Education -- Michigan
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters from Abel G. Peck to his family during the Civil War. His letters describe Sharpsburg, Maryland, in the aftermath of the battle of Antietam, as well as as his part in the battles of Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville. Also included in the collection is a letter from a newly appointed woman faculty member at Hillsdale, Michigan. The letter (1859) describes the college and her experiences as the first women hired by a previously all-male...
Dates: 1859 - 1863
Scope and Contents This collection consists of tax receipts (1888-1902) for property owned by Arthur Kenyon in St. Johns, Bingham Township, Clinton County, Michigan. Also included is a program from the graduation exercises at Ann Arbor High School in 1887.
Dates: 1887 - 1902
Scope and Contents The Brownson family papers consist of correspondence between members of the Brownson, Johnson, and Allured families, as well as essays, poetry, and a sermon.Many of the letters are to Oscar Brownson of Pontiac and Evart, Michigan. Brownson entered Oberlin College in 1843, but a year later he returned to Pontiac to teach school. Several letters from a cousin, Franklin Barber, urged him to join the United States Navy, where he could get a free medical training. Brownson received other...
Dates: 1843 - 1931
Scope and Contents This collection contains one bound volume containing twenty-five teacher contracts signed by the school board for School District No.1 in the township of Cedar Creek, Wexford County, Michigan. These contracts were for one month to ten months with the pay ranging from thirty to forty dollars.
Dates: 1886 - 1895
Scope and Contents The Monroe papers consist of Charles Monroe's typewritten reminiscences, written in 1959 at age eighty-six. He discusses the history of Webberville, Michigan, the political and social life of the community, education in rural schools, market conditions and the costs of goods and services, as well as agricultural life and work. Monroe includes family history and anecdotes, especially about his father. He also includes a poem he wrote entitled "Webberville." Finally, there is a letter from...
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of Clarence Judson's letters to his family, written during his years at Michigan Agricultural College. The letters describe his classes, activities, and financial situation, his experiences as a teacher during school breaks, the class strike of 1886, and a visit to the Capitol in Lansing. The collection also includes an autobiography, family history materials, genealogical charts, school records, diaries from 1888 to 1902, and a notebook Judson kept while...
Dates: 1874 - 2001
Collection — Box 1-3
Dates: 1963 - 1969
Scope and Content The Edwin Willits papers consist of correspondence, financial records, Willits' inaugural address at Michigan Agricultural College, and various education-related materials, primarily concerning natural science.
Dates: 1884 - 1889
Scope and Contents This collection relates mainly to Albert D. English, his wife, the former Marion Brown Monteith, their daughter Jean English Wisner, and Albert's sister, Annetta English.Many letters in Albert's personal correspondence, especially those from his sister, Annetta, contain references of local historical interest. Annetta English, in her diaries and essays, recorded a great deal of the history of the Manchester, Michigan area. Albert kept personal notes in this field, and also collected...
Dates: 1829 - 1954
Scope and Contents This collection contains the teaching notebook belonging to Ernest Hollenbeck of Davison, Michigan. It includes Hollenbeck's lesson notes, attendance records, list of visitors, disciplinary actions, and grades.