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Campbell family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00182
Scope and Contents The Campbell family papers consist primarily of Civil War letters from Alexander and Allen Campbell to their father, John, in Groveland, Michigan. The Campbell brothers joined the 1st Michigan engineers and served for the most part in Tennessee, where they helped build bridges and repair railroads. The letters discuss their experiences and home matters as well as recruitment and opposition to the draft. Their regiment later joined Sherman for his March to the Sea. In one letter Allen...
Dates: 1860 - 1866

Clare A. Gunn papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.288
Scope and Contents The Clare A. Gunn papers consist of publications and visual materials relating to tourism in Michigan (including the Upper Peninsula). Of note are photographs, negatives and slides of Michigan motels, resorts, and tourist areas many of which are identified by name and owner. Also included are slides of United States, Canada and other countries showing nature scenes, tourist areas and motels. There are also publications, articles, and conference proceedings relating to tourism, recreation,...
Dates: 1940 - 2000

Clive S. Beurmann papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00195
Scope and Contents

This collection contains World War I letters from Clive S. Beurmann to his sister and brother-in-law. His letters describe his experiences both in battle and behind the lines.

Dates: 1918 - 1919

Eaegle family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00170
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of Civil War letters received by Emmiline (Emma) Daggett, of Clinton County, Michigan. Emma received letters from her brother Will in the 10th Michigan Cavalry, her cousin George Daggett in the 33rd New York Infantry, and other friends in those regiments. The letters describe the soldiers' experiences but are primarily concerned with home matters. The bulk of the letters are from William Eaegle of the 3rd Michigan Cavalry, who married Emma Daggett in 1864....
Dates: 1861 - 1876

Frank D. Lewis collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00199
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two Civil War poems, "The Dying Soldier at Manassas" and "The Veteran's Growl." "The Veteran's Growl" was written by a soldier who was sent to Texas on garrison duty after the war ended. The author describes the miserable conditions in Texas and satirizes War Department policies and Union leaders.

Also included is a brief genealogy of the Lewis family.

Dates: undated

Frank J. Jenkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00129
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters received by Frank J. Jenkins, a resident of Fostoria, Michigan. The letters, primarily from Pitt Potter, discuss law practice in Woodville, Texas, and describe the city of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Also included are agreements to lease farm land in exchange for labor or taxes in Tuscola County, Michigan.

Dates: 1882 - 1893

Gilberto V. and Minerva T. Martinez papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 389 large
Scope and Contents The Gilberto and Minerva Martinez Papers (1971-1997) contain materials related to Gilberto Martinez's life and political activism in Michigan and Texas. Included are files, photographs, illustrations, newspaper clippings, articles, realia and memorabilia focused on artists, exhibits, political events, political parties - such as La Raza Unida - and business ventures in broadcasting and communications. Of particular note is the history of the flags in Series 5. These flags were those flown...
Dates: 1971-1997

Henry P. Attwater papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00212
Scope and Content

The H. P. Attwater papers contain notebooks handwritten by Attwater between the years of 1889-1930. The notebooks are primarily daily records of weather, birds, bird eggs, or animals that Attwater observed. There are also newspaper clippings detailing the general and bizarre weather for 1894-1930. Also included is “The Standard Catalog of North American Bird Eggs” from 1905.

Dates: 1889 - 1930

John Jordan Crittenden papers

 Collection — Reel: microfilm
Identifier: LG-28
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 14 reels of microfilm of the John J. Crittenden papers held at the Library of Congress. Correspondence, legal papers and some speeches and state papers comprise the collection. Correspondence mainly covers Crittenden's career as senator, U.S. attorney general (1841, 1850-1853) and governor of Kentucky (1848-1850).Subjects include national politics, particularly tariff and banking matters, Texas, Mexico, slavery, the southern Whigs, Crittenden's...
Dates: 1782 - 1888

José Angel Gutiérrez collection on Albert Peña, Jr.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 548 large
Scope and Contents The José Angel Gutiérrez collection on Albert Peña, Jr. consists primarily of research materials Gutiérrez gathered for his 2017 book on Albert Peña, Jr. published by Michigan State University Press, "Albert A. Peña Jr.: Dean of Chicano Politics." Among the collection includes oral history transcripts, photocopies of military records and other biographical documents, original and photocopies photographs, clippings, correspondence, speech transcripts and notes, and writings by and about...
Dates: 1954 - 2014

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