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Agriculture -- Michigan

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 101 Collections and/or Records:

Dora Hall Stockman papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-1.1.11
Scope and Contents Dora Hall Stockman was an East Lansing, Michigan resident and was actively involved in local affairs. The collection contains a typed transcript of her autobiography, correspondence, publications, and newspaper clippings of the various activities in which she participated.Stockman's primary interest was in the State Grange. As an active member she helped establish county Granges throughout the state and held several state offices including that of State Grange Lecturer (1914-1930)....
Dates: 1910 - 1948

Dunks family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00123
Scope and Contents The Dunks family papers consist primarily of correspondence addressed to Oliver Dunks of Detroit and Coldwater, Michigan, the bulk of which is dated in the 1860s. The letters discuss business, agriculture, and social activities in Southern Michigan. Several also deal with important aspects of the Civil War period, such as "Copperhead" feeling in the North, the election of 1864, and Lincoln's assassination.Of particular interest are letters from Julius Dunks discussing the...
Dates: 1836 - 1877

Eben Mumford papers

 Record Group
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

Edity Yokie collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00363
Scope and Contents The collection contains miscellaneous items from Keweenaw County, Michigan assembled by the donor. Included are three small volumes containing household expense records, grocery store accounts, and livestock and farm produce records (1893-1944). Also, several stockholder's notices from the Fulton Mining Company of New York (later the Fulton Copper Company) (1854-1855); teachers' certificates from Macomb and Keweenaw Counties (1868-1892); and Insurance Company of Detroit correspondence...
Dates: 1854 - 1944

Elton B. Hill papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.67
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection contains material relating to the issues that interested Hill most as a teacher and researcher. He taught a number of courses on farm appraisal and agricultural finance, and his reference material appears here. Land tenure, especially the legal and moral implications of father-son partnerships and farm ownership transfers, were of special interest to him.In addition to this, there is also a scrapbook and some memorabilia from his college days at...
Dates: 1862 - 1972

English family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00064
Scope and Contents This collection relates mainly to Albert D. English, his wife, the former Marion Brown Monteith, their daughter Jean English Wisner, and Albert's sister, Annetta English.Many letters in Albert's personal correspondence, especially those from his sister, Annetta, contain references of local historical interest. Annetta English, in her diaries and essays, recorded a great deal of the history of the Manchester, Michigan area. Albert kept personal notes in this field, and also...
Dates: 1829 - 1954

Extension Bulletin - AM UA 16.34

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Serial-00916

Farmers' Institutes records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-22.6
Scope and Contents Farmers' Institutes records contain correspondence about the institutes and educational outreach programs held around the state. Correspondence is arrange by countyAlso included is a notebook given to attendees so that they could take notes on the techniques and information given during the meetings. Drawings of campus buildings and information encouraging people to enroll in college are featured on the pages of the notebook. The notebook is blank except for a few notes that...
Dates: 1876 - 1961

Farmers Social Club records

 Collection
Identifier: c-00135
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three volumes (1877-1901) containing the constitution, bylaws, and minutes of the meetings of the Farmers Social Club of Tecumseh, Michigan. The records also contain information on planting techniques, discussion of market prices in comparison with the West, a detailed history of the club and its fair exhibitions, and obituaries of deceased members.

Dates: 1877 - 1901

Fay family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00115
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence between members of the Fay family living in Middletown and Westfield, Connecticut, and in Genesee County, Michigan. The letters discuss agricultural and economic prospects, religious concerns, family matters, and social activities.

Dates: 1832 - 1875