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James Henry Hammond papers

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Identifier: LG-30
Scope and Contents The James Henry Hammond papers consists of microfilm containing correspondence, diaries, plantation account books and manuals, scrapbooks and manuscript and printed copies of Hammond's speeches reflecting South Carolina and national politics in the decades before the Civil War. Topics include state's rights, slavery, state banks, the Southern Convention at Nashville, Tennessee (1850), secession, nullification, and the tariff. The plantation books give detailed lists of holdings in...
Dates: 1774 - 1875

James Rood Doolittle papers

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Identifier: LG-18
Scope and Content The papers of James R. Doolittle consist of microfilm of letters received and a few letters sent, typed transcripts of letters sent and received, copies of speeches, and newspaper clippings. The transcripts, in part, are annotated by Duane Mowry, the donor.The collection relates primarily to Doolittle’s interests while he served in the U.S. Senate, and, later, as a lawyer in private practice. Only a few letters concern personal matters. There is no documentation for his career...
Dates: 1858 - 1927

Justin S. Morrill papers

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Identifier: LG-1
Scope and Contents The 10,600 items in the papers of Justin Smith Morrill (1810-1898) cover a period of almost a century, 1825-1923. The bulk (1854-1898) of the collection was generated during Morrill’s long legislative career as U.S. representative and senator during which tenures he served on many important congressional committees.This collection on microfilm includes the 50 bound volumes of correspondence and 28 containers of miscellaneous papers such as correspondence, Senate and House reports...
Dates: 1825 - 1923; Majority of material found within 1854 - 1898

Orlando Barnes papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00010
Scope and Contents The material in the Barnes collection encompasses the period 1846 to 1899. Barnes graduated from the University of Michigan in 1850 and settled in Lansing to practice law. After establishing his reputation, he became attorney for the Jackson, Lansing, and Saginaw Railroad. He also assumed a promotional position with the Railroad, and eventually became its secretary and general manager.Barnes was philosophically minded and frequently wrote on various social matters. The bulk of this...
Dates: 1846 - 1899

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Names
Aldrich, A. P. 1
Alvord, Bert 1
Barnes, O. M. (Orlando Mack), 1825-1899 1
Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893 1
Blair, Francis Preston, 1791-1876 1
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Boyce, Ker 1
Brisbane, A. H. (Abbott Hall), 1804-1861 1
Butler, Pierce Mason, 1798-1847 1
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850 1
Chandler, Zachariah, 1813-1879 1
Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873 1
Chittenden, L. E. (Lucius Eugene), 1824-1900 1
Clay, Cassius Marcellus, 1810-1903 1
Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 1
Democratic Party (Mich.). State Central Committee 1
Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
Dewey, Charles, 1798-1880 1
Doolittle, James R. (James Rood), 1815-1897 1
Felder, John Myers, 1782-1851 1
Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893 1
Gadsden, James, 1788-1858 1
Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 1
Hamilton, James, Jr., 1786-1857 1
Hammond, James Henry, 1807-1864 1
Harris, Jedediah H. 1
Hayne, Isaac W. (Isaac William), 1809-1880 1
Hayne, Robert Young, 1791-1839 1
Keitt, Lawrence M. (Lawrence Massillon), 1824-1864 1
Lee, Samuel Phillips, 1812-1897 1
Marsh, Charles, 1765-1849 1
McDuffie, George, 1790-1851 1
McLean, Andrew, (Merchant) 1
Michigan State University 1
Michigan. Joint Prison and Affiliated Boards 1
Morrill, Justin S. (Justin Smith), 1810-1898 1
Nichols, George Ward, 1831-1885 1
Page, Carroll Smalley, 1843-1925 1
Patterson, Angus, 1790-1854 1
Payne, Henry B., 1810-1896 1
Pemberton, A. H. 1
Pickens, F. W. (Francis Wilkinson), 1805-1869 1
Porter, Wm. D. (William Dennison), 1810-1883 1
Preston, William C. (William Campbell), 1794-1860 1
Quattlebaum, Paul, 1812-1890 1
Randall, Henry S. (Henry Stephens), 1811-1876 1
Reed, Amos, -approximately 1889 1
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 1
Rhett, Robert Barnwell, 1800-1876 1
Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872 1
Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870 1
Swain, A. N. 1
Thomas, Stephen, 1809-1903 1
Trescot, William Henry, 1822-1898 1
Tucker, Ben 1
Underwood, Adin B. (Adin Ballou) 1
United States. Congress. House 1
United States. Congress. Senate 1
University of Michigan 1
Walker, James M. (James Murdock), 1813-1854 1
Wharton, Joseph, 1826-1909 1
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