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Alton Wheaton papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00208
Scope and Contents

The Alton Wheaton papers contain primarily financial records and other forms of inventory that Wheaton took while working on his farm. There is also a small section on some of Wheaton’s community activities, some photographs of said activities, and two books on the Wheaton family genealogy. There are also a number of folders containing deeds and titles to various pieces of land Wheaton owned. There are also catalogs, plans, newsletters and brochures on farm topics.

Dates: 1934 - 2006

George Parsons papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.189
Scope and Contents The George E. Parsons collection consists of a wide range of documents related to the dairy industry and Michigan State College (now Michigan State University). The collection has newspaper clippings discussing Parsons' accomplishments as well as other events in the world of dairy, a binder with in-depth information about the "Better Milking Clinic" that Parsons led, as well as a small group of agricultural photos. There is an Alpha Zeta fraternity pamphlet, and "A Short History of Okemos"...
Dates: 1930 - 1992

Henry Merriman papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00139
Scope and Contents This collection includes some of his plans and sketches for inventions such as the shoe tree, wire shoehorn, Merriman Windjammer, spacecraft toilet, roll dispenser, belt tester, lubricated bushing, Merriman valves, lug tester, and window hook test equipment.The collection also contains correspondence between the inventor and his patent attorneys, Beaman and Beaman, Merriman's New Ideas, a Merriman family history, rather lengthy memoirs entitled "The Early Years in Kent County and West...
Dates: 1887 - 1969

John Brattin family papers (00254)

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.429
Scope and Content The John Brattin family papers is mainly John Brattin’s papers and correspondence, but it does contain materials and correspondence from his first wife, Alice Jane, and his mother-in-law, Kate Baker Knight. This collection covers John’s life from high school graduation until his death. Included in the collection are correspondence, work documents, photographs related to the Bowlby, Baker, and Knight families, certificates, family newsletters, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, a postcard...
Dates: 1849 - 1995

Joseph Druse papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.230
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers, photographs, slides, and oversized materials. The bulk of the materials in the collection relate to Druse’s experience in Nigeria. Included are lecture notes for different courses; 80 slides featuring pots, baskets, houses, dolls, and masks; photographs featuring buildings, students, and individuals working with Druse; and a two issues of a Nsukka newspaper.The collection also contains several historical newspapers, an 1860 voter guide, maps,...
Dates: 1800, 1860, 1865, 1917-1964

Kedzie family papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-28.6
Scope and Contents The Kedzie family papers consists of genealogies, correspondence, and books published by members of the family. Also included are photographs of Robert Mark Kedzie, Ester Hawley Kedzie, A. S. Kedzie, and unidentified men. Additionally, there are items relating to Michigan Agricultural College/Michigan State College (now Michigan State University), such as a 1907 Alumni luncheon program, a commencement program, and a brochure which seeks donations for various buildings titled "For the...
Dates: 1850 - 1976

Perry Greeley Holden collection

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.26
Scope and Contents The Holden Memoirs, which were printed in a scrapbook format, includes photographs, genealogies, and reproductions of correspondence, certificates and news clippings. The collection also includes a glass portrait of a woman in a wooden box.There are also materials donated by a niece of Perry G. Holden including a photo album of car trips that Perry Holden and his wife, Carrie, took with Perry's brother, Ellsworth. They drove from Chicago to Wisconsin, South Dakota, Wyoming, ...
Dates: 1891 - 1959

Sarah Van Hoosen Jones papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-1.1.3
Scope and Contents The Sarah Van Hoosen Jones papers document her academic, agricultural, and civic accomplishments, and her interest in local Rochester history, but offer a very incomplete record of her activities as a farmer and a member of the State Board of Agriculture, and the Association of Governing Boards of State Universities and Allied Institutions. In her master's thesis and scientific articles, she discusses theories of dairy farm management and animal genetics, but there is almost no information...
Dates: 1852 - 1972

Zee and Schober families papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-17.144.1
Scope and Content This collection consists of memorial books, correspondence, diaries, notebooks, school materials, scrapbooks, Elsie Zee’s teaching materials, family photographs, and genealogical papers. James Wilmer Zee and Elsie Schober Zee’s courtship love letters are also included. There are also post-World War II letters to Elsie Schober Zee and William (Wilhelm) Schober from family members in Germany and from former German P.O.W.s who worked for the Zees. The letters are in German. Many were translated...
Dates: 1908 - 1987

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