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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

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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

Edwin R. Havens papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00016
Scope and Contents The Edwin Havens papers consist of letters and diaries written by Havens while serving in the Seventh Michigan Cavalry during the Civil War. The letters of 1862 concern the training period of the regiment at Camp Kellogg, Grand Rapids, Michigan. In February of 1863, the regiment was sent to Washington, D.C., and was later involved in campaigns at Gettysburg, Richmond, Petersburg, and the Shenandoah Valley. Havens' letters contain details of important battles, as well as the...
Dates: 1838 - 1926

George K. Dike papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00159
Scope and Content The collection contains few professional letters or other records of his work as a surveyor. During this same time period, however, Dike was courting his future second wife, Nancy P. Douglas. Writing to her almost weekly between the years 1885 and 1886, he described life in the surveyor's camp. The letters are also filled with Dike's views on love, marriage, and family relationships. They present an excellent description of late nineteenth century middle class values.This...
Dates: 1865 - 1907

Hall and Wilcox families papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00001
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters, legal documents, account books, bank books, school exercises and journals dealing with the Hall and Wilcox families. These two families were connected by marriage: Mrs. E. E. Hall was the daughter of Earl and Mary E. Ferdon Wilcox. Documents originate from Canaan and Columbia Counties, New York; Connecticut; Ohio; Wisconsin; Michigan; and various points in the western states. Materials deal principally with personal matters, agriculture, health, social...
Dates: 1795 - 1911

James Henry Hammond papers

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Identifier: LG-30
Scope and Contents The James Henry Hammond papers consists of microfilm containing correspondence, diaries, plantation account books and manuals, scrapbooks and manuscript and printed copies of Hammond's speeches reflecting South Carolina and national politics in the decades before the Civil War. Topics include state's rights, slavery, state banks, the Southern Convention at Nashville, Tennessee (1850), secession, nullification, and the tariff. The plantation books give detailed lists of holdings...
Dates: 1774 - 1875

Lyman family papers

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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

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

Pendleton family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00295
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, a majority from relatives and school friends of Lottie Pendleton (later Mrs. George W. Bailey) whose home was in Cleveland, Ohio, and who attended college at Adrian, Michigan. The letters (1854-1862) are largely from students at Albion and Oberlin Colleges and the University of Michigan, discussing future visits and the infrequency or shortness of letters written or received. Also included is a letter from her brother, Harry, describing events of the...
Dates: 1774 - 1887

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Baker, Ray Stannard, 1870-1946 1
Boyce, Ker 1
Brisbane, A. H. (Abbott Hall), 1804-1861 1
Butler, Pierce Mason, 1798-1847 1
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850 1
Chamberlain family (Henry Chamberlain, 1824-1907) 1
Chamberlain, Henry, 1824-1907 1
Chamberlain, Mellen, 1821-1900 1
Clute, O. (Oscar) 1
Custer, George A. (George Armstrong), 1839-1876 1
Dartmouth College 1
Dike, George K. (George Kimball), 1918- 1
Douglas, Nancy 1
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 1
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Felder, John Myers, 1782-1851 1
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Foote, Henry King 1
Foote, Minera Henderson 1
Franklin County Immigration Society (Franklin County, Kan.) 1
Gadsden, James, 1788-1858 1
Grand Army of the Republic 1
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 1
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Hayne, Robert Young, 1791-1839 1
Hooker, Joseph, 1814-1879 1
Johnson, Samuel, 1839-1916 1
Keitt, Lawrence M. (Lawrence Massillon), 1824-1864 1
Kilpatrick, Judson, 1836-1881 1
Kuhn, Madison, 1910-1985 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
McClernand, John A. (John Alexander), 1812-1900 1
McDuffie, George, 1790-1851 1
McLean, Andrew, (Merchant) 1
Meade, George Gordon, 1815-1872 1
Michigan Agricultural College. Students. Societies, etc 1
Michigan Historical Commission 1
Michigan State Grange 1
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Michigan. State Board of Agriculture 1
Mosby, John Singleton, 1833-1916 1
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Patterson, Angus, 1790-1854 1
Pemberton, A. H. 1
Pendleton family (Lottie Pendleton) 1
Pickens, F. W. (Francis Wilkinson), 1805-1869 1
Porter, Florence Emeline Foote 1
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Quattlebaum, Paul, 1812-1890 1
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Rhett, Robert Barnwell, 1800-1876 1
Rock Island Arsenal (Ill.) 1
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 1
Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870 1
Trescot, William Henry, 1822-1898 1
Tucker, Ben 1
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 3rd (1861-1866) 1
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Walker, James M. (James Murdock), 1813-1854 1
Winans, Edwin Baruch, 1826-1894 1
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