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Abel G. Peck papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00107
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters from Abel G. Peck to his family during the Civil War. His letters describe Sharpsburg, Maryland, in the aftermath of the battle of Antietam, as well as as his part in the battles of Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville. Also included in the collection is a letter from a newly appointed woman faculty member at Hillsdale, Michigan. The letter (1859) describes the college and her experiences as the first women hired by a previously all-male...
Dates: 1859 - 1863

Alanson Royce papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00104
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of letters from Alanson Royce to his family, describing his farm in New Buffalo, Michigan, and his migration to Mornington, Missouri, where he also farmed. In his letters home Royce discusses Missouri's economy and agricultural prospects, as well as education and social conditions. There are very few references to slavery. Royce farmed in Missouri until 1862, when his pro-Union views angered local Confederate sympathizers and forced him to flee to Illinois....
Dates: 1855 - 1862

Albert W. Barber papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00282
Scope and Contents This collection contains Civil War letters from Albert W. Barber to his family while serving with Company F, 18th Michigan Infantry, in Kentucky and Tennessee. In the letters, primarily written to his mother, he talks about camp life, his friends, officers of the regiment, and particularly about the weather.In addition, Albert talks about town life, particularly in Lexington and Louisville, Kentucky, and Nashville, Tennessee, and about the prices of perishable goods.The...
Dates: 1862 - 1863

Alexander H. Stephens papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-41
Scope and Contents The Alexander H. Stephens papers consist of microfilm containing primarily correspondence. The letters concern Stephens' Georgia plantation and include some letters from his slaves. The correspondence is especially concerned with politics, in Georgia, on the national level, and in the Confederacy during the Civil War. Topics include secession, the formation of the Confederacy, the progress of the war, the eventual defeat of the Confederate armies, and Reconstruction.The Stephens...
Dates: 1784 - 1886

Alumni Association records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.2
Scope and Contents Records of the Society of Alumni of Michigan Agricultural College, 1868-1913 This series includes a Minute Book (1869-1916) which contains: Constitution of 1869, signatures of members in 1885, and minutes of annual and triennial business meetings. The minutes generally do not record alumni discussion of college programs, but do include resolutions supporting the labor system, women’s education, and athletics at MAC. Most entries concern the election...
Dates: 1869 - 2019

Alvah Marsh papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00110
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Civil War letters written by Alvah Marsh to family and friends. The letters refer frequently to Marsh's brother Frank and to his stepbrothers Edwin and Augustus Holmes (see collections c.108 and c.109). These letters have been transcribed, scanned and placed online at http://civilwar.archives.msu.edu/collection/7-1C-8/alvahmarsh/.

Dates: 1862 - 1864

Arnold family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00227
Scope and Contents This collections consists primarily of Civil War letters from William, Henry, and Uriah Arnold. William enlisted in the 1st Michigan Cavalry, which served in the eastern campaigns. After the war, the regiment was sent west to protect settlers from the Indians; William wrote from Kansas and Utah, complaining that the Army had forgotten his regiment. Uriah served in the 23rd Michigan Infantry in the western campaigns, and his letters describe the hard fighting around Atlanta. One letter from...
Dates: 1861 - 1870

Augustus Holmes papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00108
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Civil War letters written by Augustus Holmes to family and friends. His letters describe guard duty as well as some scouting and raiding in Virginia. They also express Holmes' dissatisfaction with hospital life. Holmes frequently asked for or passed on news of his brother Edwin and stepbrothers Frank and Alvah Marsh (see collections c.109 and c.110). These materials have been transcribed, scanned and placed online at ...
Dates: 1862 - 1865

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

 Collection
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

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Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 4
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United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 26th (1862-1865) 4
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 6th (1861-1863) 4
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Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872 3
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United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1861-1866) 3
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Michigan State University 2
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Rosecrans, William S. (William Starke), 1819-1898 2
Stephens, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton), 1812-1883 2
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Albion College 1
Alden, Eunice 1
Alden, Seth 1
Aldrich, A. P. 1
Allen, Elisha Hunt, 1804-1883 1
Alvord, Bert 1
Amtrak 1
Angell family (Mary Anne Bryant Mayo, 1845-1903) 1
Arnold family (William Arnold) 1
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company 1
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Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893 1
Beers, Josiah Luther 1
Benjamin, J. P. (Judah Philip), 1811-1884 1
Bingham, Kinsley S. (Kinsley Scott), 1808-1861 1
Birney, John 1
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Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865 1
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Bostock, William 1
Boyce, Ker 1
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Bradford, Gamaliel, 1831-1911 1
Bragg, Braxton, 1817-1876 1
Bridger, Lewis 1
Briggs, James A., -1889 1
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