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Lyman family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00128
Scope and Contents The Lyman family papers include correspondence, diaries, property deeds, newspapers, photographs, and other materials for the family of Liberty Lyman and Lucinda Sikes Lyman covering the years 1812-1910.The bulk of the family correspondence consists of letters to Lucinda Lyman from her sons and daughters, as well as letters from friends and relatives in Massachusetts. Especially interesting are the letters of the Lyman sons in California. Many vivid details are given on life in California...
Dates: 1812 - 1910

Manuel McCormick diary

 Collection
Identifier: c-00489
Scope and Contents

The collection includes the diary of Manuel McCormick of Lenawee County, Michigan. The entries describe his experiences, troop movements, and battles through the southern United States, particularly Tennessee, while a soldier during the American Civil War, from January 1863 through July 1864.

Dates: 1836 - 1886

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

Samuel H. Abbott papers

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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

Smith and Carpenter families papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00301
Scope and Contents This collection contains four Civil War letters and a small diary of Josiah B. Smith, kept during his service as a bugler in the 8th Michigan Cavalry in Tennessee and Kentucky. The letters were written to Josiah's wife, Mary A. Smith. In the diary, Josiah writes about daily duties in camp, his letter writing schedule, and the condition of his health. The collection also includes an official copy of his enlistment and discharge papers.In addition, receipts for taxes on land in...
Dates: 1864 - 1913

Thomas-Prescott families papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00170
Scope and Contents The collection documents the lives of the Thomas and Prescott families of Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. The collection contains biographical papers, genealogy/lineage records, and correspondence of family members. The bulk of the collection is the correspondence of Benjamin H. Thomas Jr., spanning the period from 1879 to 1927.The biographical papers consist of obituary notices and correspondence which discuss eligibility to join the D.A.R. and the moral character of family...
Dates: 1824 - 1960

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

Wilbur Nelson papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00159
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Nelson's war diaries, several transcriptions, a narrative describing Nelson's war experiences, and a muster roll. Nelson wrote his diaries in shorthand. Included are his original diary for 1864, typed and handwritten transcriptions of the 1864 diary, and a typed transcription of Nelson's diary for 1865 (the original is not included in the collection). The narrative, written by Nelson's grandson Gaylord Nelson, is based on Wilbur Nelson's diary for 1863 and his...
Dates: 1864 - 1865

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