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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

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

 Record Group
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

Waldron family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00413
Scope and Contents This collection contains deeds, mortgages, tax receipts, and a diary (1878) of Aaron K. Waldron, a prominent farmer of Tecumseh, Lenawee County, Michigan. Also included is family correspondence (1863-1879) including two Civil War letters (1863) to Waldron's wife, nee Sarah Gunderman, from her brothers John, 126th New York Regiment, and Abram, 148th New York Regiment.The Civil War letters have been transcribed, scanned and placed online at ...
Dates: 1846 - 1904

Warden family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00118
Scope and Contents The Warden family papers include correspondence (1832-1831), personal diaries (1876-1886), poetry, a teaching certificate (1874), and a brief family tree.The earliest correspondence in the collection includes a number of letters (1832-1835) to Warden from friends in Scotland. The remainder of the letters are mostly from family members living in various places in Michigan. Civil War period correspondence includes letters to Warden from Major Dean, a family friend serving with the...
Dates: 1832 - 1886

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

Wilson family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00051
Scope and Contents The majority of this collection is made up of 58 small volumes, all within the boxes. Volume 1 is farm accounts, 1863-1868, kept by George W. Wilson of Delhi Township, Ingham County. Volumes 2-53 are diaries kept by George W. Wilson, 1868-1922, telling of social events and life on his Aurelius, Ingham County farm. At the back of each diary is an account of the year's expenditures. Volumes 54-55 are diaries kept by Arthur G. Wilson, son of George W. Wilson, also an Aurelius farmer, containing...
Dates: 1863 - 1925

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Kuhn, Madison, 1910-1985 1
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Michigan State University. Class of 1881 1
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Michigan. State Board of Agriculture 1
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Rock Island Arsenal (Ill.) 1
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Winans, Edwin Baruch, 1826-1894 1
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