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Avery family papers

Identifier: c-00230
Scope and Contents

This collection contains family correspondence between members of the Avery family, including C. S. and Ellen Avery of Bucks Flat, California, and Edward Avery of Fort Junction, Iowa. The letters are primarily concerned with family matters, though C. S. Avery's letters also discuss agriculture in California. The collection also contains receipts and a deed for Sarah Avery of Three Oaks, Michigan.

Dates: 1868 - 1891

Benjamin Y. Collins papers

Identifier: c-00265
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a mortgage for land in Three Oaks, Berrien County, Michigan, sold to Benjamin Y. Collins by Frederick and Catherine Rehlow (1876), and a certificate attesting the payment of the mortgage (1879).

Dates: 1876, 1879

Berrien County records

Identifier: c-00032
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an official canvass of votes cast in Berrien County, Michigan in the presidential election of 1848, and two bonds (1871, 1874) issued by the Township of Three Oaks to help pay for construction of the Michigan Central Railroad.

Dates: 1848, 1871, 1874

Chamberlain family papers

Identifier: UA-1.1.12
Scope and Contents The collection consists of family correspondence, documents, and business records, particularly relating to Henry Chamberlain. Included are genealogies of the Chamberlain, Langdon, Woodward and Wheelock families.The letters in the early years of the collection relate to the migration of the family westward to Ohio, and then to Michigan. There is an 1830 agreement in which certain New Hampshire citizens sponsor William Chamberlain to go and scout the area above the Ohio River for...
Dates: 1795 - 1931

Churchill family papers

Identifier: c-00219
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two letters. The first, from Orin and Emeline (Pope) Churchill to her parents, describes their religious experiences and activities (1840). The second, from C. Churchill to his father-in-law, discusses Masonic activity in Three Oaks, Michigan (1874).

Dates: 1840, 1874

Dewey Cannon Committee records

Identifier: c-00042
Scope and Contents The collection contains printed materials, ribbons and buttons, newspaper clippings, and correspondence relating to the winning of the cannon (July 14, 1899) and preparations for its unveiling ceremonies (June 28, 1900) in a park in Three Oaks. The enthusiasm of the village motto, "Three Oaks Against the World," is reflected in the materials of the collection. Correspondents include members of the National Monument Committee; Helen Miller Gould, daughter of Jay Gould and Red Cross heroine of...
Dates: 1899 - 1910

Gilbert B. Avery papers

Identifier: c-00229
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of tax receipts, a deed, and copies of deeds for land owned by Gilbert B. Avery of Three Oaks, Berrien County, Michigan.

Dates: 1860 - 1880

Grace E. Bradley papers

Identifier: c-00235
Scope and Contents

This collection contains Grace Bradley's teaching certificate (1869-1879) from Berrien County, Michigan, and LaPorte County, Indiana, a letter from Senator J. C. Burrows regarding her application for the position as Matron on the "Indian Service" (1898), and a school roll book from Three Oaks, Berrien County, Michigan (1875).

Dates: 1869 - 1898

Hamlin Garland letter

Identifier: c-00175
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a single letter, written by American author Hamlin Garland to Mrs. Edward K. Warren of Three Oaks, Michigan, regarding the establishment of a museum in Three Oaks.

Dates: undated

Michigan Woman's Christian Temperance Union records

Identifier: c-00506
Scope and Contents This collection contains records of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union including some publications and transcriptions of a W.C.T.U. Minute Book of the Three Oaks, Michigan chapter. Included are minutes of the society meetings, 1879-1887; a transcription of the constitution; membership lists, 1880?-1887;financial records, 1883?-1886; and a newspaper clipping of resolutions adopted at the 1881 convention.There are annual convention reports and directories of Michigan Woman's...
Dates: 1879-1909, 1942-1964; Majority of material found within 1879 - 1886

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