Dairy farming -- Michigan
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
The Forbes K. Merkley collection contains materials relating to the For-Mar Farms and Merkley’s livestock. Included are letters of congratulations to Mr. Merkley for his prize-winning cattle, photographs, newspaper clippings and articles. There is also magazine printed by an association of which his wife was a member. In the articles she is mentioned for her charitable donation of For-Mar farm to Genesee County.
The collection includes a historical review which presents a brief history of the foundation including scholarships granted, memorial honors and officers. In addition, it contains financial data and the constitution of the foundation. Also included is the 2010 issue of the foundation's annual newsletter. Electronic Resources include digital editions of the annual newsletter from 2004 to 2012.
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.