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A. J. Babcock Ladies Auxiliary No. 12 records

 Collection
Identifier: 00098
Scope and Contents The records in this collection were accumulated by Jennie Dewar, who was active in the Auxiliary and the Military Order of the Lizard, and her husband, Neil A. Dewar, who was a member of the A. J. Babcock Camp. They provide only fragmentary documentation of the three organizations and reveal surprisingly little about the political activities of the United Spanish War Veterans, even though most of the records date from the 1920s and 1930s, the period during which agitation for veterans'...
Dates: 1918 - 1957

Abel G. Peck papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00107
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters from Abel G. Peck to his family during the Civil War. His letters describe Sharpsburg, Maryland, in the aftermath of the battle of Antietam, as well as as his part in the battles of Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville. Also included in the collection is a letter from a newly appointed woman faculty member at Hillsdale, Michigan. The letter (1859) describes the college and her experiences as the first women hired by a previously all-male...
Dates: 1859 - 1863

Academic Retirees UA 1

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Serial-00607
Dates: 1969 - 2011

Ada Hunt Whitehouse papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00124
Scope and Contents The Ada Hunt Whitehouse papers include her personal correspondence and papers. The bulk of the materials, however, deal with the financial records of Mrs. Whitehouse, her family and the Hunt Food Shop. These records include materials concerning family property holdings such as deeds, mortgages and title abstracts. Federal, state and local tax records are also present. The papers contain Ada Hunt Whitehouse's check ledgers and statements. In addition there are other financial records such as...
Dates: 1849 - 1972

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

Addy doll and related materials

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Identifier: MSS 232 large
Scope and Contents Addy Walker is an American Girl doll depicting an African-American enslaved girl who escaped to freedom in 1864. At the beginning of the accompanying book, Addy is a nine year old girl living on a plantation in North Carolina. After her brother and father are sold, Addy and her mother escape through the Underground Railroad to Philadelphia. In later books, Addy learns that freedom in the North does not mean equality and fairness. With a historically accurate wooden trunk, bed, and...
Dates: 1993

Adelaide Hart papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00069
Scope and Contents

The materials in this collection largely focus on Hart's involvement in the 1961-1962 Constitutional Convention for the State of Michigan.

Dates: 1951 - 1969

Advocates for Latino Students Advancement in Michigan Education records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 623
Scope and Contents

The Advocates for Latino Students Advancement in Michigan Education records consist of bylaws, meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, promotional materials, and ephemera from both the predecessor organization College Recruitment Association for Hispanics (CRAH) and Advocates for Latino Students Advancement in Michigan Education (ALSAME).

Dates: 1980 - 2006

Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker culinary ephemera collection

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Identifier: MSS 314 large
Scope and Contents The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker culinary ephemera collection contains thousands of food and cookery related publications produced primarily by companies in the United States from the late nineteenth century up to the present. The collection provides a rich resource to study the evolution and history of advertising, food products, individual companies, technology, food preparation, and food production. It was organized, described, and donated in 2005 by Shirley Brocker Sliker, who...
Dates: 1850-2010

Alanson Royce papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00104
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of letters from Alanson Royce to his family, describing his farm in New Buffalo, Michigan, and his migration to Mornington, Missouri, where he also farmed. In his letters home Royce discusses Missouri's economy and agricultural prospects, as well as education and social conditions. There are very few references to slavery. Royce farmed in Missouri until 1862, when his pro-Union views angered local Confederate sympathizers and forced him to flee to Illinois....
Dates: 1855 - 1862

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American Committee on Africa 3
Bailey, L. H. (Liberty Hyde), 1858-1954 3
Blair, Austin, 1818-1894 3
Blair, Francis Preston, 1791-1876 3
Chandler, Zachariah, 1813-1879 3
Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873 3
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 3
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Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893 3
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Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886 3
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Morrill, Justin S. (Justin Smith), 1810-1898 3
Reo Motor Car Company 3
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Scott, D. K. (David Knight), 1940- 3
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Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 2
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Andersonville Prison 2
Anonymous 2
Association of Land-Grant Colleges and Universities 2
Baker, Rollin H. (Rollin Harold), 1916-2007 2
Beal, W. J. (William James), 1833-1924 2
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Case, Sarah Avery 2
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Citizens for Eisenhower (Organization) 2
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Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868 2
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Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 2
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Democratic Party (Mich.). State Central Committee 2
DiBiaggio, John A., 1932- 2
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