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Agriculture -- Michigan

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 101 Collections and/or Records:

Frank N. Elliott collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA-17.447
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters and campaign materials requested from five Michigan Congressmen by Frank Elliott of the Michigan State University Museum. The five Congressmen represented are Gerald Ford, Clare Hoffman, Donald Hayworth, John Lesinski, and James O'Hara. Their letters and campaign materials discuss the major issues and concerns of the 1958 and 1960 elections.

Dates: 1959 - 1960

Futures UA 16.7

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Serial-00316

George Dair diary

 Collection
Identifier: c-00315
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a diary kept by George Dair, supervisor of Joyfield Township, Benzie County, Michigan. The diary deals with rural life in Benzie County. Early entries include information about Michigan weather, traveling routes, purchases of goods, and agricultural activities. The latter part of the diary includes entries of Joyfield Township records dealing with such matters as tax assessment rolls, the township voting count, and township finance.

Dates: 1865 - 1869

George Farr autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: c-00057
Scope and Contents This typed copy of George Farr's autobiography, entitled "My Own Life," tells of his childhood on a small farm in Erie County, New York, and his family's migration to Michigan in the 1850s. It describes farm life and work in rural Michigan in those years. The autobiography is primarily an account of the Civil War and of Farr's war experiences. He served briefly with the 1st Michigan Regiment, and later with the 4th U.S. Artillery. The autobiography gives a clear picture of camp...
Dates: undated

Haight family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00244
Scope and Contents

The Haight family papers consist of correspondence, legal notices, pedigrees and stock registers. The Haights owned pedigreed cattle and also raised sheep. In addition, the collection contains legal notices relating to proposed improvements on Haight land in California Township, Branch County, Michigan.

Dates: 1892 - 1928

Hale family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00030
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of five small account books and one receipt noting general store purchases and crop sales of R. Hale and Sanford Hale of Shiawassee County, Michigan.

Dates: 1879 - 1909

Hall family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00408
Scope and Contents

The collection contains diaries, account books for household and farm, tax receipts, and miscellaneous papers of the Ernest Hall family.

Dates: 1893 - 1950

Harold H. Pierce papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00083
Scope and Contents This collection contains three account books.The first account book is the company treasurer's book. It records expenses and receipts. The second account book contains corporate information including company's constitution and by-laws, lists of shareholders, and meeting minutes. The third is a farm ledger book belonging to Harold H. Pierce which provides detailed accounts for the cost of farm products, labor, and market goods. In addition, the collection contains a permit from...
Dates: 1901 - 1952

Henry Hamilton Jenison papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.45
Scope and Contents

The papers of Henry H. Jenison consist of one volume in which he kept track of hours and type of work done for Michigan Agricultural College. Also included are a few quotes and accounts.

Dates: 1863 - 1867

Henry Jordan account book

 Collection
Identifier: c-00052
Scope and Contents

An account book of Jordan, a farmer in Sand Creek, Michigan, listing various agricultural transactions and prices.

Dates: 1910 - 1917