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Clara Waldron collection

Identifier: c-00415
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials assembled by the donor, mostly relating to the early settlers and history of Lenawee County, Michigan. Included are deeds, mortgages, and other legal documents (1821-1880) of Tecumseh, Michigan, as well as accounts of a gristmill (1849, 1858). There is also a written report (1899) of a legislative trip to Bay City by the Joint Committee on State Affairs and Private Corporations of the Michigan House of Representatives to investigate Michigan's then new beet...
Dates: 1821 - 1925; Majority of material found within 1821 - 1899

Edwin R. Havens papers

Identifier: 00016
Scope and Contents The Edwin Havens papers consist of letters and diaries written by Havens while serving in the Seventh Michigan Cavalry during the Civil War. The letters of 1862 concern the training period of the regiment at Camp Kellogg, Grand Rapids, Michigan. In February of 1863, the regiment was sent to Washington, D.C., and was later involved in campaigns at Gettysburg, Richmond, Petersburg, and the Shenandoah Valley. Havens' letters contain details of important battles, as well as the...
Dates: 1838 - 1926

Emma Fields collection

Identifier: c-00361
Scope and Contents This collection is made up of miscellaneous items collected by Emma Fields of Greenville, Michigan. Included are a small song book which is illustrated with Civil War scenes; a "Road Book of the Michigan Division, League of American Wheelmen" (1887), a map showing roads in the lower half of Michigan's Lower Peninsula (1897) (noted missing July 2000), and an April 15, 1865 issue of "The New York Herald" (noted missing July 2000) describing Lincoln's...
Dates: 1865 - 1897

George Henry Ellis papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.63
Scope and Contents

Papers of George Ellis consist of a scrapbook, college songs, poems written by Ellis, and a line graph Ellis drew showing his salary increases and describing his various engineering jobs from 1907 to 1950. The scrapbook contains photographs of Ellis and his friends, a 1906 Michigan Agricultural College calendar, college songs and yells, and photographs cut from M.A.C. catalogs dating from 1899.

Dates: 1905 - 1952

Henrietta Marsh Thompson sheet music collection

Identifier: 00192
Scope and Contents The Henrietta Marsh Thompson sheet music collection consists of one volume of sheet music collected and bound by Thompson. The majority of the 44 songs were composed between 1860 and 1868. Several songs refer to the Civil War and there is also some Christmas music. Some of the sheet music is torn and some pages have sections missing. The volume was unbound due to deterioration of the spine.This sheet music has been scanned and placed online at ...
Dates: 1850 - 1895

Ludell Cheney papers

Identifier: c-00595
Scope and Contents The Ludell Cheney papers contain materials about 4-H. The papers include newspaper clippings about Cheney and 4-H booklet called "Fun at the Meeting Place." There is also sheet music for two pieces called "A Plowing Song- 4-H Club Song for Boys" and "Dreaming- 4-H Song for Girls." Also included is a scrapbook Cheney created to submit for a 4-H Alumni Award in 1954. It includes descriptions of his time in the club, outline of a demonstration, radio talk, speech,...
Dates: 1926 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1926 - 1954

Marion Rutter Magnus collection

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-28.49
Scope and Contents

The Marion Rutter Magnus collection contains 4-H material. Included are Camp Gaylord event programs and song books, other 4-H song books, State 4-H show programs, 4-H patch, blank forms and handouts for leaders and leader appreciation event programs. Also included is a Michigan State College Songs booklet as well as a postcard set.

Dates: 1940-1984

Michigan 4-H Foundation records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.7
Series Description MICHIGAN 4-H HISTORY FILES. 1914-1997. 7.5 cu. ft.The history files include annual reports that contain information on 4-H work, activities and events for the state of Michigan. There are four types of annual reports: state, Upper Peninsula, extension workers, and state fair (1914–1966). These reports include many photographs and other artifacts. Another report included here is the Junior Livestock Show report for the period 1965–1968 with photographs. Other records are 4-H...
Dates: 1914 - 2003

R. Nathaniel Dett papers

Identifier: c-00206
Scope and Contents

The collection includes scores of Dett's music, autographed sheet music, newspapers clippings, a program from a concert of Dett's music, and a copy of the Fisher Edition News, a music industry publication.

Dates: 1913 - 1943

Raymond Lyon Bowers papers

Identifier: 00193
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Raymond Lyon Bowers papers consist of his original sheet music. The sheet music covers early compositions in school to later unpublished works. The music is either on loose paper or in composition notebooks. Bowers had numbered all of his sheet music and created a numerical list. This order has been maintained in the collection, with the exception of the materials on his opera, Legends of Alhambra. The materials relating to the opera have been pulled from the sheet music and...
Dates: 1902 - 1970

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