Agriculture -- Michigan
Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.