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Alumni Association records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.2
Scope and Contents Records of the Society of Alumni of Michigan Agricultural College, 1868-1913 This series includes a Minute Book (1869-1916) which contains: Constitution of 1869, signatures of members in 1885, and minutes of annual and triennial business meetings. The minutes generally do not record alumni discussion of college programs, but do include resolutions supporting the labor system, women’s education, and athletics at MAC. Most entries concern the election of...
Dates: 1869 - 2019

Austin and Foote families papers

 Collection
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

Bagley family papers

 Collection
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 War,...
Dates: 1830 - 1932

Bamber family papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.447
Scope and Contents The Bamber family papers consist primarily of correspondence written or received by members of the family of Joseph S. Bamber, a farmer residing in Oakland County, Michigan. The collection includes letters (1862-1865) to Bamber from members of the Hayes family, related to the Bambers by marriage. These letters describe civilian experiences during the Civil War and contain information on food prices, the draft, and "Copperhead" activity in 1864. Also included are letters...
Dates: 1861 - 1883

Chamberlain family papers

 Collection
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

Charles Adolphus Jewell papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.5
Scope and Contents The Charles A. Jewell papers consist of original correspondence and a manuscript compilation of transcribed letters and family history.The first group of correspondence (1860-1862) consists of original letters written by Charles to his family while he was attending Michigan Agricultural College, and a letter to Jewell's parents from Theophilus C. Abbot, Professor of English during this period discuss the courses he was taking, his instructors and their teaching methods, dormitory...
Dates: 1860 - 1979

Civil War relief efforts collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00148
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials from volunteer relief efforts for various counties in Michigan (1864-1867). Documents include a relief roll recording payments made to families of men serving in the army during the Civil War and later, as well as several letters applying for such aid.
Dates: 1864 - 1867

Dunks family papers

 Collection
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

French family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00030
Scope and Contents The collection consists largely of personal correspondence of the French and Cady families, related through the marriage of Sarah Jane Cady to Newell Andrew French. The families were originally from New York and Pennsylvania. Although most letters contain family news, there are those discussing land, crops, and conditions of the times.The letters of Myron French and Charles Cady from June 9, 1861 through June 29, 1864 describe the Civil War. A letter of August 12, 1861 tells of the...
Dates: 1856 - 1931

George K. Dike papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00159
Scope and Content The collection contains few professional letters or other records of his work as a surveyor. During this same time period, however, Dike was courting his future second wife, Nancy P. Douglas. Writing to her almost weekly between the years 1885 and 1886, he described life in the surveyor's camp. The letters are also filled with Dike's views on love, marriage, and family relationships. They present an excellent description of late nineteenth century middle class values.This collection...
Dates: 1865 - 1907

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Michigan Agricultural College 5
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United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 18th (1862-1865) 2
Abbot, Theophilus Capen, 1826-1892 1
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Abbott, Samuel H., 1853-1903 1
Amtrak 1
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company 1
Austin family (Hattie Foote Austin, 1859-1952) 1
Austin, Andrew V. 1
Austin, Hattie Foote 1
Baker, Ray Stannard, 1870-1946 1
Bamber family (Joseph S. Bamber, 1835-1907) 1
Bamber, Albert M., 1860-1883 1
Bamber, Herbert, 1858-1937 1
Bamber, Joseph S., 1835-1907 1
Bingham, Kinsley S. (Kinsley Scott), 1808-1861 1
Bridger, Lewis 1
Chamberlain family (Henry Chamberlain, 1824-1907) 1
Chamberlain, Henry, 1824-1907 1
Chamberlain, Mellen, 1821-1900 1
Clute, O. (Oscar) 1
Dartmouth College 1
Daughters of the American Revolution 1
Dickerman, James 1
Dickerman, Samuel 1
Dike, George K. (George Kimball), 1918- 1
Douglas, Nancy 1
Dunckel, Oshea G. 1
Dunks, Fred S. 1
East Lansing (Mich.). City Center Project 1
Eastern Michigan University 1
Foote family (Hattie Foote Austin, 1859-1952) 1
Foote, Henry King 1
Foote, Minera Henderson 1
Franklin County Immigration Society (Franklin County, Kan.) 1
Grand Army of the Republic 1
Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 1
Greenback Labor Party (U.S.) 1
Hamilton College (Clinton, N.Y.) 1
Harvard University 1
Hayes family (Joseph S. Bamber, 1835-1907) 1
Hicks family (William Hicks, 1792-1878) 1
Hicks, George 1
Hicks, Nabby Younglove 1
Hicks, William 1
Hooker, Joseph, 1814-1879 1
Igoe, Lynn, 1937-2006 1
Johnson, Samuel, 1839-1916 1
Kennedy family (Frederick (Fred) A. Kennedy, 1811-) 1
Kennedy, Frederick (Fred) A. 1
Kennedy, J. Benton, Captain 1
Kuhn, Madison, 1910-1985 1
Lickly family (William Lickly) 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
McClernand, John A. (John Alexander), 1812-1900 1
Michigan Historical Commission 1
Michigan State Grange 1
Michigan State University 1
Michigan State University. Alumni Association 1
Michigan State University. Alumni Reunion Days 1
Michigan State University. Alumni and alumnae 1
Michigan State University. Class of 1881 1
Michigan State University. Class of 1883 1
Michigan State University. Class of 1907 1
Michigan State University. Football 1
Michigan State University. Kedzie Reunion 1
Michigan State University. Spartan Marching Band 1
Michigan. State Board of Agriculture 1
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 1
Olivet College 1
Porter, Florence Emeline Foote 1
Potter, Tim 1
Predmore, Miles C. 1
Price family (Lewis Price) 1
Republican Party (Mich.) 1
Rock Island Arsenal (Ill.) 1
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 1
Rose Bowl (Football game) (1988 : Pasadena, Calif.) 1
Shaw, John Dee 1
Smith family (Rawson Smith, 1814-1895) 1
Smith, Abigail 1
Smith, Alfred A. 1
Smith, Rawson 1
Thomas family (Benjamin H. Thomas, 1815-1887) 1
Thomas, Benjamin Hampton 1
Thomas, Harold Prescott 1
Thurman, Allen Granbery, 1813-1895 1
United States Postal Service 1
United States. Army -- Military life -- History 1
United States. Army -- Military life -- History -- 20th century 1
United States. Army. Cavalry, 8th 1
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 3rd (1861-1866) 1
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 8th (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 14th (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 1st (1861-1865) 1
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 22nd (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 23rd (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 8th (1861-1865) 1
United States. Army. New Hampshire Infantry Regiment, 6th (1861-1865) 1
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