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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

Amos Adams Lawrence papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-15
Scope and Contents This collection contains five reels of microfilm consisting of Amos Lawrence's personal and business correspondence, legal papers, accounts, political tickets, newspaper clippings and other papers related to Lawrence's business, political, educational, and charitable interests. Subjects include New England Emigrant Aid Company; slavery; politics and education in Kansas, Wisconsin, and Massachusetts; New England manufacturing, the tariff; and national politics. Correspondents include George...
Dates: 1857 - 1859

Andrew Hunt collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00113
Scope and Contents

The Andrew Hunt collection includes tax receipts (1844-1866) for land in Ingham County, Michigan, a road district labor assessment for Ingham Township, Ingham County, Michigan (1882), a copy of American Swineherd for July 1891, a People's Party state ticket for New York (circa 1870), a National Greenback ticket (circa 1884), and a brochure (1872) describing the Dodge Reaper and Mower.

Dates: 1844 - 1891

Anonymous scrapbook

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Identifier: c-00075
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a scrapbook of newspaper articles dating from March to September 1869 collected by an unknown person. Most of the articles are political in nature and include President Andrew Johnson's farewell address, U.S. Grant's inaugural address, and editorials on subjects ranging from legislative apportionment to the future of the Democratic and radical parties. The scrapbook was originally an account book.

Dates: 1869

Austin Blair papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00014
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a transcript of biographical notes written by Governor Austin Blair, covering the period 1758-1873, giving information on family background, Michigan politics, the formation of the Republican Party, his years of service in the Michigan House of Senate, his governorship (1861-1865), and his three terms in the U.S. House of Representatives.Also included is a typescript of several articles written by Nellie Blair Greene for the Jackson...
Dates: 1898, 1930

Bayard family papers

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Identifier: LG-24
Scope and Contents The collection consists of microfilm containing diaries, correspondence, diplomatic documents, congressional material, legal and financial papers, newspapers and newspaper clippings. The correspondence of James and Richard Bayard forms the bulk of the collection. Topics include Federalist politics, the repeal of the Judiciary Act of 1800, the recharter of the first Bank of the United States, the War of 1812, and foreign affairs. James Bayard's letters, written while he was a part of the...
Dates: 1797 - 1868

Benjamin Franklin Wade papers

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Identifier: LG-21
Scope and Content The papers of Benjamin Franklin Wade span the years 1832-1886, but the bulk falls within the period of his service as a U.S. Senator, 1852-1869. The collection consists of microfilm almost entirely of correspondence, letters received, and Wade’s letters to his wife, Caroline. One box of miscellany includes routine requests for government documents, printed speeches, letters of James F. Wade (son of Benjamin F.) to his parents, maps, business papers, and printed matter....
Dates: 1832 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1852 - 1869

Brownson family papers

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Identifier: c-00178
Scope and Contents The Brownson family papers consist of correspondence between members of the Brownson, Johnson, and Allured families, as well as essays, poetry, and a sermon.Many of the letters are to Oscar Brownson of Pontiac and Evart, Michigan. Brownson entered Oberlin College in 1843, but a year later he returned to Pontiac to teach school. Several letters from a cousin, Franklin Barber, urged him to join the United States Navy, where he could get a free medical training. Brownson received...
Dates: 1843 - 1931

Campbell family papers

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Identifier: c-00182
Scope and Contents The Campbell family papers consist primarily of Civil War letters from Alexander and Allen Campbell to their father, John, in Groveland, Michigan. The Campbell brothers joined the 1st Michigan engineers and served for the most part in Tennessee, where they helped build bridges and repair railroads. The letters discuss their experiences and home matters as well as recruitment and opposition to the draft. Their regiment later joined Sherman for his March to the Sea. In one letter Allen...
Dates: 1860 - 1866

Charles and Sara T. D. Robinson papers

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Identifier: LG-16
Scope and Contents This collection consists microfilm of correspondence, diaries, writings, accounts, clippings, and miscellaneous papers of Charles and his wife Sara T. D. Robinson The papers relate to the fight for a free Kansas and the early statehood period (1861-1863); personal, family, and business matters; construction of the University of Kansas; and local and national politics. Correspondents include F. G. Adams, Nathaniel Banks, George S. Boutwell, G. W. Brown, James H. Canfield, Charles Chadwick,...
Dates: 1834 - 1911

