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Manuscripts

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 55 Collections and/or Records:

J. Howard Mathews papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00220
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence to and from firearms manufacturers and experts, catalogs, brochures, and booklets from manufacturers of firearms, ammunition, and gun powders, and materials from a course he taught at the University of Wisconsin. Much of the collection focuses on Mathew's comprehensive book, Firearms Identification. Research data on firearms identification, including rifling specifications for thousands of firearms and photographs of...
Dates: circa 1913-1970

James S. Hannum manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: c-00561
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the manuscript entitled "Michigan Bridget: Discovering the Truth Behind the Legend" by James S. Hannum, M.D. The manuscript is about Bridget Deavers, a camp follower with the First Michigan Cavalry who acted as a field nurse for the troops. The manuscript investigates her origins, the role she played in the war, and what she did after the war. The manuscript primarily focuses on the years 1862 to 1867. Also included in the manuscript is a bibliography....
Dates: 2004

Joe Cappo collection

 Collection
Identifier: 00223
Scope and Contents The Joe Cappo collection includes published and original dance band arrangements, as well as published and original medleys and individual songs. All original pieces are written in either pencil or ink whereas the published arrangements are printed and copyrighted. The arrangements are for both instruments as well as voice. Many arrangements lend themselves to a full band with brass, backup vocals, and lead vocals. The collection also contains a poster from a concert put on by the Joe Cappo...
Dates: 1914 - 1955

John A. King papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.206
Scope and Contents The papers of John A. King contain correspondence, diaries, and typescripts of his diaries. One diary is from his freshman year at the University of Michigan (1939). The other diaries describe his experiences in World War II, his travels abroad, and King’s daily life in Michigan.The majority of the diaries contain information about King and his wife Joan’s life in Webberville and Okemos, Michigan. He writes about daily happenings and social activities that the two engaged in....
Dates: 1937 - 2013

John Fiske Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.327
Scope and Contents

The collection contains the manuscript for "Keep Smiling Through the Grease: The Making of an Engineer in Mid-Twentieth Century America" by John Fiske Brown, an alumnus of Michigan State University (1953-1957), in which he writes about his life including his education and career. Also included are some family photographs and recipes.

Dates: circa 1989

Joseph W. Stack papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.44
Scope and Contents The Joseph W. Stack papers relate to Stack's tenure as a professor in the Department of Zoology and as curator and director of the MSU Museum. His particular areas of interest were ornithology and bird banding. Other subjects covered in Stack's papers are the university curriculum, the Inland Bird Banding Association, and Stack's work with the Works Progress Administration (WPA). Materials found in the collection include maps, bird banding records, student reports and papers, manuscripts,...
Dates: 1916 - 1953

Katharine E. Cook Briggs papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.68
Scope and Contents The papers of Katharine Cook Briggs contain two scrapbooks, three folders of genealogical information, and several of her published and private works. The first scrapbook by Cook contains images of Michigan Agricultural College campus, dance cards, concert programs, letters, and other memorabilia. The album begins in 1889 and contains materials through 1894. The second scrapbook consists of a joint photo album in which Cook and Mary Lilian Wheeler demonstrate various photographic printing...
Dates: 1889 - 1956

Kathleen F. Lawler papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00134
Scope and Contents

The collection contains materials from the 1907 land fraud case, the Republican Speaker's Bureau and the Newberry-Ford dispute. This includes correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, newspapers, a scrapbook and photographs.

Dates: 1888 - 1938; Majority of material found within 1895 - 1938

L. P. Pettitt manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: c-00012
Scope and Contents

This collection contains an article by L. P. Pettitt entitled "Short Story of the Passenger Pigeon" (1953) explaining the methods used in Michigan from 1870-1880 to capture large numbers of these birds. The birds were then shipped to cities in the Midwest. Pettitt also discusses different theories on the cause of the extinction of the passenger pigeon.

Dates: 1953

Leo M. Christensen papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00174
Scope and Contents I. PERSONAL MATERIALS. 0.5 cubic feetMaterials largely from Leo Christensen’s high school and college days. Includes commencement programs, college handbook, banquet and event programs, report cards, papers, valentines, Christmas cards, fraternal/honorary organizational materials, as well as the wedding invitation to Eva (Patterson) and Leo Christensen’s wedding.Arranged largely chronologically. II. CORRESPONDENCE. 4.0 cubic feetThis...
Dates: 1837 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1864 - 1880