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Charles William Cathcart papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00006
Scope and Contents This collection documents the political interests of various members of the Cathcart family during the years 1821-1889, and is divided as such into the affairs of two generations: that of James Leander Cathcart and that of his sons, James, Charles, John and Henry, with the greatest amount of material pertaining to Charles Cathcart.Letters of the senior Cathcart comprise the first part of the collection. There are several letters, which expound upon his grudge against the...
Dates: 1821 - 1889

Frank Knox collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00189
Scope and Contents This collection consists of various materials relating to Frank Knox's career. These include a clipping from the Alma Record (1898) describing Knox's recruiting activities on the Alma campus; an address by Knox to the War Congress of American Industry (1942), stressing the challenges brought by World War II; an editorial written by Knox of the death of John Muehling (1944); press releases and programs relating to Knox's military funeral...
Dates: 1898 - 1944

Henry Waldron papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00005
Scope and Contents The Henry Waldron papers include correspondence, financial statements and speeches covering the years 1832-1881.There is much material of general historical interest scattered throughout the collection. Most of it relates to Hillsdale County, Michigan. There are several items of particular historical interest. There are two letters dated May 1838 from Henry W. Johnson and Stephen Brophy, Patriot invaders, then in Toronto Prison. There is a letter dated October 24, 1871 from the...
Dates: 1832 - 1881

James Henry Hammond papers

 Collection
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

James J. Blanchard papers (00168)

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.422
Scope and Contents The James J. Blanchard collection consists primarily of material relating to his congressional career, dating between 1974 and 1982. The collection is arranged in thirty-one series, which include Blanchard's personal files; the records of both his Washington and district offices; materials from five key Blanchard staff members; files relating to the Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs, the Chrysler bail-out, and all of Blanchard's campaigns, including the 1982 gubernatorial...
Dates: 1965 - 1984

John Bell papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-38
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of microfilm containing correspondence, speeches, and congressional reports. Subjects include national and Tennessee politics, and Bell's candidacy for president in 1860 on the Constitutional Union Party ticket.

The Bell papers were processed and microfilmed by the Library of Congress in 1971. The finding aid was created in 2016 and can be found at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms016005

Dates: 1815 - 1861

Joseph R. Williams papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-2.1.1
Scope and Contents The first seventeen folders of this collection contain letters of correspondence with Joseph R. Williams prior to his acceptance of the presidency of the Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University). Many of these letters are from his father and other family members. Additionally, there are letters to Williams, operating as a land speculator in Ohio and Michigan, from friends and business associates in Massachusetts and New York. The letters reflect a precarious economic...
Dates: 1827 - 1867

Justin S. Morrill papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-1
Scope and Contents The 10,600 items in the papers of Justin Smith Morrill (1810-1898) cover a period of almost a century, 1825-1923. The bulk (1854-1898) of the collection was generated during Morrill’s long legislative career as U.S. representative and senator during which tenures he served on many important congressional committees.This collection on microfilm includes the 50 bound volumes of correspondence and 28 containers of miscellaneous papers such as correspondence, Senate and House...
Dates: 1825 - 1923; Majority of material found within 1854 - 1898

Republican Party Campaign materials

 Collection
Identifier: 00033
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Republican materials from Michigan and National campaigns from 1864 to the present.

Dates: 1864 - 1964

Ruth Burton collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00203
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a reprint of 1902 speeches by Senator Tillman, Democrat from South Carolina, and Senator McComas, Republican from Maryland, debating black suffrage and constitutional liberty in the Philippines. The collection also includes an undated local ballot.

Dates: 1902

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Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 3
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 3
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Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
Aldrich, A. P. 1
Alvord, Bert 1
Anthony, Henry B. (Henry Bowen), 1815-1884 1
Baldwin, Henry P. (Henry Porter), 1814-1892 1
Bell, John, 1796-1869 1
Bingham, Kinsley S. (Kinsley Scott), 1808-1861 1
Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893 1
Blanchard, James J., 1942- 1
Boyce, Ker 1
Brisbane, A. H. (Abbott Hall), 1804-1861 1
Burrows, Julius C. (Julius Caesar), 1837-1915 1
Butler, Pierce Mason, 1798-1847 1
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850 1
Cameron, J. D. (James Donald), 1833-1918 1
Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889 1
Campbell, Lewis D. (Lewis Davis), 1811-1882 1
Cathcart, C. W. (Charles William), 1809-1888 1
Cathcart, James L. (James Leander), 1767-1843 1
Chandler, Zachariah, 1813-1879 1
Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873 1
Chittenden, L. E. (Lucius Eugene), 1824-1900 1
Christiancy, Isaac Peckham, 1812-1890 1
Chrysler Corporation 1
Citizens for Eisenhower (Organization) 1
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 1
Constitutional Union Party (U.S.) 1
Cooke, Jay, 1821-1905 1
Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897 1
Dawes, Henry L. (Henry Laurens), 1816-1903 1
Delta Tau Delta Fraternity. Iota Chapter (Michigan State University) 1
Dewey, Charles, 1798-1880 1
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 1
Felder, John Myers, 1782-1851 1
Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893 1
Floyd, John B. (John Buchanan), 1806-1863 1
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 1
Gadsden, James, 1788-1858 1
Goodell, William, 1792-1878 1
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 1
Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 1
Hamilton, James, Jr., 1786-1857 1
Hammond, James Henry, 1807-1864 1
Harris, Jedediah H. 1
Hayne, Isaac W. (Isaac William), 1809-1880 1
Hayne, Robert Young, 1791-1839 1
Huck, Susan 1
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 1
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 1
Johnson, Henry W., (Abolitionist) 1
Keitt, Lawrence M. (Lawrence Massillon), 1824-1864 1
Knox, Frank, 1874-1944 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Madison, James, 1751-1836 1
Marcy, William L. (William Learned), 1786-1857 1
Marsh, Charles, 1765-1849 1
McComas, Louis E. (Louis Emory), 1846-1907 1
McDuffie, George, 1790-1851 1
McLean, Andrew, (Merchant) 1
Michigan Agricultural College 1
Michigan Southern Railroad 1
Michigan State University 1
Morrill, Justin S. (Justin Smith), 1810-1898 1
Nichols, George Ward, 1831-1885 1
Osborn, Alex F. (Alex Faickney) 1
Page, Carroll Smalley, 1843-1925 1
Patterson, Angus, 1790-1854 1
Pemberton, A. H. 1
Pickens, F. W. (Francis Wilkinson), 1805-1869 1
Porter, Wm. D. (William Dennison), 1810-1883 1
Preston, William C. (William Campbell), 1794-1860 1
Quattlebaum, Paul, 1812-1890 1
Randall, Henry S. (Henry Stephens), 1811-1876 1
Rhett, Robert Barnwell, 1800-1876 1
Sherman, John, 1823-1900 1
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 1
Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870 1
Sutro, Adolph, 1830-1898 1
Swain, A. N. 1
Thomas, Stephen, 1809-1903 1
Tillman, Benjamin R. (Benjamin Ryan), 1847-1918 1
Toledo Blade (Newspaper) 1
Trescot, William Henry, 1822-1898 1
Tucker, Ben 1
Underwood, Adin B. (Adin Ballou) 1
United States. Army 1
United States. Army -- Military life -- History -- 19th century 1
United States. Congress -- Caucuses 1
United States. Congress -- Resolutions 1
United States. Internal Revenue Service 1
United States. Navy 1
United States. War Department 1
University of Michigan 1
Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862 1
Waldron, Henry, 1819- 1
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