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Agriculture -- Michigan

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 95 Collections and/or Records:

MSU Pork Quarterly UA 16.34

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Serial-01150
Dates: 1996 - 2015

N. M. Thomas account book

 Collection
Identifier: c-00291
Scope and Contents

This collection contains one account book of N. M. Thomas of Schoolcraft, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, recording prices for agricultural products and labor. The collection also contains brief personal notes, such as descriptions of the weather.

Dates: 1837 - 1860

O. G. Dunckel papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00024
Scope and Contents This collections consists primarily of Civil War letters from O. G. Dunckel to his family in Michigan. Dunckel's letters describe army life and Sherman's campaigns, but he was much more concerned with family matters and the state of the farm in his absence. Also included are three letters from other members of the Price family serving with Dunckel.The collection also contains two documents. The first is a contract (1853) between Dunckel and a group of Chippewa Indians living on...
Dates: 1853 - 1865; Majority of material found within 1863 - 1865

Old Newaygo Dairy Herd Improvement Association records

 Collection
Identifier: UA-28.9
Scope and Contents The collection includes herd records, progress reports, printed materials, and letters relating to the Old Newaygo Dairy Herd Improvement Association (D.H.I.A.) of Fremont, Newaygo County, Michigan.Several samples are included of early cow and herd records (1905-1913). Also included is a bulletin from the Dairy and Food Department (1907) describing cow-testing in Denmark, and the start of cow-testing in the United States.Other items include a state D.H.I.A. records; a...
Dates: 1905 - 1955

Parmalee family collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00529
Scope and Content

The collection consists of a ledger of farm records which contains a register of students from Michigan State University who visited the farm with their class in the years 1922-1928 and some memoirs which are not dated. Also included are numerous newspaper and magazine articles which describe Parmalee and his farm.

Dates: 1900 - 1930

Pierpont Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00096
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters from friends in Dexter, encouraging him to move back. They discuss agricultural prospects, politics, and local gossip. Also included are some family correspondence and rough genealogy for the Smith family.

Dates: 1829 - 1842

Powell family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00059
Scope and Contents The papers include the last will and testament (1826) of John Powell; and nine letters (1803-1846) and their typed transcriptions relating to John Leavitt Powell and his family, giving information about agricultural conditions in New York and Michigan. There is also a farm account book (1846-1887) containing a family record, and several receipts (1842-1843) of Joseph Priestley Powell, son of John L. Powell, who operated a farm in the township of Ronald, Ionia County, Michigan. Also included...
Dates: 1803 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1803 - 1887

Rawson Smith family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00072
Scope and Contents The Smith family papers consist mostly of Alfred Smith's letters to his parents while he was in the Army, and correspondence exchanged by family members in Michigan and New York in the years following the war. The collection also includes various documents including insurance policies, deeds, mortgages, and a lottery advertisement (1868).Subjects of particular interest from Alfred's correspondence include conditions in the Union hospital at Albany, New York (July 12, 1862);...
Dates: 1850 - 1892

Robert R. Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00127
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection deals with Smith's activities as a sheep breeder for the five years, 1886-1891. Included are: 1) correspondence of inquiry; 2) advertising of his flock; and 3) relations with several agricultural and sheep breeding associations. Also included are Smith's activities in education and religion, i.e. speeches, school and church supply catalogers and the 1889 State of Michigan guidelines for training teachers during the summer. The collection also contains an 1891...
Dates: 1880 - 1916

Rosevelt family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00307
Scope and Contents This collection contains business and personal correspondence, various bulletins, papers, and advertisements of the Rosevelt family.Most of the business papers involve John V. Rosevelt, a dealer in agricultural machinery, and Charles Rosevelt, a farmer, both of Keeler (Van Buren County), Michigan. The personal correspondence in the collection involves several individuals: Elizabeth Hirkham, Emma Varnovery, and Allie, possibly Charles' wife.Additionally, the collection...
Dates: 1850 - 1953