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Manners and customs

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Not geographically subdivided

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Anonymous diary

 Collection
Identifier: c-00459
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a diary (January 1 to December 21, 1879) written by an anonymous woman. She primarily writes about her daily activities such as sewing, ironing, baking, visiting with friends, and going to church.

Dates: 1879

Anonymous diary

 Collection
Identifier: c-00461
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a diary (January 1, 1931 to December 29, 1933) written by anonymous woman. She writes about her daily activities such as going to church, meetings, shopping, visiting friends, writing letters, reading sewing, and baking.

Dates: 1931 - 1933

Charles Hutchinson Thompson papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00024
Scope and Contents The collection contains diaries (1891-1916), journals (1858-1869), and an account book (1859-1861) of Charles Hutchinson Thompson (1838-1916), a clerk in the State offices in Lansing, Michigan. Born in LeRoy, New York, he visited Michigan in 1845-1847 and returned to Orleans County, New York, where he attended school and held various jobs. Thompson moved to Michigan in 1856 and worked on a farm in Van Buren County until December 1857, when he was appointed porter in the State offices. He...
Dates: 1843 - 1916

Department of Effective Living records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-22.25
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 11 volumes of Effective Living course syllabi and readings; original minutes of the Basic Education Planning Committee and the Curriculum Committee (March-May, 1944); a “confidential” report of an undated faculty survey relating to the establishment of the Basic College and the Effective Living courses. The collection is arranged chronologically.

The collection also includes unpublished annual reports for 1945-1953.

Dates: 1946 - 1951

Eben Pearson Dorr papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00366
Scope and Contents The majority of the papers consist of six diaries (1888-1937) written by Eben Pearson Dorr. The diaries from 1888 to 1892 describe life in the Buffalo, New York area. The Manistee County, Michigan area is described in the 1936 to 1937 diaries. The 1888-1891 diary contains descriptions of Chicago; Kansas City, Kansas; St. Louis and Washington, D.C. Also among the papers are a Horace Greeley autograph (February 9, 1871); and a passport, issued August 13, 1861, to George P. Dorr by Charles...
Dates: 1861 - 1937

Engle Family invitation

 Collection
Identifier: c-00186
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a handwritten invitation from Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Engle to an at-home evening on August 30, 1869.

Dates: 1869

Farmers Social Club records

 Collection
Identifier: c-00135
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three volumes (1877-1901) containing the constitution, bylaws, and minutes of the meetings of the Farmers Social Club of Tecumseh, Michigan. The records also contain information on planting techniques, discussion of market prices in comparison with the West, a detailed history of the club and its fair exhibitions, and obituaries of deceased members.

Dates: 1877 - 1901

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

Louisa Tupper letter

 Collection
Identifier: c-00124
Scope and Contents

A letter from Louisa Tupper in Clinton County, Michigan, to her son in Genesee County describes personal matters, a outbreak of diphtheria, and a "logging bee" are discussed.

Dates: 1881

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