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Agriculture -- Michigan

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 95 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

Henry Larzelere papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.130
Scope and Contents The papers of Henry Larzelere pertain to his work with Michigan regional fruit cooperatives. Specific organizations contained in the collection include the Michigan Blueberry Growers' Association, the Millburg Growers' Exchange, Peach Marketing Group, the South Haven Fruit Exchange, and the Watervliet Fruit Exchange. The aim of these cooperatives was to maximize their profits. Several folders contain the by-laws for that region's fruit cooperatives, as well as some year-end reports. ...
Dates: 1926 - 1966

Hooper family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00117
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1861 - 1910

Irving Kirshman papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.69
Scope and Contents The papers of Irving "Happy" Kirshman consist of a scrapbook (1905-1914), programs from Michigan Agricultural College events (1912-1913), and miscellaneous memorabilia (1909-1911). The scrapbook contains a variety of items pertaining to farming activities and to student life at Michigan Agricultural College, including athletic schedules, post cards, photographs, programs, invitations, certificates, menus, greeting cards, posters, report cards, news clippings, college songs and tickets. The...
Dates: 1905 - 1914

J. M. York journal

 Collection
Identifier: c-00523
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a journal that belonged to John M. York who owned a general store in Ionia County, Michigan. The journal dates mostly from 1899 to 1901 with a portion dating from 1922. Also within the journal are the recordings of 1913 auction sales by George Kelner. This journal may be connected with the ledger in another collection (c.00524); both were found in the home of Ludwig C. Winters by the donor.

Dates: 1899 - 1922; Majority of material found within 1899 - 1901

J. S. Preston papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00370
Scope and Contents

This collection contains twenty small diaries of J. S. Preston describing farm life in Shelby Township, Macomb County, Michigan, 1875-1895. At the end of each volume are yearly farm and household expense accounts. The folders contain receipts and newspaper clippings found within the volumes.

Dates: 1875 - 1895