Kalamazoo County (Mich.)
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
The Edward G. Read papers contain materials related to Read, his wife, children, and relatives. Included are personal and business correspondence, recipe books, pamphlets, cards, and publications. The family papers series has a four volume set titled The Peak - Peake Family History by Cyrus Peak. The photographs include the Barber, Shepard, Read, and Peak families, as well as unidentified people and an aerial view of a farm.
The collection contains photographs of the John Patterson farm which was bought from Hiram Allen in 1908. Photographs include the house circa 1908 and 1961, the barn, and an image of horses harnessed to a buggy. The photographs include notes on the back explaining the photos.
The Jackson family papers consists of the farm diary (1869) of H. L. Jackson of Kalamazoo County, Michigan. Also included are tax receipts for land in Kalamazoo County (1881-1893) and Allegan County (1883-1888).
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.
The Rich family papers consist of teaching certificates, contracts, and letters dealing with teaching positions for Charlotte and Lucia Rich of Kalamazoo, Michigan. They taught in various Kalamazoo County schools for forty years.