
Reo Motor Car Company 1
Rock Island Arsenal (Ill.) 1
Rolfe, Benjamin 1
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 1
Rosencrance family (Nettie Rosencrance) 1
Smith family (George Anson Smith, 1825-1885) 1
Smith, Hazel Neu 1
Smith, Howard Remus, 1872- 1
Smith, William A. 1
Snyder, Jonathan LeMoyne 1
Snyder, LeMoyne, 1898- 1
Superior and Boston Copper Company 1
Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930 1
Thompson family (James H. Thompson) 1
Thompson, James H. 1
Thurman, Allen Granbery, 1813-1895 1
Toledo Blade (Newspaper) 1
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Triplex Tire Company (Detroit, Mich.) 1
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