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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 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

Benjamin Franklin Wade papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-21
Scope and Content The papers of Benjamin Franklin Wade span the years 1832-1886, but the bulk falls within the period of his service as a U.S. Senator, 1852-1869. The collection consists of microfilm almost entirely of correspondence, letters received, and Wade’s letters to his wife, Caroline. One box of miscellany includes routine requests for government documents, printed speeches, letters of James F. Wade (son of Benjamin F.) to his parents, maps, business papers, and printed matter.A...
Dates: 1832 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1852 - 1869

Benjamin M. Harman papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00496
Scope and Contents Harman records in the two diaries the day-to-day activities of a soldier, including meals, marches, a trip on a schooner, illnesses, skirmishes, and his income and expenses. The diaries span the dates December 21, 1861 to May 27, 1863, the day that he was killed in battle at Port Hudson, Louisiana.

The other papers are photocopies of muster rolls for Harman (1861-1863) and correspondence (1881-1888) by his mother and relatives trying to secure his pension for his mother.
Dates: 1861 - 1888; Majority of material found within 1881 - 1888

Bertha Malone collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00245
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence (1865-1887) between members of the Noddins family of Ionia, Michigan, primarily Civil War letters from Sarah and Robert Noddins to their son, Thomas, in the Union Army. The letters often mention a son William but he is actually the son-in-law, William Hicking.Also included is a lecture on the capture of John Wilkes Booth, given on speaking tours by Luther B. Baker, who helped capture Booth. Luther Byron Baker was an officer of the U.S. Secret...
Dates: 1865 - 1956; Majority of material found within 1865 - 1887

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

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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

Charles L. Mack papers

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Identifier: UA-10.3.75
Scope and Contents This collection includes the transcribed letters of Civil War infantryman, Benjamin Franklin Marsh, compiled by Michigan State student Charles L. Mack. The original letters can be found in the Marsh family papers (c.00047). Also included is a paper written by Charles L. Mack on Benjamin F. Marsh and the Eighth Michigan Infantry.
Dates: 1862-1865, 1973

Charles Robinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-10
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a reel of microfilm containing correspondence of Charles Robinson, first governor of Kansas, and his wife Sara, relating to Kansas and national politics. Among the correspondents are N. P. Banks, G. A. Crawford, J. W. Denver, John C. Fremont, Alfred Gray, Amos A. Lawrence, G. P. Lowrey, R. Z. Mason, William Phillips, J. P. Root, S. B. Stebbins, Charles Sumner, and Henry Wilson. Also included are two letters (1853, 1858) and a typewritten newspaper article (1858) by...
Dates: 1850 - 1918

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Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 4
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Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872 3
Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869 3
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 3rd (1861-1866) 3
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 18th (1862-1865) 3
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 8th (1861-1865) 3
University of Michigan 3
Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873 2
Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 2
Hooker, Joseph, 1814-1879 2
Jewell, Charles Adolphus 2
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 2
McClernand, John A. (John Alexander), 1812-1900 2
Meade, George Gordon, 1815-1872 2
Michigan State Grange 2
Pickens, F. W. (Francis Wilkinson), 1805-1869 2
Porter, Wm. D. (William Dennison), 1810-1883 2
Rosecrans, William S. (William Starke), 1819-1898 2
United States. Army -- Military life -- History 2
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 8th (1862-1865) 2
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 22nd (1862-1865) 2
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 23rd (1862-1865) 2
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 6th (1861-1863) 2
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 9th (1861-1865) 2
United States. Kansas-Nebraska Act 2
Yates, Richard, 1815-1873 2
Abbot, Theophilus Capen, 1826-1892 1
Abbott, Samuel H., 1853-1903 1
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
Albion College 1
Alden, Eunice 1
Alden, Seth 1
Aldrich, A. P. 1
Allen, Elisha Hunt, 1804-1883 1
Alvord, Bert 1
Angell family (Mary Anne Bryant Mayo, 1845-1903) 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
Austin, Richard 1
Baker family ((Catherine Hardenbergh Baker, 1826-1909)) 1
Baker, Catherine Hardenbergh 1
Baker, Ray Stannard, 1870-1946 1
Baker, Thomas 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
Barclay, R. C., active 1861 1
Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893 1
Beers, Josiah Luther 1
Benjamin, J. P. (Judah Philip), 1811-1884 1
Bingham, Kinsley S. (Kinsley Scott), 1808-1861 1
Birney, John 1
Bissell, William H. (William Henry), 1811-1860 1
Blair, Francis Preston, 1791-1876 1
Blair, Montgomery, 1813-1883 1
Bonham, Milledge L. (Milledge Luke), 1813-1890 1
Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865 1
Boyce, Ker 1
Bradford, Gamaliel, 1831-1911 1
Bragg, Braxton, 1817-1876 1
Bridger, Lewis 1
Briggs, James A., -1889 1
Brisbane, A. H. (Abbott Hall), 1804-1861 1
Browning, Orville Hickman, 1806-1881 1
Bryant family (Mary Anne Bryant Mayo, 1845-1903) 1
Buell, Jennie 1
Bulloch, James Dunwody, 1823-1901 1
Butler, Pierce Mason, 1798-1847 1
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850 1
Cameron, J. D. (James Donald), 1833-1918 1
Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889 1
Cathcart, C. W. (Charles William), 1809-1888 1
Cathcart, James L. (James Leander), 1767-1843 1
Caton, John Dean, 1812-1895 1
Chamberlain family (Henry Chamberlain, 1824-1907) 1
Chamberlain, Henry, 1824-1907 1
Chamberlain, Mellen, 1821-1900 1
Chandler, Zachariah, 1813-1879 1
Cisco, John J. 1
Clay, Cassius Marcellus, 1810-1903 1
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 1
Clute, O. (Oscar) 1
Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868 1
Cochrane, Thomas E. 1
Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 1
Collie, Alexander 1
Confederate States of America. Army 1
Confederate States of America. Navy 1
Coryell family 1
Covode, John, 1808-1871 1
Cox, Jacob D. (Jacob Dolson), 1828-1900 1
Crosby, Ellen 1
Cullom, Shelby M. (Shelby Moore), 1829-1914 1
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