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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 S....
Dates: 1857 - 1859

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.A...
Dates: 1832 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1852 - 1869

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 other...
Dates: 1843 - 1931

Charles Robinson papers

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Identifier: LG-10
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a reel of microfilm containing correspondence of Charles Robinson, first governor of Kansas, and his wife Sara, relating to Kansas and national politics. Among the correspondents are N. P. Banks, G. A. Crawford, J. W. Denver, John C. Fremont, Alfred Gray, Amos A. Lawrence, G. P. Lowrey, R. Z. Mason, William Phillips, J. P. Root, S. B. Stebbins, Charles Sumner, and Henry Wilson. Also included are two letters (1853, 1858) and a typewritten newspaper article (1858) by...
Dates: 1850 - 1918

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

Davis family papers

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Identifier: LG-39
Scope and Contents This collection consists of microfilm containing the correspondence of Jefferson and Varina Howell Davis. Topics include Mississippi and national politics; the admission of California as a state; a proposed southern-route transcontinental railroad; and Davis' capture at the end of the Civil War. It also contains speeches, newsclippings about the Davises and their home, and accounts of the Battle of Monterey (1846), requested by Davis.
Dates: 1835 - 1913

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

Eaegle family papers

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Identifier: c-00170
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of Civil War letters received by Emmiline (Emma) Daggett, of Clinton County, Michigan. Emma received letters from her brother Will in the 10th Michigan Cavalry, her cousin George Daggett in the 33rd New York Infantry, and other friends in those regiments. The letters describe the soldiers' experiences but are primarily concerned with home matters. The bulk of the letters are from William Eaegle of the 3rd Michigan Cavalry, who married Emma Daggett in 1864....
Dates: 1861 - 1876

Francis Wilkinson Pickens and Milledge L. Bonham papers

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Identifier: LG-23
Scope and Content This collection consists of microfilm of correspondence, reports, resolutions, military papers, applications for office, administrative papers, petitions, memoranda, newspaper clippings relating to two governors of South Carolina, Francis Wilkinson Pickens and Milledge L. Bonham. The bulk of the papers date from 1860-1864 and relates mainly to their respective governorships and the Civil War. Picken's correspondents include R. C. Barclay, John Forsyth, A. C. Garlington, Robert N. Gourdin, J....
Dates: 1837 - 1920

Fraser family letters

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.441
Scope and Contents The collection consists of photocopies of letters written by William Fraser, Eugene Law and Fred E. Miller to John C. Fraser, his wife Mrs. Eliza M. Fraser or John Fraser (father of William and John C.) The letters describe their life at Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University). They write about work, classes and activities. Other topics included the buildings, professors, weather, sports and politics.
Dates: 1866 - 1881

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Names
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 6
Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 4
Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873 3
Robinson, Sara T. L. (Sara Tappan Lawrence), 1827-1911 3
Chandler, Zachariah, 1813-1879 2
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Cox, Jacob D. (Jacob Dolson), 1828-1900 2
Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893 2
Free Soil Party (U.S.) 2
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 2
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 2
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
Livermore, Arthur, 1766-1853 2
Michigan Agricultural College 2
New England Emigrant Aid Company 2
Pickens, F. W. (Francis Wilkinson), 1805-1869 2
Pillsbury, Parker, 1809-1898 2
Porter, Wm. D. (William Dennison), 1810-1883 2
Robinson, Charles, 1818-1894 2
Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872 2
Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874 2
Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869 2
Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 2
United States. Army -- Military life -- History -- 19th century 2
United States. Congress. Senate 2
United States. Land Grant Act of 1862 2
Whig Party (U.S.) 2
Wilson, Henry, 1812-1875 2
Yates, Richard, 1815-1873 2
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
Aldrich, A. P. 1
Allen, Elisha Hunt, 1804-1883 1
Allured family (Karl Allured) 1
Alvord, Bert 1
Anthony, Henry B. (Henry Bowen), 1815-1884 1
Baldwin, Henry P. (Henry Porter), 1814-1892 1
Barclay, R. C., active 1861 1
Beal, W. J. (William James), 1833-1924 1
Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893 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
Bonham, Milledge L. (Milledge Luke), 1813-1890 1
Boutwell, George S. (George Sewall), 1818-1905 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, John, 1800-1859 1
Browne, Francis F. (Francis Fisher), 1843-1913 1
Browning, Orville Hickman, 1806-1881 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
Caton, John Dean, 1812-1895 1
Chittenden, L. E. (Lucius Eugene), 1824-1900 1
Christiancy, Isaac Peckham, 1812-1890 1
Cisco, John J. 1
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 1
Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868 1
Constitutional Union Party (U.S.) 1
Cook, Albert John, 1842-1916 1
Cooke, Jay, 1821-1905 1
Cullom, Shelby M. (Shelby Moore), 1829-1914 1
Dale, Nathaniel 1
Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897 1
Davis, David, 1815-1886 1
Davis, Henry Winter, 1817-1865 1
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 1
Davis, Timothy, 1821-1888 1
Davis, Varina, 1826-1906 1
Dawes, Henry L. (Henry Laurens), 1816-1903 1
Delahay, Mark W. (Mark William), 1818?-1879 1
Dennison, William, 1815-1882 1
Dewey, Charles, 1798-1880 1
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 1
Dubois, Jesse Kilgore, 1811-1876 1
Dunks, Fred S. 1
Echols, William H., -1909 1
Fee, John Gregg, 1816-1901 1
Felder, John Myers, 1782-1851 1
Fell, Jesse W., 1808-1887 1
Fessenden, William Pitt, 1806-1869 1
Field, David Dudley, 1805-1894 1
Floyd, John B. (John Buchanan), 1806-1863 1
Forney, John W. (John Wien), 1817-1881 1
Forsyth, John, 1780-1841 1
Gadsden, James, 1788-1858 1
Galt, A. T. (Alexander Tilloch), 1817-1893 1
Gardner, Henry J. (Henry Joseph), 1819-1892 1
Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881 1
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