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Arthur Carmichel papers

Identifier: c-00241
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three letters from Arthur Carmichel to family members in Virginia, discussing family matters as well as agriculture in Virginia. One letter (1814) mentions the results of a battle won by American forces in the War of 1812.

Dates: 1814, 1818

Edwin R. Havens papers

Identifier: 00016
Scope and Contents The Edwin Havens papers consist of letters and diaries written by Havens while serving in the Seventh Michigan Cavalry during the Civil War. The letters of 1862 concern the training period of the regiment at Camp Kellogg, Grand Rapids, Michigan. In February of 1863, the regiment was sent to Washington, D.C., and was later involved in campaigns at Gettysburg, Richmond, Petersburg, and the Shenandoah Valley. Havens' letters contain details of important battles, as well as the...
Dates: 1838 - 1926

French family papers

Identifier: 00030
Scope and Contents The collection consists largely of personal correspondence of the French and Cady families, related through the marriage of Sarah Jane Cady to Newell Andrew French. The families were originally from New York and Pennsylvania. Although most letters contain family news, there are those discussing land, crops, and conditions of the times.The letters of Myron French and Charles Cady from June 9, 1861 through June 29, 1864 describe the Civil War. A letter of August 12, 1861 tells of...
Dates: 1856 - 1931

General Land Office records (c.00420)

Identifier: UA-28.17
Scope and Contents

The film contains the Register's Monthly Abstract of Agricultural College Scrip Entries in Michigan at: Traverse City, 1864 & 1867; Ionia, 1864-1870; Detroit, 1864-1872; Marquette, 1864-1883, East Saginaw, 1864-1881. The entries are for colleges in: Connecticut, Vermont, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Ohio, West Virginia, New Hampshire, Maine, Maryland, Indiana, Massachusetts, New York, and Rhode Island.

Dates: 1864 - 1883

Jacob Wagner papers

Identifier: c-00033
Scope and Contents This collections consists of letters addressed to Jacob J. Wagner of Monongalia County, Virginia and LePorte, Indiana. Monongalia County is now part of West Virginia. Two letters (1831, 1833), written by friends in Indiana while Wagner still lived in Virginia, describe travel conditions, pioneer life, weather and the abundance of agricultural produce in Indiana. Three letters (1840, 1850, 1851) were written by Wagner's friends in Virginia after he left, giving him news of that area. These...
Dates: 1831 - 1851

Robert Eldon Brown papers

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Identifier: UA-17.83
Scope and Contents Robert E. Brown's papers include research notes from the American colonial period, and professional correspondence from his career as a historian.The research notes series are divided into three groups, (Massachusetts, New York City, and Virginia) which correspond to three of his books: Middle Class Democracy and the Revolution in Massachusetts, 1691-1780, Carl Becker on History and the American Revolution, and...
Dates: 1940 - 1989

Virginia Norfleet reminiscences

Identifier: c-00149
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a typed transcript of the reminiscences of Virginia Norfleet which was written for her grandchildren. Mrs. Norfleet gives a highly moralistic account of life in the Tidewater area of Virginia from 1812 to 1894, with emphasis on the Civil War and its effects on living conditions. She discusses slavery and the freeing of her father's slaves after General Lee's surrender; describes the school she attended after the Civil War; and gives a brief history of Franklin,...
Dates: circa 1900

Walter J. Carrier papers

Identifier: 00138
Scope and Contents

The Walter Carrier papers consist of correspondence, government publications, scrapbooks, and volumes collected by Carrier during the years 1914-1931. The correspondence reveals Carrier's deep pacifistic beliefs. His views on such issues as World War I and the American intervention into Haiti and the Dominican Republic in the 1920s are of particular interest. The scrapbooks contain several pieces of correspondence as well as newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1914 - 1931

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