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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

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

Frederick Bourns papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00166
Scope and Contents

The Frederick Bourns papers contain several certificates recording the elections of trustees for the First Presbyterian Society of Vassar, Michigan, of which Bourns was an elder. Also included are eligibility lists for Civil War military service, submitted to Bourns by various townships in Tuscola County, Michigan.

Dates: 1856 - 1863

Peter Levine working papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 362 large
Scope and Contents

The collection contains 24 boxes of primary sources used in Peter Levine's research and manuscripts of publications, as well as teaching materials and miscellaneous items.

Dates: 1860-2000; Majority of material found within 1970-2000

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