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Michigan -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew Anthos scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: c-00601
Scope and Contents

The collection contains a bound, photocopied version of Anthos’ original scrapbook. The scrapbook contains fun facts about Michigan and a general overview of Michigan’s past including historical and geographical facts. Facts are grouped together under several titles. A sample of the trivia-like facts include: “150 Persons with Michigan Ties,” “Michigan’s Largest Communities,” and “Michigan’s Tallest Television Towers.”

Dates: 1987

Austin Blair papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00014
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a transcript of biographical notes written by Governor Austin Blair, covering the period 1758-1873, giving information on family background, Michigan politics, the formation of the Republican Party, his years of service in the Michigan House of Senate, his governorship (1861-1865), and his three terms in the U.S. House of Representatives.Also included is a typescript of several articles written by Nellie Blair Greene for the Jackson...
Dates: 1898, 1930

Charles Press papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.200
Scope and Contents The question of a general constitutional revision was approved by Michigan voters in April 1961. Delegates were nominated to the 1961 constitutional convention in July and elected in August. Work began in October and finished in August 1962. The revised Michigan constitution was put before the voters on April 1, 1963 and approved.Charles Press was one of the delegates to the Constitutional Convention (Con-Con). Press was assigned to the Legislative Organization Committee, and...
Dates: 1961 - 2012

Dirk Gringhuis papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-17.306
Scope and Content The Dirk Gringhuis Papers contain drafts, gallery proofs, photographs, and illustrated drawings for two of Gringhuis' books: Stars on the Ceiling: the Planetarium Story and Open Door to the Great Lakes. The collection also contains MSU Museum pamphlets, newspaper articles concerning Gringhuis and the MSU Museum, publications by Gringhuis, reminiscence about Gringhuis by his coworker Charles Smith, a drawing of Charles Smith?...
Dates: undated, circa 1965-1967

English family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00064
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...
Dates: 1829 - 1954

Grace L. Hooper manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: c.00673
Scope and Content The Grace L. Hooper papers consist of the manuscript "By Trek and Sail to Grand Traverse" written by Grace L. Hooper. It is a pioneer history focusing on Antrim County in northern Michigan from its exploration by Europeans in the mid-1600s through its settlement up to the Civil War. Chapters include: In Time Gone By; Missionaries Come to Grand Traverse; Waukazooville or Northport; The First Churches; Elk Rapids; Tis A Matter of Record; Kewadin on Elk Lake; Clam River and...
Dates: undated

Grand Ledge publications

 Collection
Identifier: c-00456
Scope and Contents

The collection contains two publications dealing with the history of Grand Ledge, Michigan. Grand Ledge Remembered is a picture portfolio of the city's early history from 1862 to the 1920s. The Nature of Grand Ledge explains and illustrates the geographical and horticultural make-up of Grand Ledge.

Dates: 1976, 1978

Irma Thompson papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.35
Scope and Contents The Irma Thompson papers consist of correspondence and memorabilia from her time as a college student including dance cards, programs for dances, and programs for events on campus. The events were held by various organizations including Feronian Society, Hesperian Society, Eclectic Society, Olympic Society, MAC Oratorical Association, Union Literary Society, as well as the alumni association. There are also a number of plays, poems and short stories written by Irma and other classmates and...
Dates: 1835 - 1964

Joseph Painter Carpenter letter

 Collection
Identifier: c-00541
Scope and Contents

The Carpenter papers consist of one letter, written by G. Carpenter of Ravenna, Ohio, to his brother, Joseph Painter Carpenter, of Blissfield, Michigan. This letter, dated August 19, 1835, discusses the issues regarding the boundary dispute between Michigan and Ohio in the 1830s.

Dates: 1835

Manly Miles papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-17.449
Scope and Contents The four letters were written by Manly Miles to his brother, Isaac. Three dated 1848 were written while he was at Western Reserve College, and the fourth, dated 1850, while he attended Rush Medical College. Typewritten copies are included for each. Letters dated 1848 provide descriptions of Western Reserve College and various professors. There are references to fellow Michigan students C. Bartlett, I.T. Hinman, H.A. Goodale, and Doct Kenny, and to family matters and members including an...
Dates: 1848 - 1888