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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...
Dates: 1830 - 1932

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

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

Kennedy family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00068
Scope and Contents The Kennedy family papers consist of seven letters. The earliest (1817) was written by a young woman describing a mid-winter journey home through western New York by wagon sleigh. Five letters in the collection were written by Frederick A. Kennedy to this wife Caroline while he was serving in the Michigan State legislature in Detroit in 1846. Kennedy discusses current actions of the legislature, including the passage of a bill to pay legislators $3.00 per day; and the initial defeat and...
Dates: 1817 - 1862

Mary Taylor Hale correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: c-00330
Scope and Contents

The bulk of the correspondence was written by friends and relatives in Michigan and California in the period 1864-1880 to Mary Taylor, later Mrs. Richard Hale, a school teacher residing in Milford, Michigan

In addition to education and the problems of teaching, such topics as the Civil War, the draft, election politics, and farming activities are discussed.

Also included are the courtship letters (1842) of John Taylor of Milford and Jane Wark of New York City.

Dates: 1835 - 1880

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

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

William H. Osborne diary

 Collection
Identifier: c-00488
Scope and Contents

The diary includes the records of expenses and earnings for Osborne's farm in 1864 as well as personal entries. Also included are cash accounts involving work in the legislature and a record of bounty funds paid to Osborne for recruitment of Civil War soldiers.

Dates: 1864

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