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Charles Donald Palm papers

Identifier: UA-10.3.431
Scope and Contents Don Palm's papers consist mostly of letters and postcards he wrote to his family while serving in the ambulance corps and in the army. He was stationed at Camp Allentown, Pennsylvania; Camp Hancock, Georgia; Camp Merritt, New Jersey; and Mehun, France. The letters detail camp life and describe wartime in France. Palm's assignment overseas consisted primarily of cleaning guns. His duties were apparently not very demanding, and one of his greatest concerns was gaining membership in...
Dates: 1910 - 1919

Class of 1895 records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.4.6
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a manuscript titled "Resume of an Informal Talk" given by Major Henry R. Allen at the 50th Anniversary of the Class of 1895 on June 7, 1945. He discusses his experiences as a student at Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University). He also talks about the jobs and military experience that he had after graduation. The longest and most significant position he held was as managing director of an American company in Germany during the 1920s through...
Dates: 1945

Claude Bywater papers

Identifier: c-00143
Scope and Contents

This collection contains Bywater's letters to family members in Grand Rapids, Michigan (1917-1918). The collection also contains his draft notice, a note of welcome from King George V to American soldiers, and documents relating to Bywater's death and burial. Also included is a tintype portrait of Roger McDowell.

Dates: 1917-1918, undated

Clive S. Beurmann papers

Identifier: c-00195
Scope and Contents

This collection contains World War I letters from Clive S. Beurmann to his sister and brother-in-law. His letters describe his experiences both in battle and behind the lines.

Dates: 1918 - 1919

College of Engineering records

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Identifier: UA-15.2
Scope and Contents The records of the Engineering College includes material relating to World War I training including the Student Army Training Corps, course information, Committee on Education and Special Training, information on armored vehicles, as well as correspondence. Other records in the collection include surveys and studies of engineering students, alumni and professor information, minutes of faculty meetings for 1967 to 1975, brochures about the college, reports about the college, and a 1960...
Dates: 1913 - 2017

Eben Mumford papers

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Identifier: UA-17.91
Scope and Contents The papers of Eben Mumford contain case notes, data, and manuscripts of rural communities and land utilization studies of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Professional correspondence, research data, manuscripts, research notes from the agriculture experiment station, standard of living in Michigan projects, the rural church project, and Michigan school districts are also found in Mumford’s papers. Also included are class notes, possibly from classes Mumford taught.The...
Dates: 1915 - 1940

Guy G. Speeker papers

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Identifier: UA-17.43
Scope and Content

The Guy Speeker papers contain gradebooks for mathematics and physics classes that Speeker taught at Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University). Also included are letters of recommendation for Speeker, correspondence from Speeker as dormitory inspector and correspondence regarding World War I. There is a newspaper clipping about the resignation of M.A.C. President Jonathan Snyder and postcards of M.A.C. students and faculty.

Dates: 1912 - 1948

Harald S. and Marguerite I. Patton papers

Identifier: UA-17.437
Scope and Contents Harald Patton papers primarily document his World War I experiences. The correspondence consists of letters written by Patton to Marguerite Irene Taylor, who later became his wife, friends and relatives, and dates almost entirely from 1915 to 1919. Included is a journal (in letter form) describing his voyage to England in 1915 on the troopship Northland. There are also postcards, photographs, and a scrapbook.Marguerite Patton papers includes correspondence, articles of...
Dates: 1884 - 1941

Helmick family collection

Identifier: c-00688
Scope and Contents The collections contains correspondence and diaries of the Helmick Family. The correspondence consists of letters sent by David Helmick to his family. The letters and diary pages describe his life in the military including his time during the Spanish American War. Some of the letters are incomplete. Also in the collection is a letter from Harry E. Helmick to his brother and a letter from his son, Harry Mortimer Helmick, to his sister. The letter was written five days before he passed away...
Dates: 1898 - 1918

Henry Merriman papers

Identifier: 00139
Scope and Contents This collection includes some of his plans and sketches for inventions such as the shoe tree, wire shoehorn, Merriman Windjammer, spacecraft toilet, roll dispenser, belt tester, lubricated bushing, Merriman valves, lug tester, and window hook test equipment.The collection also contains correspondence between the inventor and his patent attorneys, Beaman and Beaman, Merriman's New Ideas, a Merriman family history, rather lengthy memoirs entitled "The Early Years in Kent County and West...
Dates: 1887 - 1969

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