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Addie E. Milks diary

 Collection
Identifier: c-00548
Scope and Contents This collection contains excerpts from Addie E. Milks' diary detailing the history and genealogy of the Sloan and McCormick families, as well as early pioneer life in Michigan territory.A majority of the excerpts pertain to Addie's mother, Ann McCormick Malone, and her dramatic experiences during the Revolutionary War as well as her family's subsequent move to Taymouth Township, near the Flint River, Michigan.Also included in the excerpts are comments about relations...
Dates: 1922

Austin and Foote families papers

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Identifier: c-00495
Scope and Contents These papers contain the records of the Austin and Foote families of Milford from 1842 to 1907.An account book (1852-1866) and household accounts of the Foote family (1840-1878) are included as well as political tickets for Oakland County in the election of 1864. Materials on reunions of the Grand Army of the Republic and Women's Relief Corps (1890s) and articles of the Battle of Chickamauga are also included. The Civil War related materials have been scanned and put online...
Dates: 1842 - 1907

Bagg family papers

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Identifier: c-00251
Scope and Contents The Bagg family papers contain a letter of welcome from residents of Savannah, Georgia, to George Washington, during his visit to Savannah in 1791. Also included are letters to Dr. Joseph Bagg and his wife, Eliza, of Detroit, Michigan. Two letters from Eliza's sister, Abby Billings, send family news and complain about housework (1843, 1844). A letter from the Baggs' son-in-law, W.G. Austin, of Kalamazoo, Michigan, describes the presidential election of 1844. School compositions by the Baggs'...
Dates: 1791, 1839-1844, 1878

Bagley family papers

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Identifier: 00018
Scope and Contents The Bagley family papers includes the personal papers of David M. Bagley, his wife, Bennette Bagley, his son, William, and his grandson, Laurence. The material, dating from 1830 to 1932, is arranged by family member. Bennette Bagley's papers contain personal correspondence from friends and family members in England wishing her a safe journey to America in 1833, and her will and estate papers of 1888.David M. Bagley's papers include correspondence relating to the Civil...
Dates: 1830 - 1932

Benjamin M. Harman papers

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Identifier: c-00496
Scope and Contents

Harman records in the two diaries the day-to-day activities of a soldier, including meals, marches, a trip on a schooner, illnesses, skirmishes, and his income and expenses. The diaries span the dates December 21, 1861 to May 27, 1863, the day that he was killed in battle at Port Hudson, Louisiana.

The other papers are photocopies of muster rolls for Harman (1861-1863) and correspondence (1881-1888) by his mother and relatives trying to secure his pension for his mother.

Dates: 1861 - 1888; Majority of material found within 1881 - 1888

Crosby family papers

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Identifier: c.00268
Scope and Contents The Crosby family papers consist primarily of diaries kept by family members in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Michigan. Hale E. and Mary Chamberlain Crosby, who lived in Concord, New Hampshire and later Ashby, Massachusetts, kept a journal recording their work, their religious and social activities. The Crosbys moved with Mary's parents, the Chamberlains, to New Buffalo, Michigan in 1844.Their son, J. Birney Crosby, was sent from Michigan to Massachusetts in 1860 to attend...
Dates: 1838 - 1900

Diary, 1918 Oct. 1-1919 July 19, plus addenda

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Identifier: MSS 146 small
Dates: October 1 1918-July 19, 1919

Edwin R. Havens papers

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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

Edwin R. Osband diaries

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Identifier: c-00136
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three diaries (1861-1864) of Edwin R. Osband of Wayne County, Michigan, kept during his service in the Civil War.The diary entries express alarm at the "profanity and wickedness" among the soldiers (December 23, 1861), describe exorbitant prices in Nashville (February, 1862), and predict that "the war will not be of long duration" (January 9, 1862). There are also comments on a dispute over pay among members of the regiment (1862), and reports on food...
Dates: 1861 - 1866

Elizabeth Cooper Matheson diaries

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Identifier: c-00314
Scope and Contents This collection contains diaries of Elizabeth Cooper Matheson who moved with her family from Pleasantville, Pennsylvania, to Salem, Ohio in 1862, and to Riverside, Michigan in 1867. The early entries include many observations on events of the Civil War. Matheson, a Quaker, also gives details of Quaker meetings and of the Temperance Society which she joined in 1862. In addition, she describes in detail the journey from Ohio to Michigan including the crossing of Lake Erie and...
Dates: 1861 - 1873

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United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 36th (1861-1865) 1
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