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Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 10
Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 5
New England Emigrant Aid Company 4
Robinson, Sara T. L. (Sara Tappan Lawrence), 1827-1911 4
United States. Army -- Military life -- History -- 19th century 4
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United States. Land Grant Act of 1862 4
Whig Party (U.S.) 4
Blair, Francis Preston, 1791-1876 3
Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873 3
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 3
Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893 3
Free Soil Party (U.S.) 3
Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881 3
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 3
Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886 3
Robinson, Charles, 1818-1894 3
Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872 3
United States. Congress. House 3
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 2
Blair, Austin, 1818-1894 2
Boutwell, George S. (George Sewall), 1818-1905 2
Chandler, Zachariah, 1813-1879 2
Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856 2
Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868 2
Cox, Jacob D. (Jacob Dolson), 1828-1900 2
Delahay, Mark W. (Mark William), 1818?-1879 2
Democratic Party (U.S.) 2
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 2
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 2
Greenback Labor Party (U.S.) 2
James Madison College 2
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 2
Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
Livermore, Arthur, 1766-1853 2
Madison, James, 1751-1836 2
Marcy, William L. (William Learned), 1786-1857 2
Michigan Agricultural College 2
Michigan State University. Institute for Public Policy and Social Research 2
Morrill, Justin S. (Justin Smith), 1810-1898 2
Pickens, F. W. (Francis Wilkinson), 1805-1869 2
Pillsbury, Parker, 1809-1898 2
Porter, Wm. D. (William Dennison), 1810-1883 2
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 2
Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874 2
Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869 2
Stephens, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton), 1812-1883 2
Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 2
Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885 2
United States. Congress. Senate 2
United States. Kansas-Nebraska Act 2
United States. Navy 2
University of Kansas 2
University of Michigan 2
Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852 2
Wilson, Henry, 1812-1875 2
Yates, Richard, 1815-1873 2
Adams, F. G. (Franklin George), 1824-1899 1
Adams, Walter, 1922-1998 1
Aldrich, A. P. 1
Allen, Elisha Hunt, 1804-1883 1
Allured family (Karl Allured) 1
Alvord, Bert 1
American Political Science Association 1
Anonymous 1
Anthony, Henry B. (Henry Bowen), 1815-1884 1
Badger, George E., 1795-1866 1
Baker, Herbert 1
Baldwin, Henry P. (Henry Porter), 1814-1892 1
Bancroft, George, 1800-1891 1
Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894 1
Barclay, R. C., active 1861 1
Bassett, Richard, 1745-1815 1
Bayard family (James Asheton Bayard, 1767-1815) 1
Bayard, Andrew, 1762-1833 1
Bayard, James A. (James Asheton), 1767-1815 1
Bayard, Richard H. (Richard Henry), 1796-1868 1
Beal, W. J. (William James), 1833-1924 1
Beasley, Reuben Gaunt 1
Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893 1
Begole, Josiah Williams, 1815-1896 1
Bell, John, 1796-1869 1
Bingham, Kinsley S. (Kinsley Scott), 1808-1861 1
Birney, John 1
Bissell, William H. (William Henry), 1811-1860 1
Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893 1
Blair, Montgomery, 1813-1883 1
Blanchard, James J., 1942- 1
Bollmann, Erick, 1769-1821 1
Bonham, Milledge L. (Milledge Luke), 1813-1890 1
Boyce, Ker 1
Bradford, Gamaliel, 1831-1911 1
Bragg, Edward S. (Edward Stuyvesant), 1827-1912 1
Briggs, James A., -1889 1
Brisbane, A. H. (Abbott Hall), 1804-1861 1
Brown, George W. (George Washington), 1820-1915 1
Brown, John, 1800-1859 1
Brown, Orlando, 1801-1867 1
Browne, Francis F. (Francis Fisher), 1843-1913 1
Browning, Orville Hickman, 1806-1881 1
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