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Alexander H. Stephens papers

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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

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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

Andrew Hunt collection

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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

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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

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

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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 other...
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 describes...
Dates: 1860 - 1866

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

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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

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Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 7
Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 4
United States. Army -- Military life -- History -- 19th century 4
Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873 3
New England Emigrant Aid Company 3
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Robinson, Sara T. L. (Sara Tappan Lawrence), 1827-1911 3
United States. Land Grant Act of 1862 3
Whig Party (U.S.) 3
Blair, Francis Preston, 1791-1876 2
Chandler, Zachariah, 1813-1879 2
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 2
Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868 2
Cox, Jacob D. (Jacob Dolson), 1828-1900 2
Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893 2
Free Soil Party (U.S.) 2
Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881 2
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 2
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 2
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 2
Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
Livermore, Arthur, 1766-1853 2
Michigan Agricultural College 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
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
Stephens, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton), 1812-1883 2
Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 2
Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885 2
United States. Congress. Senate 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
Anonymous 1
Anthony, Henry B. (Henry Bowen), 1815-1884 1
Badger, George E., 1795-1866 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, Austin, 1818-1894 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
Brown, Orlando, 1801-1867 1
Browne, Francis F. (Francis Fisher), 1843-1913 1
Browning, Orville Hickman, 1806-1881 1
Burnley, Albert T. (Albert Triplett), 1800-1861 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
Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856 1
Constitutional Union Party (U.S.) 1
Cook, Albert John, 1842-1916 1
Cooke, Jay, 1821-1905 1
Crittenden, John J. (John Jordan), 1787-1863 1
Cullom, Shelby M. (Shelby Moore), 1829-1914 1
Dale, Nathaniel 1
Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897 1
Davis, Charles Augustus, 1795-1867 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
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