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O. G. Dunckel papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00024
Scope and Contents This collections consists primarily of Civil War letters from O. G. Dunckel to his family in Michigan. Dunckel's letters describe army life and Sherman's campaigns, but he was much more concerned with family matters and the state of the farm in his absence. Also included are three letters from other members of the Price family serving with Dunckel.The collection also contains two documents. The first is a contract (1853) between Dunckel and a group of Chippewa Indians living on...
Dates: 1853 - 1865; Majority of material found within 1863 - 1865

Parsons family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00020
Scope and Contents The papers consist mainly of correspondence, diaries and account books of the Edward Parsons family from 1824 to 1910. Most of the material is personal correspondence between the Edward Parsons family and relatives living in Livingston and Clinton Counties, New York. A great number of letters between Edward and his father, Reverend Levi Parsons (1779-1864) are included. The contents of these letters range from Levi's concern over Edward's problems at Hamilton College (Clinton, New York) in...
Dates: 1824 - 1910

Pinckney family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00490
Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence, invitations, programs, and certificates relating to the Pinckney family. Also included are newspapers and newspaper clippings related to the Civil War and early Lansing, Michigan, history.

Dates: 1848 - 1959

Porter family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00179
Scope and Contents The Porter family papers consist of correspondence and printed materials relating to members of the Porter, Prindle, and Pierce families, primarily to Grace Porter Pierce of Grand Ledge, Michigan. The daughter of Henry and Emma Prindle Porter, she married William Pierce in 1898.The collection contains letters between family members primarily dealing with family concerns. It also includes a series of letters from Bert Porter, Grace Porter Pierce's brother, who served with the 8th...
Dates: 1836 - 1957

Rawson Smith family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00072
Scope and Contents The Smith family papers consist mostly of Alfred Smith's letters to his parents while he was in the Army, and correspondence exchanged by family members in Michigan and New York in the years following the war. The collection also includes various documents including insurance policies, deeds, mortgages, and a lottery advertisement (1868).Subjects of particular interest from Alfred's correspondence include conditions in the Union hospital at Albany, New York (July 12, 1862);...
Dates: 1850 - 1892

Republican Party Campaign materials

 Collection
Identifier: 00033
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Republican materials from Michigan and National campaigns from 1864 to the present.

Dates: 1864 - 1964

Samuel H. Abbott papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00308
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence addressed primarily to Samuel H. Abbott of Cedar Dale, Sanilac County, Michigan, from members of his family. The letters include a remedy for small pox, references to the draft and techniques of dodging it during the Civil War, concern over sale prices of farm products, especially wheat, and one letter concerning the great fires of October 1871 and the damage done by them in Sanilac County and in Ontario, Canada.Also included is a diary...
Dates: 1853 - 1903

Samuel Johnson papers

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Identifier: UA-17.120
Scope and Contents The early correspondence gives a description of Civil War fighting in Virginia and comments on the controversy following McClellan’s removal by Lincoln. The correspondence from the 1870s recounts Johnson’s efforts as Professor of Agriculture and deal with animal sales and purchases, grain tests, and other topics. Also included are lectures read by Johnson and Ray Stannard Baker’s student notebook of lectures given by Johnson.The second portion of the collection contains the...
Dates: 1824 - 1944

Scofield family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00134
Scope and Contents This collection consists mainly of correspondence and other papers relating to the Stephen Scofield family of Ingham County, Michigan. Much of the correspondence relates to Grace Scofield Bridger (daughter of Stephen) and is mostly personal in content. Of special interest, however, are a letter (January 24, 1858) describing land and farming conditions in Wisconsin, and a letter (May 3, 1888) relating farming news and local market prices of farm produce in Kansas. Also included are a number...
Dates: 1853-1920, undated

Slafter family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00037
Scope and Contents Personal correspondence among Slafter family relatives and their close friends make up the bulk of this collection. Early letters, dated 1858, tell of the scarcity of money and suggests that barley should be planted because it is the most profitable crop. Family news and town gossip are also prominent items in the letters. A June 17, 1858 letter from another brother to William tells of killing one elk and capturing another. March 12, 1863 letter mentions the sacrifice of soldiers...
Dates: 1855 - 1891

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