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Agriculture -- Michigan

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 101 Collections and/or Records:

Alton Wheaton papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00208
Scope and Contents

The Alton Wheaton papers contain primarily financial records and other forms of inventory that Wheaton took while working on his farm. There is also a small section on some of Wheaton’s community activities, some photographs of said activities, and two books on the Wheaton family genealogy. There are also a number of folders containing deeds and titles to various pieces of land Wheaton owned. There are also catalogs, plans, newsletters and brochures on farm topics.

Dates: 1934 - 2006

American Agri-Women records

 Collection
Identifier: 00155
Scope and Contents The American Agri-Women records are organized into nine series. While the entire collection is well worth perusing for those interested in the farming conditions and problems in the 1970s, some records are of particular importance. The file "American Agriculture Movement" (box 5, folder 11) contains information regarding a similar organization in Canada. "O.S.H.A. Testimonies" (box 4, folder 39) includes testimonies on pesticides and workers' safety. "New York Miscellaneous" (box 2, folder...
Dates: 1972-1999, 2010-2014

Andre family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00069
Scope and Contents The collection consists of letters, accounts books, and miscellaneous bills and receipts of the Andre and Hurlbert families. Most of the letters, written in 1874, are from Samuel to Elizabeth as he traveled through Michigan, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Nebraska as an itinerant farm worker. The bills and receipts are primarily from general stores, showing goods purchased, the prices paid, and eggs and dairy products accepted in trade. There are also accounts showing farm work performed; it is not...
Dates: 1874-1892, undated

Anna Rebecca Edwards reminiscences

 Collection
Identifier: c-00289
Scope and Contents This collection contains the reminiscences of Anna Rebecca Edwards describing pioneer life in Michigan in the late 19th century. Her parents, Isaac Carver and Ruth Jessop Carver, moved to Michigan in 1859, settling first in Benzonia and then moving to Frankfort. Edwards describes the difficulties of pioneer life, especially illness and scarcity of food. She also discusses agriculture, education, social activity, daily work, and housework.The collection also includes brief notes...
Dates: 1936

Arnold W. Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00008
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, receipts, account books, and diaries relating mainly to Arnold W. Miller, a Saginaw County, Michigan, farmer. The bulk of the correspondence consists of letters from friends and relatives of Miller, residing in Kansas, Vermont, and Massachusetts. The letters include information on agricultural and business conditions, as well as the family's intense interest in spiritualism. One folder contains correspondence from Jasper Miller, who corresponded...
Dates: 1847 - 1928

Arthur E. Wilhelm papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00020
Scope and Contents

This collection contains expense and income records from the Wilhelm farm in Ingham County, Michigan for the years 1911, 1929, and 1931, some kept on calendars.

Dates: 1911 - 1931

Bagg family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00251
Scope and Contents The Bagg family papers contain a letter of welcome from residents of Savannah, Georgia, to George Washington, during his visit to Savannah in 1791. Also included are letters to Dr. Joseph Bagg and his wife, Eliza, of Detroit, Michigan. Two letters from Eliza's sister, Abby Billings, send family news and complain about housework (1843, 1844). A letter from the Baggs' son-in-law, W.G. Austin, of Kalamazoo, Michigan, describes the presidential election of 1844. School compositions by the Baggs'...
Dates: 1791, 1839-1844, 1878

Bamber family papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.447
Scope and Contents The Bamber family papers consist primarily of correspondence written or received by members of the family of Joseph S. Bamber, a farmer residing in Oakland County, Michigan. The collection includes letters (1862-1865) to Bamber from members of the Hayes family, related to the Bambers by marriage. These letters describe civilian experiences during the Civil War and contain information on food prices, the draft, and "Copperhead" activity in 1864. Also included are letters...
Dates: 1861 - 1883

Benjamin D. Pritchard records

 Collection
Identifier: c-00324
Scope and Contents This collections contains records, account books and letterbooks of Captain Benjamin D. Pritchard, Commanding Officer of Company L, 4th Michigan Cavalry, dating from August, 1862, to July, 1865. The military materials include two ledger books (1862-1865), five folders of invoices and receipts, and an inventory of Company L's weapons, ammunition, clothing, horses, and track. There are also several roll call issues of supplies.Another ledger gives the daily cash account...
Dates: 1862 - 1911

Carl A. Brodbeck papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00096
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the financial records of the Brodbeck Centennial farm between the years 1922 and 1967. Included in the records are receipts from livestock, crops and other income as well as farm operating expenses. The collection also includes various farm analysis studies and business reports from 1929 through 1961.

Dates: 1922 - 1967