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Alonzo and J. H. Towner papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00405
Scope and Contents

The collection contains a diary (1869-1870) of Alonzo Towner depicting farm life in Bath, Clinton County, Michigan. Added to the back of the diary are the minutes (1902-1910) of board meetings of the Perry Percheron Horse Company, a stud service operating in Perry, Shiawassee County, Michigan, recorded by the acting secretary, J. H. Towner.

Dates: 1869 - 1910; Majority of material found within 1902 - 1910

Hale family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00030
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of five small account books and one receipt noting general store purchases and crop sales of R. Hale and Sanford Hale of Shiawassee County, Michigan.

Dates: 1879 - 1909

Kathryn Packard collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00306
Scope and Contents

This collection includes grants of public lands in the District of Detroit, Michigan Territory, to Samuel W. Dexter of New York (1824-1825). The collection also contains deeds, pertaining to lands in Washtenaw and Shiawassee Counties, Michigan, purchased by Dexter. Also included are tax receipts for land in Shiawassee County belonging to Francis Prevost and Alvin Brown Lodge, Lodge No. 30 (1884), and a certificate of recommendation into the Masonic Order for Luther Boyden of Mississippi.

Dates: 1824 - 1869

Lyman family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00128
Scope and Contents The Lyman family papers include correspondence, diaries, property deeds, newspapers, photographs, and other materials for the family of Liberty Lyman and Lucinda Sikes Lyman covering the years 1812-1910.The bulk of the family correspondence consists of letters to Lucinda Lyman from her sons and daughters, as well as letters from friends and relatives in Massachusetts. Especially interesting are the letters of the Lyman sons in California. Many vivid details are given on life in California...
Dates: 1812 - 1910

Michigan State Grange records

 Collection
Identifier: 00187
Scope and Contents The records of the Michigan State Grange are held by the MSU Archives and the Bentley Historical Library in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The MSU Archives holds the Grange records from the following counties: Allegan, Barry, Benzie, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Clare, Clinton, Eaton, Grand Traverse, Gratiot, Ingham, Ionia, Isabella, Kalamazoo, Kalkaska, Kent, Leelanau, Manistee, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Osceola, Otsego, Ottawa, Shiawassee, St. Joseph, Van Buren,...
Dates: 1873 - 2009

Mortimer Bradley Martin papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00533
Scope and Contents

The collection contains financial records and newspaper clippings of Mortimer Bradley Martin, a farmer in Shiawassee County, Michigan. Three account books list farm and personal expenses for 1837-1841, 1840-1849, and 1862-1906. A detailed obituary and two newspaper articles, one about Martin's violin and the other about the farm house he built, are also included.

Dates: 1837 - 1906

Wixom family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00131
Scope and Contents The Wixom family papers contain a number of land title transfers and other documents relating to Oakland, Genesee, Ionia, Montcalm, and Shiawassee Counties, Michigan. The collection includes a mandate to collect school taxes (1839), a federal income tax return for 1865, records of major family expenses for 1886-1888, and deposit certificates from the Milford State Bank dated 1887 and 1907. The collection also contains petitions (1871) from residents of Milford, Commerce, Novi, and Lyon,...
Dates: 1822 - 1907

Works Progress Administration Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: 00264
Scope and Contents he collection consists of a Works Progress Administration scrapbook with clippings and photos about projects in the Lansing, Jackson and Ingham county and surrounding areas. The cover of the scrapbook is titled "WPA Scrapbook sponsored by Fred L. Fulton 5th District, pastepot and scribe Phil Johnson, cartoonist L.E. Tedman,and features a cartoon of Fred Fulton on the cover. The scrapbook includes are newspaper clippings about the projects, cartoons and drawings by L.E. Tedman about Fulton...
Dates: 1936-1937, undated

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Angoulême, Marie-Thérèse Charlotte, duchesse d', 1778-1851 1
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