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Bessey family papers

Identifier: UA-10.3.416
Scope and Contents The Bessey family papers have been arranged into the following series: Biographical Data, Manuscripts and Publications, General, Correspondence, Scrapbooks, Oversized materials and Photographs.The biographical data series includes information on Charles and Ernst Bessey, and on relatives of Edith Carleton Higgins (Mrs. Ernst A. Bessey), including her mother, Ella M. (Noyes) Higgins (1851-1913); her sisters, Mabel Cornell Porter and Bertha Noyes and, her brothers, Leslie A. Higgins...
Dates: 1878 - 1968

Ethel Rathke papers

Identifier: UA-17.441
Scope and Contents

The bulk of this collection consists of scrapbooks. The twenty scrapbooks are filled with newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and pictures covering such diverse topics as World War II, the Middle East, Lansing and East Lansing, Japanese culture and flower gardening. Also included are Ethel Rathke's prose and poetry and her correspondence with publishing companies, friends, and acquaintances.

Dates: 1900 - 1970

Francis H. Gambell papers

Identifier: c-00176
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Gambell's written reminiscences. These include published newspaper accounts of his time in Alaska, as well as short stories and poetry based on his experiences in Alaska and as a doctor in California. Gambell also wrote about his childhood in Iowa, his years at Parsons College, and his decision to choose a career in medicine.In addition, the collection includes news clippings about Gambell, and the transcript of an interview with him about his...
Dates: 1898 - 1959

Gerald A. Faverman collection

Identifier: UA-17.446
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials probably used by Professor Gerald Faverman in his history classes. They include maps and essays related to Greece, Mesopotamia, and Russia.

Dates: 1954 - 1966

John L. Whitelaw papers

Identifier: c-00379
Scope and Contents This collection includes two folders of correspondence (1945) from Brigadier General John L. Whitelaw to relatives in East Lansing, Michigan, when he was stationed in Germany during World War II. In his letters, Whitelaw describes the Ruhr Valley area and Berlin after the German surrender, and comments on the Russian soldiers, trains and the civilian food situation.The collection also contains two scrapbooks. One (1883-1900) contains nineteenth-century pictorial advertisements,...
Dates: 1883 - 1945; Majority of material found within 1883 - 1900

On-Campus Programs records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-2.9.3
Scope and Content

The collection contains reports from on-campus programs related to international studies, including the African, Asian, Canadian-American, Latin American, and Russian and East European Studies Centers; the International Library; the International Extension Office; and Institutes of International Studies in Agriculture and Education. Also included are agendas for planning seminars.

Dates: 1972 - 1977

Russian and East European Studies Program records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-
Scope and Contents

The records consist of one issue of the newsletter of the Russian and East European Studies Program from 1975. It lists movies and lectures as well as educational opportunities off campus. Also included is an unpublished annual report from 1971.

Dates: 1971, 1975

Waldo family papers and the Waldo Travel Agency records

Identifier: 00042
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal correspondence, notes, reports, and financial records. The majority of these relate to Mortimer Waldo's activities in Russia and Finland from 1916 to 1918.Letters to family and friends written from 1916 to 1917 describe life in Siberia and comment on the political situation in the United States and the entry of the U.S. into the First World War. Later letters (1918) concentrate on the Finnish Civil War. Those dating from after 1919 primarily...
Dates: 1904 - 1991

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