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Austin and Foote families papers

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

Austin Blair papers

Identifier: c-00014
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a transcript of biographical notes written by Governor Austin Blair, covering the period 1758-1873, giving information on family background, Michigan politics, the formation of the Republican Party, his years of service in the Michigan House of Senate, his governorship (1861-1865), and his three terms in the U.S. House of Representatives.Also included is a typescript of several articles written by Nellie Blair Greene for the Jackson...
Dates: 1898, 1930

Bagley family papers

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

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

Democratic Party campaign materials

Identifier: 00034
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Democratic Party campaign materials from 1874 to 1966 including handbills, pamphlets, posters, comic books and programs. Also included are voting tickets for several Lansing, Michigan, area communities, voting information and campaign instructions, and tickets, programs and statements from Democratic conventions, both in Michigan and on a national level. Biographical and political information on Michigan candidates for governor, legislature, and other offices,...
Dates: 1874 - 1966

Dimick family papers

Identifier: c-00088
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters, deeds, tax receipts, mortgages, money order receipts, and newspaper clippings of the Dimick family of Decatur, Van Buren County, Michigan. The letters deal with family matters as well as political and economic issues on both the national and the local level.

Dates: 1881 - 1908

Dunks family papers

Identifier: c-00123
Scope and Contents The Dunks family papers consist primarily of correspondence addressed to Oliver Dunks of Detroit and Coldwater, Michigan, the bulk of which is dated in the 1860s. The letters discuss business, agriculture, and social activities in Southern Michigan. Several also deal with important aspects of the Civil War period, such as "Copperhead" feeling in the North, the election of 1864, and Lincoln's assassination.Of particular interest are letters from Julius Dunks discussing the...
Dates: 1836 - 1877

Fraser family letters

Identifier: UA-10.3.441
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photocopies of letters written by William Fraser, Eugene Law and Fred E. Miller to John C. Fraser, his wife Mrs. Eliza M. Fraser or John Fraser (father of William and John C.) The letters describe their life at Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University). They write about work, classes and activities. Other topics included the buildings, professors, weather, sports and politics.

Dates: 1866 - 1881

James H. Thompson papers

Identifier: 00057
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the legal and business correspondence of James H. Thompson covering the years 1911 to 1913. The collection is divided into four sections: business which consists of correspondence concerning real estate, The Original Gas Engine Company, stocks and investments; legal matters and politics concerning Thompson's law practice, the election of 1912 and congratulatory letters; personal consisting of correspondence relating to Mason activities, genealogy of Thompson's...
Dates: 1911 - 1913

James J. Blanchard papers (00168)

Identifier: UA-10.3.422
Scope and Contents The James J. Blanchard collection consists primarily of material relating to his congressional career, dating between 1974 and 1982. The collection is arranged in thirty-one series, which include Blanchard's personal files; the records of both his Washington and district offices; materials from five key Blanchard staff members; files relating to the Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs, the Chrysler bail-out, and all of Blanchard's campaigns, including the 1982 gubernatorial...
Dates: 1965 - 1984

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Brown, Donald A. 1
Carton, John J. (John Jay), 1856-1934 1
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Chrysler Corporation 1
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Ingham County Curative Workshop 1
Ingham County Democratic Committee (Mich.) 1
International Union, United Automobile Workers of America (CIO) 1
Joesten, Joachim, 1907-1975 1
Johnson, Samuel, 1839-1916 1
Kefauver, Estes, 1903-1963 1
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Kennedy, J. Benton, Captain 1
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Lansing Civic Players Guild (Lansing, Mich.) 1
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March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation 1
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Michigan. Office of Civilian Defense 1
Michigan. Office of Civilian Defense. Victory Speakers' Bureau 1
Michigan. State Board of Agriculture 1
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Michigan. State Department of Social Welfare 1
Morse Bros. Machinery & Supply Co. (Denver, Colo.) 1
Mysels, Sammy, 1906-1974 1
National Citizens Political Action Committee 1
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