Kent County (Mich.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Charles Anderson collection
Scope and Contents
This collection contains three biographies of Anderson by three of his descendants relating his Swedish boyhood, life as a sailor and adulthood in Kent County, Michigan.
Dates: 1815 - 1901
Democratic Party campaign materials
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Democratic Party campaign materials from 1874 to 1966 including handbills, pamphlets, posters, comic books and programs. Also included are voting tickets for several Lansing, Michigan, area communities, voting information and campaign instructions, and tickets, programs and statements from Democratic conventions, both in Michigan and on a national level. Biographical and political information on Michigan candidates for governor, legislature, and other offices,...
Dates: 1874 - 1966
Elton B. Hill papers
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection contains material relating to the issues that interested Hill most as a teacher and researcher. He taught a number of courses on farm appraisal and agricultural finance, and his reference material appears here. Land tenure, especially the legal and moral implications of father-son partnerships and farm ownership transfers, were of special interest to him.In addition to this, there is also a scrapbook and some memorabilia from his college days at...
Dates: 1862 - 1972
John Edison papers
Scope and Contents Edison's papers (1839-1915) contain various documents and newspaper clippings. The first two folders contain documents such as land deeds, tax receipts, insurance papers, wills, and church memberships. The third folder contains newspaper clippings, political tickets, and a "Forecast for the Year 1916", published in the Grand Rapids Herald. A clipping from the Grand Rapids Herald (April 16, 1899) recalls President Abraham Lincoln's assassination and its impact on Grand Rapids. The other...
Dates: 1839 - 1915
Keats K. Vining papers
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of scrapbooks containing magazine articles about agriculture, many of which were authored by Vining. The articles in the scrapbooks date from May 1952 to September 1970. The collection also contains separate photographs of a dedication plaque and agricultural activities.
Dates: 1952 - 1970
Madge Ladd collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains farm diaries and accounts (1854-1871) of Josiah W. Bliss who moved from Portage, New York in 1863 to Oakland County, Michigan, and later (1869) to Kent County Michigan. Daily events and expenditures of a Rockford, Kent County farm are noted. One account book (1864) lists buyers and prices for the sale of farm animals and machinery.Also included is an account book (1852-1857) for a general store operated by Marvin Ladd in Milford, Michigan, which has also...
Dates: 1852 - 1918
Michigan State Grange records
Scope and Contents The records of the Michigan State Grange are held by the MSU Archives and the Bentley Historical Library in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The MSU Archives holds the Grange records from the following counties: Allegan, Barry, Benzie, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Clare, Clinton, Eaton, Grand Traverse, Gratiot, Ingham, Ionia, Isabella, Kalamazoo, Kalkaska, Kent, Leelanau, Manistee, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Osceola, Otsego, Ottawa, Shiawassee, St. Joseph, Van Buren,...
Dates: 1873 - 2009
Urban-Rural Connection UA 16.34
Collection — Box 1
Dates: 2004 - 2008