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Joseph H. Weaver papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00016
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a discharge certificate for Joseph H. Weaver, a corporal in the 11th Kansas Volunteer Cavalry (1865). This has been scanned and placed online at http://civilwar.archives.msu.edu/collection/7-1C-37/JHWeaver/.

Dates: 1865

Karl L. Rommel collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00532
Scope and Contents The Karl L. Rommel collection consists of photocopies of Civil War letters and documents. Correspondents include Harrison Traphagan, David R. Frego, Robert A. Moon, "Augustus", L. A. Hall, and "Robert". Harrison Traphagan enlisted in Company I, 3rd Michigan Cavalry on September 9, 1861 at age 21. Mustered in October 1861, his letters (1861-1862) mention daily army life and combat activity. Traphagan died of disease at New Madrid, Missouri on April 9, 1862. He was buried in the...
Dates: 1861 - 1865

Karl Merrill speech

 Collection
Identifier: c-00120
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a handwritten speech entitled "A Story of the War, " written by the donor's father for Decoration Day services held in 1897 near Grant, Newaygo County,. Michigan. The speech, a highly patriotic tribute to the valor of the Union soldiers, also compares military strategy and technology before and after the Civil War and comments of the importance of patriotism in America.

Dates: 1897

Katherine M. Rickey papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00553
Scope and Contents

This collection includes Civil War letters of John (Jan) Nies, of the 2nd Michigan Calvary (most written in Dutch), three post-war letters, a "Record of Ancestry" of the Nies family, and an insurance policy for land owned by Katharine Rickey in King County, Washington.

Dates: 1861 - 1892

Kedzie family papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-28.6
Scope and Contents The Kedzie family papers consists of genealogies, correspondence, and books published by members of the family. Also included are photographs of Robert Mark Kedzie, Ester Hawley Kedzie, A. S. Kedzie, and unidentified men. Additionally, there are items relating to Michigan Agricultural College/Michigan State College (now Michigan State University), such as a 1907 Alumni luncheon program, a commencement program, and a brochure which seeks donations for various buildings titled "For the...
Dates: 1850 - 1976

Kendall family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00341
Scope and Contents

The papers include Civil War letters of John, George, and Daniel Kendall, who served in the 18th New Hampshire Infantry, to their parents in Franconia, New Hampshire, and letters from family friends. Among them is a letter dated June 1, 1863 by William Houston, 24th Michigan Infantry, which describes the situation of Fredericksburg. Also found in the collection is a typescript (1962) giving a brief history of the Houston family.

Dates: 1857-1868, 1962; Majority of material found within 1857 - 1868

Kennedy family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00068
Scope and Contents The Kennedy family papers consist of seven letters. The earliest (1817) was written by a young woman describing a mid-winter journey home through western New York by wagon sleigh. Five letters in the collection were written by Frederick A. Kennedy to this wife Caroline while he was serving in the Michigan State legislature in Detroit in 1846. Kennedy discusses current actions of the legislature, including the passage of a bill to pay legislators $3.00 per day; and the initial defeat and...
Dates: 1817 - 1862

Leach family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00440
Scope and Contents The Leach family papers consist of photocopies of letters, and a ledger/scrapbook belonging to Morgan Leach. The early letters (1810-1827) discuss the hardships of pioneer life, the swift deaths brought on by disease, and the loneliness of separation from families left behind. The later correspondence discuss business and land transactions, teachers' wages, and various aspects of small town life. Clinton's letters to his parents in 1841, when he went from Margaretta, Ohio to Grand Blanc,...
Dates: 1810 - 1863

Lickly family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00434
Scope and Contents The Lickly family papers contain Civil War letters (1862-1864) of William Lickly, James Lickly, and Albert Barber, to and from friends and relatives. They were members of the 18th Michigan Infantry Regiment. The letters contain articulate descriptions of military life and occasional commentary on the condition of "Negroes in the South." The post-war letters are concerned with Michigan farm life and religious activities. Note: A spelling change sometime between 1864 and 1866 added an "e" to...
Dates: 1862 - 1874

Life of Lincoln publication

 Collection
Identifier: c-00062
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of an illustrated life of Abraham Lincoln by Clifton M. Nichols, published in 1896. The publication contains a biography, Lincoln anecdotes, and eulogies of Lincoln by various people.

Dates: 1896

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