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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

 Collection
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

Brownson family papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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 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

Democratic Party campaign materials

 Collection
Identifier: 00034
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Democratic Party campaign materials from 1874 to 1966 including handbills, pamphlets, posters, comic books and programs. Also included are voting tickets for several Lansing, Michigan, area communities, voting information and campaign instructions, and tickets, programs and statements from Democratic conventions, both in Michigan and on a national level. Biographical and political information on Michigan candidates for governor, legislature, and other offices,...
Dates: 1874 - 1966

Dimick family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00088
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters, deeds, tax receipts, mortgages, money order receipts, and newspaper clippings of the Dimick family of Decatur, Van Buren County, Michigan. The letters deal with family matters as well as political and economic issues on both the national and the local level.

Dates: 1881 - 1908

Docs Data UA 3.15

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Serial-01139
Dates: 1997 - 2000

Dunks family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00123
Scope and Contents The Dunks family papers consist primarily of correspondence addressed to Oliver Dunks of Detroit and Coldwater, Michigan, the bulk of which is dated in the 1860s. The letters discuss business, agriculture, and social activities in Southern Michigan. Several also deal with important aspects of the Civil War period, such as "Copperhead" feeling in the North, the election of 1864, and Lincoln's assassination.Of particular interest are letters from Julius Dunks discussing the...
Dates: 1836 - 1877

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Agricultural College of the State of Michigan. Dedication, 1857 1
Allured family (Karl Allured) 1
American Political Science Association 1
Anonymous 1
Baker, Herbert 1
Baldwin, Henry P. (Henry Porter), 1814-1892 1
Beal, W. J. (William James), 1833-1924 1
Begole, Josiah Williams, 1815-1896 1
Bingham, Kinsley S. (Kinsley Scott), 1808-1861 1
Blanchard, James J., 1942- 1
Burrows, Julius C. (Julius Caesar), 1837-1915 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
Chamberlain, Henry, 1824-1907 1
Chandler, Zachariah, 1813-1879 1
Christiancy, Isaac Peckham, 1812-1890 1
Chrysler Corporation 1
Citizens for Eisenhower (Organization) 1
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 1
Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 1
Combs, William H. 1
Cook, Albert John, 1842-1916 1
Delta Tau Delta Fraternity. Iota Chapter (Michigan State University) 1
Democratic Party (Mich.). State Central Committee 1
Dies, Martin, 1900-1972 1
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Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 1
Dunks, Fred S. 1
Edison, John 1
Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 1
Elliott, Frank N. (Frank Nelson), 1926-2015 1
Farr, George 1
Feiffer, Jules 1
Floyd, John B. (John Buchanan), 1806-1863 1
Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881 1
Goodell, William, 1792-1878 1
Green, Johnny, 1908-1989 1
Greene, Nellie Blair 1
Hayworth, Donald 1
Hoffman, Clare E., 1875-1967 1
Huck, Susan 1
Ingham County Democratic Committee (Mich.) 1
International Union, United Automobile Workers of America (CIO) 1
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 1
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 1
Joesten, Joachim, 1907-1975 1
Johnson, Henry W., (Abolitionist) 1
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Joyaux, Georges J. (Georges Jules), 1923- 1
Kefauver, Estes, 1903-1963 1
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 1
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Kuhn, Madison, 1910-1985 1
Laugel, Auguste, 1830-1914 1
League of Nations 1
Louis Napoléon, Prince Impérial of the French, 1856-1879 1
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Michigan Southern Railroad 1
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Michigan. Commission on Reform and Modernization of Government 1
Michigan. Constitutional Convention (1961-1962) 1
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Michigan. Legislature. Joint Legislative Committee on Reorganization of State Government 1
Michigan. State Department of Social Welfare 1
Mysels, Sammy, 1906-1974 1
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Oberlin College 1
Osborn, Alex F. (Alex Faickney) 1
Populist Party (U.S. : 1892-1908) 1
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Scholle, August, 1904- 1
Smith, Hermon Dunlap, 1900-1983 1
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