Oakland County (Mich.)
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
The Elisha Cross papers include an illustrated physics manual given to Cross in 1832 by John B. Calhoun ("President of the Moulders of the Howell Works Co."). Cross and his daughter, Susan, used the manual for a personal journal, scrapbook and botanical notebook (including plant specimens). The papers also contain a photographic copy of a drawing of the Hance farm and documents related to real estate Cross owned in the Detroit area.
The Hooper family papers consist primarily of correspondence between members of the Hooper and Goodwin families living in Oakland and Lapeer Counties, Michigan. The letters discuss family news, agriculture, and the activities of various family members. The collection also includes poetry, recipes, tax receipts, a deed, expense accounts, and an agricultural diary.
William Axford operated a store in Oakland Township of Oakland County, Michigan, and at various times served as postmaster, township supervisor, and notary public. Much of the collection consists of miscellaneous financial dealings and bills for provisions. There is material relating to estates which he executed. And there is correspondence of limited value between his postal office and the Post Office Department in Washington.