Agriculture -- Michigan
Found in 101 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.