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Alfred L. Williams family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00504
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters from members of the Alfred L. Williams family of Owosso, Michigan.Most of the letters were written to Alfred L. Williams' daughter, Clara, by her sisters. The letters discuss pioneer life, the problems of being a single girl, hired help and treating illness with various home remedies. Also discussed are the development of the town, social life in Owosso and the Wesener fire in 1885, in which the block between Washington and Main streets burned....
Dates: 1885 - 1925

Clarence H. Judson papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.126
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of Clarence Judson's letters to his family, written during his years at Michigan Agricultural College. The letters describe his classes, activities, and financial situation, his experiences as a teacher during school breaks, the class strike of 1886, and a visit to the Capitol in Lansing. The collection also includes an autobiography, family history materials, genealogical charts, school records, diaries from 1888 to 1902, and a notebook Judson kept while...
Dates: 1874 - 2001

Edmund A. Calkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.419
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of several scrapbooks containing newspaper articles of Franklin D. Roosevelt's private and political life from 1934 to 1940. There is also a Vermontville School Register (1891-1895), a booklet containing teacher contracts in Eaton County, financial records, data pertaining to Michigan railroads, Michigan Constitutional Convention of 1907 Handbook, and diaries dating from 1908 to 1933,.

Dates: 1859 - 1940

Eugene L. Huddleston papers

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Identifier: UA-17.299
Scope and Content

This collection contains a six-page account of a fall tour (October 15-17, 1982) of northern Michigan by Eugene Huddleston. Huddleston describes the railroad and equipment used for the tour, and various scenic areas visited during the trip. Also included is a draft of Huddleston's article "Moving Pere Marquette 1225 from East Lansing to Owosso" from February 22, 1983 and a photograph of a Pere Marquette Pacific train taken in 1948.

Dates: 1948 - 1983; Majority of material found within 1982 - 1983

Roy C. Vandercook papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00011
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters, newspaper clippings, legal documents related to Roy C. Vandercook and his various careers. Most significant in the collection is the bulk of correspondence concerning the Michigan National Guard and the 1913 copper strike. Vandercook was responsible for the majority of military action and exchanged a great deal of letters with Governor Woodbridge Ferris. Included are also letters discussing various phases of the U.S. occupation of the...
Dates: 1849 - 1957

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